“It’s AFS’ Reputation. You stand up there as a company you would want to be part of. Dynamic, experienced, around before the financial crash of ‘07 and still here, working just as well.”
After more than 15 years working in the finance industry, Steve Gomes has decided to join Asset Finance Solutions (UK) Ltd. as an Appointed Representative, operating with the trading style Amiga Finance Limited.
Steve spent 9 years of his career at Premium Credit, where he acted as a funder to accountants, leisure parks, independent schools and law firms. His outgoing approach and growing expertise in this field led him to naturally progress to the role of Head of Commercial Development at PFC Finance. Here, he took his first steps into SME & Business funding, broadening the spectrum of his specialism.
In this role Steve continued his involved with the accountancy community and building solid ties with some of its key players.
Steve has became an independent broker for two main reasons:
- He has access to businesses who would potentially be able to use him for the various types of finance available from the Asset Finance Solutions panel of funders.
- He feels that there are gaps in the funding market that can be filled by focused brokers. Steve focuses on the customer relationship, preferring repeat business to one-off contracts.
Steve has joined AFS as an Appointed Representative (franchisee) for a number of reasons:
“It’s AFS’ Reputation. You stand up there as a company you would want to be part of. Dynamic, experienced, around before the financial crash ‘07 and still here, working just as well.”
After speaking with our Compliance Director Mike Geddes, Steve said the choice was clear; There was no other offering that granted access to an extensive funder panel as well as all the benefits of a dedicated compliance team to support progression and growth.
Steve plans to use a three-fold approach to gaining new business comprised of introducers, social media and networking. He will utilise this to offer finance solutions for a wide range of client needs.
We would like to take this opportunity to welcome Steve to Asset Finance Solutions (UK) Ltd and wish him all the best for the future.
If you would like to discover more about the benefits of joining one of the largest independent finance brokerages, please call us at 01254 958777. You can also send a message using the online form on our Contact page. Asset Finance Solutions UK Ltd. Are able to provide access to a wide range of funders, from automotive finance to agricultural finance and beyond. Get in touch to find out how we can help you and your business.