Brokers

Meet our sales team

The team is highly efficient with a wealth of industry experience to help deliver the best results for your customers.

Jake Sanders
Head of Third Party Sales

Jake joined Firstmac in January 2007.

Jake brings with him 20 years’ experience in banking and finance. During that time he has worked in various roles including loan approvals, credit control, documentation, settlements and sales.

Prior to joining Firstmac Jake spent 5 years with National Australia Bank followed by roles with a Finance & Conveyancing firm where he obtained his Advanced Diploma of Conveyancing. He then held the role of National Business Development Manager for Gadens Lawyers followed by a senior sales manager role at Capital First Financial Services. Jake has a holistic understanding and excellent knowledge of third party distribution. 

Jake is a keen surfer and enjoys a round of golf.

David Wilson
Sales Manager

David joined Firstmac in 2012 and has an in-depth knowledge across several areas of the business.

Prior to joining Firstmac David worked for Bankwest specializing in mortgage finance. David has Diplomas in Business, International Business and Financial planning and maintains an interest in all of these areas. David’s knowledge of Firstmac products and services will allow for transparent and concise dealings.

David is a keen sportsman who also enjoys food and travel.

Sarah Peterson
Account Manager

Sarah has worked at Firstmac for more than a decade.

During this time, she has been a key member across many areas of the business including Customer Care, Operations, and Sales.

Most recently, Sarah’s focus has been on managing the process and relationships within third party distribution across the premium broker and wholesale channels. Sarah’s comprehensive knowledge of various business units within the company positions her well to provide effective solutions for staff and clients alike.  

Outside of work, Sarah is passionate about touch football and Oz-tag.

Tim Kane
Account Manager

Tim is the Account manager for Firstmac's Premium Broker channel.

Tim has worked at Firstmac since 2009 and prior to joining third party sales, was a senior underwriter with the highest underwriting authority. Tim’s wealth of knowledge, particularly within the Firstmac policies, enables him to be solution focused for his clients and provide a high level of service to achieve the best possible outcome.

Tim loves travelling and seeing new parts of the world. He is also an avid NRL fan, in particular the Canberra Raiders.

Elyse Wohling
eBDM

Elyse is an eBDM for South Australia and Western Australia.

Elyse has worked in the Finance industry since 2012 and comes from two years dedicated Sales Support within Firstmac.

She has a strong knowledge of Firstmac products and processes and has a proven track record in exceeding service and settlement expectations for stakeholders and clients alike. She also has a strong ability to troubleshoot challenges and find solutions for her clients.
 
Elyse completed a double degree in International Business/International Relations and enjoys the diversity of working with people from all different backgrounds and learning languages, having learned Spanish, Italian and Indonesian in the past.

Elyse enjoys playing in a local darts competition during the week.

Wendy Goddard
BDM

Wendy is a BDM based in Perth with over 19 years' experience in finance.

Before joining Firstmac, Wendy spent years providing brokers and their clients with effective solutions in BDM and Broker Support roles at Connective, St George Bank and RateSetter to name a few. 

Wendy has a Diploma of Finance & Mortgage Broking Management. She excels in making a difference to her brokers with Firstmac’s innovative and unique product offering and providing the highest levels of service. Wendy’s passion for the third party channel and solid experience makes her a committed and trusted BDM.

When she’s not at work, Wendy likes watching the tennis and the All Blacks and enjoys great food and wine.

Michael Haydon
eBDM

Michael is the eBDM for Victoria, Tasmania, Queensland & Northern Territory.

Michael has been working at Firstmac since 2013 and has a deep understanding of Firstmac's products, policies and procedures. He was recently named on the BDM Roll of Honour by Mortgage Professional Australia (MPA).

Michael commenced his career in finance as a broker in 2000 and established his own mortgage broking business in 2001.

Using his experience, Michael is well positioned to assist with your business development needs by providing the high level of service that he expected when he ran his own business.

In his spare time Michael loves playing golf, watching the Brisbane Lions and cooking.

Judah Eang
BDM

Judah is a field based Business Development Manager based in Melbourne, VIC.

Judah has more than a decade of experience in the mortgage industry, working for a variety of lenders. Before joining Firstmac he was at Advantedge Financial Services for 5 years supporting the group’s portfolio as its National Business Solutions Associate.  During his time with Advantedge, he established strong relationships with the key players in the Aggregation sector which he uses to develop the Firstmac business in Melbourne.

In his spare time, Judah likes to play golf, supports the Brisbane Broncos NRL team, and enjoys watching NBA games.

Chandy Eang
BDM

Chandy is a BDM based in Melbourne, VIC.

Having worked in both a Sales Broker Support role for a Broker Firm and as a Senior Credit Analyst for a non-bank, Chandy understands customer needs and is able to think outside of the box to provide the best possible solutions.

Chandy also believes that honesty is the best policy, so she prides herself on being upfront, honest, and getting straight to the point for her clients. At Firstmac, she is proud to provide quick turnaround times for clients without compromising the ability to maintain sharp and competitive rates. 

Chandy holds a certification in Finance & Mortgage Broking, and Banking and Financial Support Services and has strong passion and interest in the field, appreciating the new opportunities to learn everyday.

Outside of work, Chandy likes to stay active, experiment with cooking and travel to learn about different cultures.

Dragan Latincic
eBDM

Dragan is an eBDM for New South Wales.

Dragan entered the banking sector and started working for the Bank of Queensland holding numerous positions with them. From there he went on to work with ANZ as a mobile lender for 3 years and was recognized at an awards ceremony as the QLD rising star. Dragan’s previous job to starting with Firstmac was as a mortgage broker and is proud to be a part of the Firstmac Team.

Dragan has a wealth of knowledge in Finance and prides himself on offering superior service and support for his brokers to achieve the best possible outcome.

He is fiercely a loyal Brisbane Broncos fan who also has a love of all things tennis.

Chris Rayner
BDM

Chris is a field based Business Development Manager based in Sydney, NSW.

Chris has been involved in third party distribution for almost two decades. In that time, Chris has had experience in a number of roles including broker support, documentation, settlements and sales.

Before joining Firstmac Chris spent the previous 8 years with NAB Broker as a Business Development Manager in New South Wales. 
Chris’ enthusiasm and experience provides him with the required skill set in order to offer workable solutions for brokers and their clients.   

Chris’ passions outside of work are golf, NRL, travel & motorsports.