Just Mortgages appoints two financial services directors
National broker firm, Just Mortgages, has appointed two new financial services directors, Gareth Lowndes and Andrew Lake. They will be charged with continuing the growth of Just Mortgages which has expanded rapidly over the past year and recently announced broker numbers had broken the 600 milestone.
Gareth and Andrew have been appointed financial services directors for the North and South of the country respectively. They are responsible for the implementation and delivery of the business’ financial services business plans by providing proactive leadership and direction to a highly talented team of divisional sales directors and mortgage and protection advisors.
John Philips, head of Just Mortgages said, “We love promoting from within at Just Mortgages and rewarding great people with great opportunities. Both Gareth and Andrew perfectly embody the ethos of the company with their passion, professionalism, and unwavering focus on supporting our brokers and their clients. We tell all our brokers that their career within Just Mortgages is whatever they chose to make it and appointments like this show we mean what we say. I’m very proud of Andrew and Gareth and so pleased to help them on this latest part of their career journeys.”
Gareth Lowndes said of his appointment, “I’m thrilled to take on this latest exciting step in my career within Just Mortgages and very proud to have been appointed to director level having started as an adviser in 2010. I joined Just Mortgages for the chance to further my career with a fast-growing company that prides itself on career development and a family ethos. The main thing that has kept me within JM is the “family” feel to the business and the way you are treated like an individual and rewarded for the work you do and effort you put in.”
Andrew Lake said “this is a hugely exciting time for the business and I’m thrilled to be a part of developing and supporting the brokers within Just Mortgages in my region. I started with Just Mortgages as a divisional sales director for Kent in 2014 and this promotion clearly demonstrates that Just Mortgages recognise and reward the efforts of those who succeed in the business. We work in a meritocracy. The company rewards people on their performance so you get back what you put in. The ethos of the company, the way we treat people as individuals is key to this business along with the respect we have for each and every person in our business. It’s simply a great place to be.”