We’ve been inundated with submissions for the MFAA Excellence Awards

Members have once again shown their strong support for the MFAA Excellence Awards. We've received the second-highest number of entries in the history of the awards program and are on track to eclipse last year's record – and there is still about another week before submissions close on Tuesday 28 March. We are now in the process of securing additional judges to manage the increased demand. ​

"This is an extremely positive outcome and I feel is a strong affirmation of the value of MFAA membership and recognition," said Mike Felton, MFAA CEO.

MFAA commends Australia’s Minister for Small Business

The MFAA has praised the efforts of the Hon. Michael McCormack MP, Minister for Small Business and Federal Member for Riverina, for his engagement in the sector and his commitment to advancing the interests of small businesses.

As part of an ongoing dialogue that began during 2016, MFAA Chairman Cynthia Grisbrook and CEO Mike Felton met with the Minister in Wagga Wagga in NSW late last week to discuss the key issues facing the industry, including ASIC’s upcoming Review of Mortgage Broker Remuneration Structures and its Industry Funding Model Review.

MFAA Appoints Experienced Financial Services Executive as New CEO

The Mortgage and Finance Association of Australia (MFAA) announced today it had appointed a new Chief Executive Officer, following a comprehensive search process.

​Mike Felton has agreed to join the MFAA in the role, following a series of operational and executive roles in asset finance and banking over almost thirty years. ​

Introductory Message from the MFAA CEO

Dear Members,

As we approach the end of 2016 and I enter my third week as CEO of the MFAA, I wanted to reach out to our members to introduce myself and inform you all of my plans for my first 90 days in the job.

​Firstly, let me say I am honoured and grateful to the Board for the opportunity to lead the MFAA team and I am excited about the challenges and opportunities this role presents.  I am determined to uphold the professional standards of the industry, keep our members informed of changes that will affect them, and help them grow and protect their businesses.