ABOUT OUR BUSINESS
Not your average Finance Brokers
With over 40 years of combined experience, we of course know a thing or two about Finance. But if what you’re really looking for are people who speak your language, and can think outside the square to create solutions, then Surf Coast Finance is for you.
We primarily provide families and local businesses on the Surf Coast a solutions based approach to a wide range of Finance needs. Of course we travel further, but our clients are typically a bit like us. We’re about creating the opportunity to build a worthy and balanced lifestyle for ourselves and our families. We love the outdoors, and we love being a part of this wonderful Surf Coast community that we get to call home.
So whether you’re looking to buy your first home or expanding your growing business, we’d love to chat about how we can help you make smart finance decisions.
So grab a coffee, and get started online. Or book an appointment today.
We look forward to working together!
Director & Finance Specialist
“Excellent, absolutely amazing, so easy to deal with” Her clients say it all. Nicola loves helping clients into first homes, next homes and navigating investment options.
Nicola is an award winning broker (among others she's just been named MPA Magazine's "Young Gun"), and has over 15 years experience in Lending. She truly cares about her clients and works with them to provide solutions that meet a broad range of needs and goals.
At home, Nicola loves living sustainably including caring for her own veggies, bees & chooks and is the Treasurer and Volunteer Firefighter at Bellbrae CFA.
Director & Finance Specialist
Lanie is a born problem-solver. She has spent 25 years in financial services, working in senior positions with St George Bank, Westpac, Macquarie and Temenos Australia. She has spent much of her career consulting to both small and large organisations in relation to their business strategies and is now applying that experience to help local families & businesses make smarter financial decisions.
Lanie's family connection to the surf coast community dates back over 100 years and she finally made it her permanent home in 2013. She's proudly supports local, and is a Board Member at Torquay SLSC.
Brigitte (affectionately known as Brigs) is a long term friend of Surf Coast Finance, and most recent member to join the team.
"Having managed the books for dozens of small businesses (in my previous life as a Book Keeper), and building homes several times myself, I know how difficult it can be to present the case in a way that makes sense to the lenders."
Her attention to detail ensures we minimise the time a lender needs to scrutinise the numbers, ensuring the we get the fastest yes possible.
Settlements & Construction Manager
In addiition to managing our purchase and refinance settlements, Ingrid also works with our clients and their builders to manage the progress payment stages during construction.
"It's so critical to ensure that clients can enjoy the building process, knowing that we have it all in hand".
When asked what she loves about being our Settlements & Construction Manager, she said it is "...the people and their stories. Ilove that this role extends my administration skills, but it’s the energy I derive from being around wonderful local people and helping them with something so important that makes me most proud".