Loan Market appoints new Director to lead growth across Queensland

| Feb 05 - 1 min read

Leading brokerage Loan Market has welcomed highly-experienced finance and property figure Ross Hardcastle to lead its growth strategy across Queensland.

As State Director, Mr Hardcastle will utilise decades of experience in business leadership and technology advancement to support Loan Market businesses, as well as brokerages within LMG’s Partner service plan.

Mr Hardcastle’s extensive experience includes managing and growing franchise networks at Mortgage Choice and, most recently, leading the digitisation as Chief Innovation and Technology Officer of national strata management specialist SSKB.

Loan Market National Director Andrew Thompson said Mr Hardcastle’s experience complemented the aggregator’s growth aspirations and would resonate with business owners.

“Ross has partnered with businesses in state-leadership roles to achieve their growth aspirations, increasing their annual settlements, diversifying income streams and enhancing their productivity,” Mr Thompson said.

“Ross was most recently Chief Innovation and Technology Officer at SSKB, responsible for tech-led solutions that transformed the user-experience of customers. These achievements perfectly align with our commitment to brokers, with award-winning MyCRM setting the benchmark in saving brokers time and keeping them stay safe in their growth journeys.”  

Mr Thompson said Queensland was a critical market for the aggregator with the state booming from post-Covid population growth and infrastructure to support the 2032 Brisbane Olympic and Paralympic Games.

Mr Hardcastle said he was excited to join the aggregator’s family-owned culture and leverage its tech to grow businesses

| Feb 05 - 1 min read