Aled has over 7 years of accounting experience, after graduating from Curtin University with a Bachelor of Commerce, majoring in Accounting & Finance.
As a long-standing member of the Blackburne Finance Team, Aled has worked his way up from an entry level position to his current position of Corporate Accounts Officer, using the skills acquired from his degree, as well as a positive attitude and eagerness to complete his work to the best of his ability.
In his spare time, Aled enjoys watching and playing sport, spending time with family and friends, listening to music, going on walks in the hills and cooking.
Accounting guru Deb has more than 20 years’ experience dealing with everything from trust accounts, receipts and payments to bank reconciliations, variable outgoings reconciliations, and bank authorisations. She also has exceptionally strong leadership skills, and has previously led a customer service team.
Since 2015, Deb has been taking care of Trust Accounts at Blackburne. In her spare time, Deb enjoys reading, walking, tennis, going to the theatre, and spending time with family and friends.
Tracy joined Blackburne Mortgage Broking in 2014 after starting her career in Finance in 2004.
Tracy is an outgoing, well organised Client Liaison Manager who works as part of the Blackburne Mortgage Broking team to ensure that customers loans settle on time. Her excellent customer focus, organisation and communication skills ensures that our customers know what is happening with each key stage of their loan as it progresses from submission through to settlement. Customers who have benefited from Tracy’s assistance with their loans, attest to her helpfulness and ability to resolve even the most complex of issues in a timely and efficient way.
Tracy obtained her Property Management Registration and joined Blackburne Property Management in 2017 as an Inspections Officer to broaden her knowledge within the company. Her attention to detail when completing Routine Inspections is outstanding.
In her spare time Tracy likes going to the gym and spending time with her family and friends.
Megan joined Blackburne Mortgage Broking in 2012 after beginning a career in finance in 2007. Prior to this Megan worked in the high-end hospitality and tourism sector for many years both locally and internationally, and as such appreciates the importance of impeccable customer service and takes pride in delivering a 5-star experience for all her clients.
Megan holds a Certificate IV in Financial Services and was a finalist in the 2018 MFAA Excellence Awards in the Loan Administrator category.
When she’s not helping her team settle loan applications, Megan enjoys spending time with her family, indulging in great food and wine and performing show tunes to her dog.
Brian joined Blackburne Mortgage Broking in 2015 some 25 years after starting his career in the Banking and Financial Services Industry. Not only is Brian a highly experienced residential Mortgage Broker, but he is also our Commercial Lending Specialist, having over eight years’ experience as a Business Banker with a major bank. Whether you are seeking financial solutions for an owner-occupied or investment property, or for your business-related needs, Brian’s easy to understand and relaxed approach will give you the peace of mind that your finances are in safe hands.
Brian brings a wealth of experience to the team and is focused on looking after his client’s best interests and assisting them achieve their financial goals. This has translated into him being a finalist for AFG Broker of The Year in 2017.
Brian is a fully qualified Credit Advisor, holds a Diploma in Finance & Mortgage Broking Management and is a member of MFAA, AFCA and AFG.
In his spare time Brian enjoys camping and 4WD driving with his family and friends.
Paul joined Blackburne Mortgage Broking in 2011 after starting his career in finance in 2006. He prides himself on providing tailored financial solutions for his clients and delivering a first-class service experience.
Paul is highly knowledgeable in off-the-plan and apartment finance, as well as all other areas of residential lending. Whether you are looking to purchase your first home, are an experienced investor adding to your portfolio or would like to refinance to a better deal, Paul can guide you every step of the way.
As a current member of the Mortgage & Finance Association of Australia (MFAA), Paul was nominated for the AFG Loan Writer of the Year in 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016 and 2017 and was named as MPA Magazine’s Top 100 Brokers in Australia for 2014 and 2015. In addition, he has cultivated strong relationships with many lenders due to his longevity in the industry.
In his spare time Paul enjoys spending time with his family and friends as well as closely following his favourite AFL team the West Coast Eagles.
Samuel is a dedicated professional with over 2 years of prior experience in the real estate industry, where he has worn the hats of both a sales assistant and a sales representative. His journey in real estate has provided him with valuable insights and honed his skills.
Known for his proficiency and strong work ethic, Samuel places a high emphasis on clear communication and efficient teamwork. He understands that effective collaboration and open lines of communication are essential in the real estate world, and he consistently prioritizes these aspects to ensure successful transactions and happy clients.
Outside of real estate, Samuel enjoys playing soccer, going to the gym, running, and spending time with his friends and family.
Giorgia joins the Blackburne team as an Assistant Property Manager, with over 2.5 years’ experience in real estate and 13 years’ experience in customer service. Giorgia completed her Certificate IV in Real Estate Practice in 2023.
Giorgia takes pride in ensuring properties run smoothly, and is committed to delivering top-notch service to both landlords and tenants. Giorgia’s goal is to continue contributing to the success of real estate ventures while striving for excellence in property management.
Outside of work Giorgia enjoys spending time with her 2 children, partner, friends, and family and also sitting down reading a good book.
Bringing over four years of experience in the customer service industry, Melody became a valuable member of the Blackburne team in 2023, initially as a corporate receptionist. Demonstrating remarkable skills & dedication along with a keen interest in the Real Estate industry, she quickly advanced to the position of Assistant Property Manager. Melody has also successfully acquired her Real Estate license, further enhancing her professional qualifications.
Outside of work, Melody enjoys socializing & travelling.
Rachael has joined Blackburne with over 6 years previous experience in various industries ranging from Hospitality to Retail and Business. Rachael is a proficient worker and is known for being a quick learner.
Rachael has previously obtained a Certificate III in Business and a Certificate IV in Finance and Mortgage Broking in which has led her to her current role as a Property Management Assistant here at Blackburne.
In her spare time, Rachael enjoys visiting new restaurants, trying new foods, and spending quality time with friends.