Marie MortimerChief Commercial Officer / loans.com.au Managing Director
Marie Mortimer is the Chief Commercial Officer for Firstmac and the Managing Director of loans.com.au.
As a family business operator, her role covers many responsibilities across the Firstmac Group of companies including Retail Sales, Third Party Sales, Strategic Partnerships, Customer Care, Marketing, Human Resources and Family Office Management. Marie is also responsible for launching our Women, Children and Community Program in 2021, which has since been awarded for its contribution to causes that impact our community.
Marie started her career at Firstmac in 2000, working in hands-on roles in most areas of the business including Loan Administration, Credit, Customer Service, Financial Services, Customer Training and Private Accounts. In 2006, she left to work for the Royal Bank of Scotland in London where she worked in Change Management, before returning to Firstmac in 2010 to head up the IT Department and join the Executive. In 2011 she was responsible for launching loans.com.au.
Marie studied at the Queensland University of Technology where she obtained a Bachelor of Business, majoring in Banking and Finance with a funds management extended major, and a Post Graduate Certificate in Property Economics. She also has a Diploma of Financial Planning and is a Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors. In 2020 Marie was awarded Greater Brisbane Woman in Business of the Year Award, and she was also named a finalist for the Lord Mayor's Business Person of the Year and Women In Digital Executive Leader of the Year.
She has a passion for innovating finance in Australia, whether it be through our retail distribution or via our strong third-party relationships. Her aim is to continue to grow Firstmac for many years to come to have a positive impact on our customers, our employees and the community in which we operate.