Second charge and bridging specialist Smart Money has appointed Steve Pollard to the newly created role of head of business development.
Pollard is a well known figure within the second charge arena with over 25 years experience in consumer lending and relationship management.
Speaking of his appointment he said: “Smart Money is recognised as one the country’s leading second charge packagers with a unrivalled passion for delivering a premium service to introducing partners.
“I’m delighted to be joining Paul and the team at such an exciting time for the business and look forward to sharing both our second charge and bridging proposition to new and existing partners”.
Paul Crewe, managing director at Smart Money, said he expected the appointment of Pollard to give his BDM team an additional boost.
He said: “I am pleased to welcome Steve to the Smart Money team.
“His experience of the second charge market and his knowledge of the lenders in the market are particularly strong.
“On top of that he has a great deal of intermediary relationship experience which will help to motivate and assist our BDM team to provide an even better service for introducers old and new.”
Nick Jones, national sales manager at Blemain Finance, added: “We have worked closely with Smart Money over the past three years and seeing that they have recruited a standout man like Steve can only help enhance our relationship further.
“I have known Steve for many years and his appointment demonstrates the commitment Smart Money has to its introducer partnerships.”