Ortus Secured Finance appoints business development manager for the Midlands


Mel Howard

Residential and commercial bridging lender Ortus Secured Finance has announced the appointment of Mel Howard as Business Development Manager for the Midlands region.

Mel is an experienced commercial banker, who spent 17 years at Lloyds Bank, bringing a wealth of knowledge and expertise to the Ortus team.

With a background in commercial banking, Mel operated as a Relationship Director most recently and worked in business development for several years, covering the entire Midlands region.

He is excited to be joining Ortus and working closely with brokers to support clients with bridging finance, shaping deals, and working in a fast-paced environment on the front line.

Mel is enthusiastic about becoming the face of Ortus in the Midlands patch, further cementing Ortus’ reputation as a leading specialist lender.

The new Business Development Manager’s appointment reinforces Ortus’ commitment to providing exceptional service to its clients across the UK by using people with local knowledge of the market to make decisions quickly.

Ortus has a proven track record of supporting brokers with their finance needs, and Mel’s appointment will strengthen the team’s capabilities in the Midlands region.

“We are thrilled to have such an experienced commercial banker joining our team,” said Jon Salisbury, managing director of Ortus.

“The Midlands is a key region for us, and we are confident that Mel will make a significant contribution to our growth and success in the area.

We look forward to working together and supporting businesses in the Midlands with their finance needs.”