Our Friendly Team
Mike has 40 years’ finance industry experience including 33 years as a finance broker. Mike is a specialist in business acquisition and expansion finance, providing working capital solutions and facilitating commercial property finance, including SMSF borrowers.
Mike has assisted many clients over the years to finance their business and investment acquisitions and is proud to have provided finance to the third generation for a number of clients.
Outside of work Mike is a proud father of 5, stepfather of 2 and grandfather of 2. He is a keen renovator and can often be found on a Monday morning with speckles of paint through his hair or a bruised thumb from a mis-aimed hammer blow. Mike is a keen West Coast Eagles supporter, loves to travel and loves his wife, but not necessarily on that order…
Darryl has 35 years finance industry experience including 28 years as a finance broker. Darryl is a specialist in Equipment Finance solutions including Commercial Hire Purchase, Chattel Mortgage, Operating Lease, Finance Lease and Novated Leases for all sectors of industry.
Lou has a career of over 35 years in banking and finance, including 14 years with Southshore Finance. Lou has extensive knowledge in business, commercial and mortgage lending, with considerable experience in providing finance solutions to many industries including franchises, newsagencies, supermarkets, retail and manufacturing.
Outside of work, Lou is a keen lawn bowler and plays for the South Perth Bowling Club. Lou likes watching most sports including AFL, soccer and golf. He also enjoys travelling overseas with his wife and gardening.
Mark brings nearly 30 years’ banking and finance to the table. Having spent 22 years inside the walls of a major finance institution allows Mark to provide his clients with a greater understanding of the mindset of financiers and the most appropriate structured approach to achieve the best possible outcomes. As a Commercial Banking Manager in one of the ‘big four’ banks, Mark gained a wealth of experience across a range of industries including wholesaling, engineering, transport, services to mining, professional and medical and property development.
Mark joined Southshore Finance in 2013, bringing with him a depth of knowledge in commercial lending criteria, specific to the Perth market. This expertise has proven invaluable to our clients in successfully gaining business finance in the more complicated application process post Royal Commission.
Outside of work life Mark enjoys attending football, soccer, basketball and netball games with his three teenage children. Mark also has a passion for the thoroughbred and enjoys the challenge to breed the next champion to grace the turf.
Duane holds an Honours degree in Commerce specialising in Corporate Finance and Economics. Prior to entering the corporate banking industry in 2002, Duane was a qualified investment advisor in both Canada and Australia. Duane has extensive experience in most industries including hospitality, manufacturing, retail, commercial property investment and development and is a business acquisition specialist. Duane provides his clients with key advisory services throughout their business lifespan.
Steve has 20 years commercial bank lending experience and 13 years of self-employment in hospitality, via two franchise systems as well as two independent businesses. Steve has provided finance solutions to clients in many industries including hospitality, retail, wholesale, franchises, logistics, rock lobster fishing and grain farming.
Matt’s role as a Finance Manager involves working with new and existing clients to provide customer service, financial analysis and financial solutions across a wide range of areas.
Away from the office, Matt is all round sports fan, plays golf regularly and has aspirations of one day joining “the tour”. In addition, Matt enjoys watching AFL, is a member of the West Coast Eagles and was even lucky enough to be at the MCG to witness 2018 West Coast Eagles premiership!
Glen is a accredited finance broker who has been working in the finance broking and mortgage industry in Perth since 1991.
Glen’s expertise in commercial property, residential development and construction funding has aided many of his clients in reviewing and restructuring their existing banking relationships and loan facilities to gain maximum benefits.
Glen uses his nearly 30 years of experience to source the best financial packages for his clients using his established relationships with major banks, second tier lenders, finance companies, fund management groups and real estate debt funders.
In his time off you can find Glen supporting local and live music around Perth, camping in South West of WA, cheering on the Dockers and enjoying time on the water paddle boarding and kayaking.