Spring Finance appoints bridging head of sales


Owen Bentley Spring Finance

Specialist lender Spring Finance has announced the appointment of Owen Bentley as Head of Sales in their bridging division.

Owen joins Spring from United Trust Bank where he led and was instrumental in the success of their bridging sales team.

Owen will play a key role in driving the growth of the bridging division at Spring, as well as managing intermediary relationships predominantly in the South West region.

Owen will report into Sales Director of Bridging, Jim Baker.

Jim Baker, Sales Director of Bridging at Spring commented:

“Owen is one of the most highly regarded sales leaders in our market.

It is an exciting time for Spring as we continue to build our specialist bridging proposition and it is a clear demonstration of our ambitions and achievements to date to be able to secure someone of Owen’s talent.

I am very pleased that he has joined our sales team and look forward to working closely with him to grow the business.”

Owen Bentley commented:

“I’m tremendously excited to be joining Spring at this stage in their journey to help them build on what has already been an incredibly successful launch into the bridging market.

What has been clear from my conversations to date is that strong funding lines, clear appetite to lend and an ability to provide creative solutions for clients with all types of funding requirements puts Spring in an incredibly strong position to continue to grow and succeed further.

I look forward to using my experience to contribute across all aspects of our bridging offering, as well as getting back to what we all love doing the most which is helping our broker partners to help more clients and complete more business.”

Gavin Diamond, CEO of Spring commented:

“Owen is a well-known personality in the bridging space.

He is vastly experienced with an excellent reputation for delivery across all areas of sales and business development.

I’m delighted to welcome him to Spring and have no doubt he will make a significant contribution.”