MEET THE TEAM

Our knowledge, expertise and professionalism are at the core of what we do

Our team is a committed bunch of individuals helping our client’s businesses grow. Together we are Australia’s premier asset broker with a long-standing reputation for providing solutions that meet our clients’ needs.

john ryan director transport finance
John Ryan
DIRECTOR

A banking and finance professional for 45 years, John has been a specialist Transport/Equipment broker for over 30 years. Having spent time financing luxury cars, trucks and civil contracting, John has grown Transport Finance across NSW, Victoria and Tasmania.

Working with clients to build their businesses is the focus. John drives the team to build real customer relationships, grow the lending panel and keep up to date with industry changes.

John enjoys playing on world class Golf courses like Kingston Heath, following the Melbourne Football Club as well as travel with his family, fine wines and good food.

brett bentley director transport finance
Brett Bentley
DIRECTOR

Brett’s been with Transport Finance for more than 20 years after spending a similar time working in equipment finance at one of the major banks. He’s highly organised, detail-focused and doesn’t believe in making a promise he can’t keep.

Brett’s expertise, hard work ethic and honesty mean he’ll do everything in his power to see his commitments to his clients through.

Brett is active in Geelong with the local football club, serving on the committee. He also enjoys a round of golf, trips away and time with family and friends.

andrea jones finance manager transport finance
Andrea Jones
FINANCE MANAGER

Our longest serving finance executive, Andrea joined the company in 2001. As she says. “Turning applications into approvals is just the start. The best part is seeing the impact of the decisions I’ve helped clients make and the effect that has on their business”.

Andrea’s ability to respond quickly, her knowledge of the market and her attention to detail make her one of our most valued employees.

Andrea’s spare time is taken up with sporting activities, and exercising her creative mind with pottery and jewellery fabrication, trips away and spending time with family and friends.

stephen dunkley corporate manager
Stephen Dunkley
CORPORATE MANAGER NSW

Stephen was part of the Transport Finance team from 2009 to 2015. He then honed his skills as a small equipment lender, and more recently as Senior Business Banker with NAB before rejoining the team. Steve owned his own equipment finance business in Victoria for many years before moving to NSW.

Steve’s experience, passion and motivation to get the best results for his clients have helped many businesses reach their full potential.

Steve is closely involved in AFLNSW and is an avid Sydney Swans fan. Steve enjoys a bit of golf and time away with family.

jamie smith finance manager
Jamie Smith
FINANCE MANAGER NSW

Jamie joined Transport Finance in 2012 after a career within the equipment industry with CNH Capital, the finance arm of Case New Holland. Jamie deals directly with the sales team and her quick responses, follow up and speed of approvals are key to her success.

Jamie’s knowledge of what lenders are looking for, where a particular transaction will ‘fit’ and how to fast track the process is appreciated by the many clients she helps.

Jamie and her family are involved in softball boasting state representatives players and umpires. They play for the Dolphins Softball club which Transport Finance is proud to sponsor.

adam smith transport finance
Adam Smith
ADMINISTRATION AND DOCUMENT SUPPORT

Adam joined Transport Finance in 2012, having previously worked at both Esanda (ANZ) and Westpac.

Adam coordinates applications for our lending panel and prepares loan documentation once approvals are in place and the clients’ equipment is ready for delivery.

Adam’s spare time is spent with his young family at swimming, sports and dance classes. Adam enjoys travel, and day trips sampling local food and wine.

Mark Sealy
FINANCE MANAGER TAS

Mark was employed by the Commonwealth Bank for 21 years from 1969 and the Commonwealth Development Bank State Manager for Equipment Finance for 7 years.

He is an equipment finance specialist concentrating on Forestry, earth moving, transport and other heavy equipment. He has a particularly strong knowledge of Forestry and is available to assist contractors with their representation to Forestry Principals.

Mark is a strong advocate for the Timber Industry and is keen to see viable outcomes for all of its participants..