Sales Team

Jake Sanders

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.


Tim Lorenz

Tim Lorenz, Business Development Manager

Tim joined Firstmac in 2015 working in our Automotive Finance team. Prior to joining Firstmac, Tim worked at Toyota Financial Services for six years where he was responsible for relationship management for major corporate and not-for-profit clients.

Tim has worked in asset finance for 15 years in total and has an extensive knowledge of Firstmac’s policies, procedures and systems.

In his spare time, Tim loves to travel and play tennis and soccer. He also enjoys taking his Bullmastiff Roxy for beach walks.


Nicola Leaver

Nicola Leaver, Business Development Manager

Nicola has worked at Firstmac since 2017.

Prior to joining Firstmac, she had more than a decade of experience in sales and customer service roles, including as a business development manager in the transport industry and, more recently, as a broker in the car loan industry.

Nicola has an excellent knowledge of our policies, procedures and systems. She is very solution focused and is well positioned to assist with your business development needs.

In her spare time, Nicola loves travelling, going to the beach, cooking, art and photography.