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The team at AFS is committed to providing you with unrivalled personal service and to exceed your expectations each and every time you deal with us. Meet some of our highly trained personnel - we're here to help when it comes to asset finance.
Brian Anderson
Managing Director
Mr Anderson is the Managing Director of AFS. Mr Anderson has over 25 years experience in Consumer and Automotive Finance Industry and held Senior Management positions at Nissan Finance Corporation and GE Capital, including General Manager, Chief Operating Officer and National Operations Leader for GE Money Motor Solutions. In 2002 Mr Anderson was awarded the GE Capital Global Pinnacle Award for outstanding Business Achievement. Queensland Chairman of the Australian Finance Conference (AFC) 2015 to present.
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Tony Grice, BBus(Acc)
Operations Manager
Mr Grice has over 20 years business and finance experience and is the company’s Operations Manager. Before joining AFS in 2010, Mr Grice had been Queensland State Manager – ANZ Client Services Corporate Banking and also held a number of Senior business positions at GE Money Motor Solutions, including New Business & Collections Leader roles.
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Paul Denny
New Business Manager
Paul Denny has over 20 years experience in the Australian financial services industry. Prior to joining AFS, he held the position of Acceptance Team Leader for Toyota Finance Australia for a number of years having previously been Collections Manager of Credit Union Australia (CUA). Mr Denny has also held senior positions with Allianz Insurance and GE Auto. Mr Denny is the company’s New Business Manager and his broad asset finance experience coupled with his extensive people skills ensures AFS delivers its broker & dealer clients unrivalled service.
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Mark Ellinghaus
Sales Manager
Mr Ellinghaus has over 20 years auto and asset finance experience, and has recently been appointed as the company's Sales Manager. Prior to joining AFS, Mr Ellinghaus was Head of Recruitment for Hocking Stuart Group for Victoria. Within the industry he has held senior sales roles for GE Capital including Sales Director Commercial Finance and National Sales & Marketing Manager, and various sales & project roles for Esanda and Ford Credit. Mr Ellinghaus' experience and industry knowledge will further energise AFS' sales initiatives, assist the company to capitalise on growth opportunities and provide professional service to our valuable introducer network.
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Nicole Barnard
Relationship Manager
With over 10 years finance industry experience and excellent communication skills, Ms Barnard was appointed Relationship Manager in 2015 and has been instrumental in developing AFS' presence with new aggregators and finance brokers. Prior to her appointment to this position, Ms Barnard worked in multiple business departments within AFS, including New Business, Settlements and Collections where she held the position of Collections Manager. Ms Barnard joined AFS in 2009.
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Max Piggott
Senior New Business Officer - Drivemore
Mr Piggott has over 30 years business and finance experience and is the company’s Senior New Business Officer. Before joining AFS in late 2013, Mr Piggott held senior management positions at GMAC and also gained retail experience at the AHG Group. Mr Piggott specialises in commercial asset finance and is dedicated to building valuable partnerships with the AFS introducer base.
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Tim Neiht
New Business Officer - Drivemore
Mr Neiht has over 15 years banking and finance experience and is the company’s New Business Officer specialising in the credit assessment of high quality applicants. Before joining AFS in 2013, Mr Neiht held Team Leader roles at Suncorp and leading Brisbane Used Car Dealerships. Mr Neiht has an extensive Collections background and has transitioned into a dedicated and effective New Business Officer.
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Zachary Hawes, BBus(Mgt)
Senior New Business Officer
Mr Hawes has over 10 years experience in the Banking and Finance Industry and is the company's Senior New Business Officer - Autoline. Mr Hawes has held sales roles recently with Liberty Financial and Bank of Queensland prior to joining the company in 2014. Mr Hawes specialises in consumer finance and the credit assessment of mid-Prime applicants.
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Elyshia Aichberger
New Business Officer
Ms Aichberger has recently joined AFS from Ladbroke Financial where she was a Senior Credit Analyst and Finance consultant. She also has extensive experience as a Personal Finance Representative for Latitude Financial Services, specialising in Motor Loans. Elyshia brings with her an engaging attitude and high energy to the team.
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Terri Barnard
New Business Officer
Ms Barnard has been with AFS for over 7 years and specialises in settlements and loan assessment. Ms Barnard joined AFS in 2012, coming from a settlements background in a medium sized solictors firm. Ms Barnard has had experience across multiple departments in the business including Collections, Administration, Settlements and New Business. Ms Barnard brings with her a high work ethic and is a great team player.
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Jayne Haley
New Business Settlements Officer
Ms Haley is an experienced Settlements Officer having worked in Compliance roles over the past 8 years with the Bank of Scotland and Westpac Banking Corproation. Ms Haley also brings Equipment Finance and Finance Broker industry experience to AFS. Ms Haley joined AFS in early 2014, gaining experience in Collections before taking up the Compliance role. Ms Haley is extremely focused and hardworking.
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