Bridging Finance Solutions announces hat trick of hires


Bridging Finance Solutions

The team at Bridging Finance Solutions continues to grow and evolve, this month announcing three new high profile appointments.

Business Development Manager’s, Steve Smith and Becky Darlington, representing the East and West regions respectively have joined the firm alongside Underwriter, Nicola Vaughan.

All appointments form part of the long term BFS expansion and growth strategy, which continues to see the lender increase turnover by 30% year on year.

Nicola will form part of the Underwriting team led by Rachel Davies and will work predominately in the residential arm of the business. She brings over 20 years’ experience to her role having worked in senior positions in the finance and bridging industries.

Nicola will work closely with the business development team, supporting them as they secure and progress deals, managing the underwriting process through to completion.

Becky Darlington is the youngest new recruit and at 24 already brings a solid financial background to her new role as well as enthusiasm and drive. A former Loans Manager, Becky is looking forward to the diverse and fast paced nature of bridging, utilising her loan management and underwriting experience to enhance the customer journey.

Becky will be covering the West of the country from Cumbria down to South Wales

Former broker, Steve Smith, will operate across the East and is based in Yorkshire. Having worked with bridging and development finance from a client side, Steve is keen to market the product to new clients, recognising the huge scope and possibilities this type of finance can offer.

Steve will utilise and strengthen existing developer led contacts whilst expanding and opening up a network of brokers, providing education and guidance on both bridging and development finance products.

Steve Barber, Managing Director at Bridging Finance Solutions commented:

“It’s great to welcome three brilliant new members to our growing team. BFS is very much a people driven business and getting the right individuals on board is vital.

Once again, we have set ourselves an ambitious target in terms of growth and I am fully confident that with the additional support of our new recruits, we’ll meet our aspirations.”