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Paul Jarvis

B.Comm, Dip. FMBM

Senior Finance Executive & Director

Paul has over 24 years’ experience in the Banking and Finance industry having held senior roles with ANZ and NAB as well as experience in the UK with Zurich.  Prior to joining BFD Finance Paul was the State Manager VicTas for NAB’s Business Banking Financial Planning division.   

 

Paul’s skills and experience are diverse having worked with clients ranging from individuals, small to medium businesses, large privately-owned groups and ASX listed companies and across a variety of professions and industries.  

Paul’s approach is simple – to listen, understand and provide help so clients can achieve their personal and business financial goals.

Paul has a passion for finance and business and likes to keep fit with boxing and strength training while spending time with his wife Jenny and 3 kids – Hayley, Ryan and Emma.

Paul holds a Bachelor of Commerce and Diploma of Finance and Mortgage Broking Management and is a full member of the Mortgage & Finance Association of Australia (MFAA).  

Paul is a credit representative (508396) of Westgate Financial Services Pty Ltd ABN 38 148 074 864 (Australian Credit Licence 410232)

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Travis Dodd

 

Mortgage Broker

Travis began working in the finance industry in 2015 as both a broker and also banker within the banking & finance sector.

 

Travis joins BFD Finance from Nab where he gained significant experience, specifically with Nab Health where he worked with medical professionals on a daily basis assisting clients with both their personal and business lending needs.

 

Travis enjoys helping clients achieve their goals whether it is a first home purchase, building wealth through investment properties or assisting with a commercial property purchase.

 

In his down time, Travis enjoys a round or two of golf, coach’s football (the world game) in the local National Premier League and doesn’t mind a nice red from the world renowned Barossa Valley. Travis also mentors students participating in an Indigenous football academy that was established in 2020.

 

Travis holds a Diploma of Finance and Mortgage Broking Management and is a full member of the Mortgage & Finance Association of Australia (MFAA).

Travis is a credit representative (474688) of Westgate Financial Services Pty Ltd ABN 38 148 074 864 (Australian Credit Licence 410232)

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Paul Harland

Mortgage Broker

Paul began working in the finance industry in 2009 as a Broker.

 

Paul joins BFD Finance from Westgate Financial Services where he held the role of General Manager working across construction finance loans for all professions including medical.

Prior to this he was a CPA in public practice for 10 years and a business owner. 

He has developed his skills and progressed through various finance roles from broker to General Manager.  He was a finalist in the WA broker of the year awards in 2014 and won brokerage of the year in 2019 with the company he managed.

Paul holds a Bachelor of Business, CPA and Diploma of Finance and is a full member of the Mortgage & Finance Association of Australia (MFAA).

Paul is a credit representative (421652) of Westgate Financial Services Pty Ltd ABN 38 148 074 864 (Australian Credit Licence 410232)

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Dr April Armstrong

MBBS, DRANZCOG

Director

April is a UWA graduate of Medicine and works in General Practice in Western Australia. She is passionate about the business of medicine.

 

She is the founder of the Business for Doctors concept and social media group.

 

April was awarded the WA Telstra Business Woman of the Year 2015 in the start-up category and her rural practice, Collins Street Surgery nominated for the WA Telstra Business Awards 2015. 

 

April has developed strategies and methods in investing and business management. As an owner of two medical practices and numerous investments she brings 25 years of business and investing experience to the team.

 

April actively supports medical students and overseas trained doctors during their transition into the Australia medical system.

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Kim Sama

Broker Support Officer

Kim joined BFD Finance in September 2019.  She has worked in the Banking & Finance industry for many years in roles with the major banks as well as Mortgage Brokering businesses.