Leadership Team

Leadership Team

Angus Askew

Director

Having completed a brief stint at University and a short career on the rugby pitch, Angus found a home in the equipment finance industry. The following decade would be spent applying his trade to all forms of applications, products and services across industries from Agriculture to Woodworking and all stops in between.

Angus’ dedication to personalised service and “walking the extra mile” for his customers is something he is immensely proud of and one on which strong relationships are born. He has sound experience in funding for new business ventures, all the way through to multinational organisations.

Angus holds a diploma in Financial Services (Mortgage & Finance Broking) and is a member of the Commercial Asset Finance Brokers Association of Australia (CAFBA).

When not taking care of his clients, Angus enjoys spending time with wife Sophie, daughter Isobel and son Lachlan, on the golf course, at the rugby or on his farm outside of Sydney in Oberon.

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Andrew Dodwell
Director

Andrew grew up on a sheep and grain property in Narrandera, an hour’s drive from Wagga Wagga, South West of Sydney in NSW’s Riverina district. He left Narrandera in 1992 to attend boarding school in Sydney and has stayed in Sydney ever since.

Having flirted with the idea of becoming a journalist, in 2003 he found his place in the equipment finance world.

Andrew’s passion is listening to business’ needs and finding the right products and services for them. By understanding more than just the immediate equipment requirements, providing greater business solutions, and having a genuine desire to help clients fulfil their goals, many clients have become friends which is his ultimate reward.

Andrew holds a Diploma in Financial Services (Mortgage and Finance Broking) and is a member of Commercial Asset Finance Broking Association of Australia (CAFBA).

Time away from work is spent with family and friends usually travelling, sporting or dining out. At its best it’s all three!

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Will Overman

Director

After completing his studies in business Will immediately entered the equipment finance broking industry where he has specialised for nearly 15 years providing expert service to a variety of businesses and individuals.

Through his personable nature, industry expertise and market knowledge Will has shown he is adept at managing the needs of all clients whether they are individuals seeking their first finance approval or broking large funding lines for established multinational organisations with complex company structures.

Will has extensive experience with all business types in a vast array of industries including construction, earthmoving and automotive. Will has shown over the years, an ability to quickly build a strong rapport with his clients based on trust and a distinct focus on service. His passion for customer service is the hallmark of Will’s approach to business.

Will holds a Diploma in Financial Services (Mortgage & Finance Broking) and is a member of the Commercial Asset Finance Brokers Association of Australia (CAFBA).

When Will is not working away he enjoys all forms of sport both participating and spectating and spending time with family and friends especially his wife Melissa, son Henry and daughter Lucy. Will is a keen traveller and only wishes he had the time to do more! Maybe one day…

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Joanna Hare

Operations & Strategic Projects

Joanna leads Operations & Strategic Projects for Magnolia Lane utilising her wealth of industry and technical knowledge cultivated across a career in Equipment Finance spanning 20+ years.

After first falling into the equipment finance sector following high school, Joanna has navigated key finance functions such as settlements, contract administration and broking – finally finding her home in Management and Operations.

During her career she also successfully completed studies in Science achieving First Class Honours and a Doctorate in 2016.

Joanna is ideally suited to Operations with a passion for problem solving and processes. Joanna is an advocate for workplace equality and diversity, mentoring and development.

Outside of work, Joanna enjoys family time with her husband, toddler and two pet schnauzers.

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Liam Finnane

Finance Broker

Liam heads up our Regional Office in Orange, NSW.

After completing a Bachelor of Business (Finance) degree, Liam commenced his career in International Trade working for the world’s largest independently owned Ship Broking Firm. He spent the next 5 years acquiring and developing skills in commercial negotiations, contracts, markets & relationship management which held him in good stead to transition into life as an Equipment Finance Broker.

Liam is experienced in sourcing funds for a wide range of clients from new-to-established businesses across varying industries including Agriculture, Civil Construction, Earthmoving, Manufacturing and many more.

He particularly enjoys the strong relationships he builds with his clients along the way and the insight he is afforded to better understand his client’s business and requirements.

Outside of work, Liam enjoys spending time with his wife Torie and two young children Ollie & Elke, playing and watching sports (particularly rugby) & catching up with friends.

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