Executive Team

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Patti Eyers    Chief Executive Officer & Chief Financial Officer

Patti Eyers Chief Financial OfficerPatti joined FMS in September 2012 from Perpetual Limited, where she was most recently General Manager for Mortgage Services and COO of Corporate Trust. She has over 20 years experience in business, finance and operational management, primarily in the financial services sector. In this time Patti has established Perpetual's international equities business based in the UK, led teams in Finance, Strategic Planning, Program Management, Business Improvement and Analytics as well as Securitisation, Custody and Cash Management operations. Prior to this, Patti held similar roles at IBM, Unisys and Boral. Ms Eyers is a CPA and holds a Bachelor of Economics and a Masters of Business Administration.

Effie Turk    General Manager Operations

Effie Turk General Manager OperationsEffie has been in the Mortgage Processing Industry for over 15 years having worked in Banking and finance. Effie works closely with her team to ensure that collectively they deliver a consistent superior service that is flexible and meets the ever changing needs of our clients. Effie's entire leadership team shares the same level of energy and passion to deliver the best possible performance. Effie holds a Bachelor of Economics Degree.

Laurie Shaw    General Manager, Projects & IT

Laurie Shaw General Manager ProjectsLaurie has 45 years experience in Banking & Finance holding senior management roles in both NAB and ING DIRECT. Over the years Laurie gained significant experience in numerous roles from branch banking, human resources, marketing, business banking and back office operations. In a previous role as Head of Lending Services NSW & ACT for the NAB Laurie had the responsibility of running the back office with some 400 FTE servicing personal, private and business banking. Laurie’s long term experience brings a level of practical approach to problem solving with innovative solutions.

Chris Evans    General Manager, Business Development & Relationships

Chris Evans General Manager Business Development and RelationshipsChris heads up the Sales and Relationships for First Mortgage Services. Chris has over 20 years experience in the Banking and Finance Industry and is responsible for the generation of new business and managing existing client relationships. Chris is actively involved in working with clients to resolve issues and to develop new initiatives and streamline existing processes. Chris plays an active role in defining FMS' strategy and sourcing new opportunities in related Markets. Chris holds a Bachelor of Business in Property and is a Licensed Conveyancer.

Annette Matthews    General Manager, HR & Business Services

Annette Matthews General Manager HRAnnette is a senior human resources professional with over 20 years HR management. Annette is accomplished in start ups, managing business change with a strong command of compliance issues, workforce planning and operations. Her experience includes supporting large diverse workforces in multiple locations and her industry experience includes Finance, Professional Services, Insurance and technology. Annette has Post Graduate qualifications in Employment Relations.

Jenni Powell    General Manager, Legal, Risk & Compliance

Jenni Powell General Manager LegalJenni has over 25 years' experience acting on behalf of banks and other financial institutions in relation to lending transactions and mortgage work. Jenni has extensive knowledge in all areas of finance and banking, and also risk and compliance. Jenni holds a Diploma in Law from Sydney University.

Brenda Hoang    General Manager, Finance & Reporting

Brenda HoangBrenda Hoang is a qualified CA and CPA with more than 17 years’ domestic and international experience in a commercial environment and professional advisory and assurance services in a broad range of Fortune 500 and ASX listed clients in Australia, Canada, America and Asia Pacific. She is technically disciplined with strong accounting, reporting, and project and people management skills. Through her experience, she has developed strong capabilities in managing and delivering a broad portfolio of projects in a diverse range of domestic and international companies across different cultures. Prior to joining the FMS and First Title Group, she headed up the external, statutory and board reporting and treasury operation functions at Perpetual Limited and the planning, reporting and decision support function for the Perpetual Investments division.

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