Meet the MortgageWorks team.

ANTHONY RODDY
DIRECTOR
NICK JACOBS
DIRECTOR
GEORGE FENNEL
DIRECTOR
ELIET BABBS
CLIENT MANAGER
KRISTEN MERCADO
CLIENT MANAGER
TOM SCHOFIELD
CREDIT ADVISER
JACK GREENTREE
CREDIT ADVISER
MEI NG
Client Manager
Michal Fort Williams
Credit Adviser
Odessa Tuico
Broker Support Team Manager
Rachelle Ann Alfonso
Credit Analyst
Xavier McCoy
Credit Adviser
Sage (Sanju) Shahi
Client Manager/Credit Adviser
Lionel Bustamante
Credit Adviser
LEWIS WIGINGTON
Credit Adviser

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ANTHONY RODDY

M 0423 622 697
E anthonyroddy@mworks.com.au

Anthony has over 10 years of experience working in finance and accounting. Prior to becoming a mortgage broker, Anthony was a chartered accountant specialising in taxation at firms such as Deloitte and Vistra.

Anthony got into the mortgage broking industry because he has a passion for helping people create wealth through their investment decisions, particularly with a property focus. He also felt that an opportunity existed to provide highly specialised, tailored solutions for individuals with complex requirements.

Anthony is recognised as a leading mortgage broker in the industry. In 2020, 2022, and 2023 he was an MPA Top 100 Broker. Additionally, in 2018 he was recognised as a finalist in the Best Newcomer at the Better Business Awards, and an AFG top 40 broker.

NICK JACOBS

0439 662 889
E nickjacobs@mworks.com.au

Nick is a graduate from Sydney University where he studied Agricultural Economics Majoring in Finance and Economics. After working in the financial markets broking commodities and bonds he decided that property finance and helping clients were his passion.

Nick has a thirst for both financial and economic knowledge, and he enjoys helping clients to understand the market factors which drive property prices and interest rate fluctuations.

His clients, in return, appreciate his ability to communicate clearly with them, translate complex issues into simple language, and outline the factors which affect them most – what they pay for their property and what they will pay in interest over the life of their loans.

Nick has a multitude of awards, being in MFAA’s Top 30 under 30 brokers in 2017, the MPA’s Top 40 under 40 in both 2017 and 2018, and an MPA Top 100 Broker in 2020.

GEORGE FENNEL

M 0452 501 252
E georgefennel@mworks.com.au

George is a highly experienced mortgage broker with a passion for real estate and property investment. He enjoys helping investors grow their property portfolios and obtain finance to purchase their dream homes. George holds a Bachelors of Business from the University of Technology Sydney.

George is recognised as a leading mortgage broker in the industry. In 2014 he was nominated for Young Gun Of The Year at the Australian Mortgage Awards. Since 2015, he has been a MPA top 100 broker. In 2020, he was nominated as a top 10 champion broker at the NSW/ACT AFG broker awards

ELIET BABBS

M 0405 435 061
E elietbabbs@mworks.com.au

Eliet holds a Diploma of Financial Services along with a Bachelor of Hotel Management. For 15 years she worked in, and was a manager in, the hospitality and service industry before making the change to finance.

Currently the Client Manager in Anthony Roddy’s team, Eliet understands the importance of a personalised, friendly service when it comes to building positive relationships. She enjoys photography, travelling, and spending time with her little girl.

KRISTEN MERCADO

M 0403 704 610
E kristenmercado@mworks.com.au

Kristen recently graduated and holds a degree in Business & Commerce, majoring in Applied Finance. Part of the support team at MortgageWorks, she’s vital in ensuring all loan applications are submitted and approved on time for settlement.

Kristen often works to tight deadlines, juggling priorities and managing the loan process daily. Having ended up in mortgage broking by chance 3 years ago, she’s been loving every minute of her time in the industry.

TOM SCHOFIELD

M 0426 973 924
E tomschofield@mworks.com.au

Tom is a graduate from The University of Sydney where he studied Politics, Economics, and Social Science majoring in Economics and Government/International Relations. Tom is a new entrant to the industry, in which he was drawn to helping people reach their financial goals.

The mortgage broking industry aligns well with Tom’s passion for property finance and real estate. Tom brings energy and new perspective to the Mortgageworks team. Tom is highly attentive, knowledgeable, and organised.

JACK GREENTREE

M 0419 169 166
E jackgreentree@mworks.com.au

Jack joins the team with previous experience as a licensed real estate agent after a successful six years with Richardson & Wrench in the highly competitive Eastern Suburbs marketplace.

With an obvious passion for real estate, he brings a wealth of knowledge and understanding around the property buying process. Jack also holds a Bachelor of Sports Management from the University of Technology Sydney.

Being a highly professional, diligent, and authentic individual that is driven to provide the best possible service, the mortgage broking industry allows Jack to continue to help his clients navigate what can be an extremely important yet stressful period.

MEI NG

M 0452 289 888
E meing@mworks.com.au

Mei holds a Bachelor in Business, majoring in Accounting and has also completed Cert IV in Banking & Financial Services. For the past 7 years, Mei has been working in banking with the big 4 and has had exposure across all retail lending products and services. In her most recent role, Mei was a credit assessor at St George, which gives her a unique understanding of credit policy and loan structuring.

Currently a client manager for Anthony Roddy, Mei understands the importance of meeting deadlines with a focus on customer service, to ensure a seamless customer experience.

Michal Fort Williams

M 0438 358 226
E michal@mworks.com.au

Michal studied property with a major in sustainability at Deakin University. He started his career building businesses, one of which was sold to a publicly listed company in 2017. 

Michal then worked in corporate advisory before realizing he preferred helping clients build wealth through property. He is the owner of a wrestling/jiu-jitsu gym and a part owner of a hatted fine dining restaurant in Melbourne. Michal is passionate about real estate & finance and enjoys helping clients achieve their financial goals.

Odessa Tuico

Odessa has been working in the Australian mortgage industry for the past 8 years and has a diploma in Finance and Mortgage Broking Management.

She has experience working as pre-credit analyst for a non-bank lender and as broker support manager for multiple aggregators.

Odessa is responsible for managing the lodgement and approval process for the MortgageWorks team. Her expertise is managing offshore teams for broker support where she does the hiring, training, developing of workflow and creating processes.

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Rachelle Ann Alfonso

Rachelle has been working in the Australian mortgage industry for the past 6 years.

Prior to joining MortgageWorks, Rachelle worked in roles at Galilee Solicitors, Smartline Personal Mortgage Advisers performing tasks in all parts of the mortgage process including the preparation and submission of applications, right through to settlement and post-settlement support.

Rachelle is a client manager in Anthony’s team and is responsible for overseeing all applications and ensuring a smooth process for clients right throughout the process. Rachelle is known for her attention to detail and eagerness to assist clients and colleagues wherever she can.

Xavier McCoy

M 0410 990 991
E xaviermccoy@mworks.com.au

Xavier’s trajectory from a successful sales career, to playing professional rugby overseas, to captaining super yachts and to more recent years of finding his calling in mortgage broking is truly remarkable. His diverse background, coupled with his academic grounding in marketing from university, provides him with a unique blend of skills perfectly suited for the mortgage industry.
 
With a keen understanding of the importance of relationship-building and delivering exceptional customer service honed through years in sales, Xavier is poised to offer clients an unparalleled experience. His passion for the property market and finance, along with his in-depth knowledge of tax benefits and government initiatives related to property, ensures that he can guide clients towards making informed decisions that align with their financial goals. Whether you’re a first-time homebuyer or considering refinancing options, Xavier’s dedication to helping clients achieve their objectives shines through. With Xavier’s expertise, navigating the complexities of the mortgage process becomes not just manageable but also an empowering step towards financial security.

Sage (Sanju) Shahi

M 0403 798 759
E sageshahi@mworks.com.au

Sanju (Sage) is from Nepal, a country known for its mountains. She holds a Bachelors degree in Business Administration and a diploma in Business Immersion majoring in Finance. She has also completed Certificate IV in Finance & Mortgage Broking and is currently working as a Credit Adviser in George’s team at MortgageWorks.

Sage is a creative thinker and problem solver with a passion for delivering exceptional customer experience. With more than 5 years of experience in the mortgage broking industry, she has developed a deep understanding of the credit policies, products and the loan process. Her keen eye for detail and her perseverance enables her in achieving the desired outcomes.

Sage has a proven track record of success with her being selected as a finalist for “Women in Finance Awards Australia” in 2020 and 2021. Due to her ongoing significant contribution to the company, she has been sponsored to work from Australia since Dec 2022.

She is a collaborative team player, who brings energy and enthusiasm in the team. In her free time, Sage enjoys creating crafts and binge-watching Anime series.

Lionel Bustamante

M 0407 899 899
E lionelb@mworks.com.au

Lionel is a highly experienced General Sales Manager in the automotive industry turned Mortgage Consultant at MortgageWorks. With over 14 years of industry experience spanning multiple high-volume mainstream, premium, and luxury dealerships, Lionel brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise to his role.
 
However, what truly sets him apart is his ability to understand his clients’ needs and goals, and to tailor his approach to meet those needs. Lionel understands the importance of connecting with clients on a personal level, and acts with their best interests in mind, whether they are astute professionals, seasoned investors, or first home buyers in need of guidance through an emotionally charged purchase. His friendly approach and dedication to excellence make Lionel an invaluable asset to the MortgageWorks team.
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Lewis Wigington

0424 293 343

E lewisw@mworks.com.au


Lewis is an energetic and highly motivated professional with a background of service and a strong passion for finance and mortgage broking.
Lewis’ background of service stems from a 9-year career within the Australian Defence Force, with majority of his time spent within Australian Special Forces as a Commando. Lewis utilises his key attributes of integrity, problem solving skills and ability to perform under pressure to directly benefit his clients and provide premium service to all.
You will not find someone more committed to providing the best possible outcome for his clients through a high level of communication and energy for each experience he is a part of.
Working in the finance industry has been a life-changing experience for Lewis, and he is extremely grateful for the opportunity to be part of a hardworking and supportive team at MortgageWorks. With a positive attitude, genuine approach and dedicated work ethic, Lewis Wigington is a highly valued member of the MortgageWorks team, and someone you can trust throughout your entire mortgage journey.