A double appointment for Hope Capital
Specialist short-term lender, Hope Capital has announced a further boost to its growing sales team with a dual appointment.
Sam Lea has taken up the role of a BDM and will oversee the firm’s cases across the Midlands. Sam began his career in the financial services sector over seven years ago, where he worked in various roles at Dudley Building Society and ML Financial Consultants.
As well as bringing a huge range of skills in the finance sector with him, Sam also holds a CeMAP, DipFA, and CeRER qualification from the London Institute of Banking & Finance.
Sam Lea, commented: “I’m really excited about my new position at Hope Capital. After hearing many great things about the firm, I was keen to have an opportunity to join the team. I am passionate about building meaningful, long-term business relationships and I look forward to offering the broker market the great products and service available at Hope Capital.”
Kim Parker joins Hope Capital as an Internal BDM and has an extensive track-record in sales positions, with over 11 years working at Barclays. In her new role, Kim will be using her experience and skill set to help Hope Capital continue to grow and take on increased business volumes.
Commenting on her appointment, Kim said: “Hope Capital is a dynamic and fast-moving company, which has been experiencing a surge in enquiries and completions. With plans for further growth, this is a fantastic time to join the team. I am really looking forward to helping the firm deliver more record numbers in the coming months.”
Roz Cawood, Director of Sales at Hope Capital, added: “As we continue to expand and develop our proposition, our recruitment process has had to be highly selective, ensuring we are best positioned to move the business forward. Sam and Kim tick every box – they both have a deep understanding of the specialist lending sector and reflect the values we strongly believe in.
“We are delighted to have been able to bring both individuals on board in our Sales team and I feel very confident they will hit the ground running at Hope Capital.”
Earlier this year, Hope Capital revealed that the 2021/22 Financial Year marked its strongest year in its 10-year history, with a 107% increase in completions from FY 2020/21 to 2021/22 and nearly a 50% increase in AIPs.