After graduating year 12, Dan Fox began his banking and finance career at Westpac Banking Corporation in Brisbane in 1988. He worked for the bank for seven years, excelling in his career and working his way up to management. Whilst working for Westpac, Dan also began his Bachelor’s in Business, with a major in Banking and Finance.
After leaving Westpac, he began his 10-year role with Avco Finance and Insurance (now known as Ge Money). Dan held a few positions within this company, including branch manager of several finance branches, and area manager of the retail/interest free division. During this employment Dan completed his Bachelor of Business with a major in Finance & Banking.
At this point, Dan wanted to expand his finance experience and personal and professional achievements, and accepted a role as a finance broker with Capitalcorp Finance and Leasing in 2005.
In 2006, Fox Finance Group was introduced to the finance industry. Fox Finance Group wholly owns the businesses Fox Car Loans, Fox Business Loans, Fox Home Loans, and Fox Wealth Solutions. In 2008 when the GFC (Global Financial Crisis) impacted the finance world all lenders tightened their approval criteria and many of Fox Finance Group’s customers were missing out on car loans. Dan seized on this opportunity and formed Last Chance Car Finance Pty Ltd. This business is dedicated to helping people buy cars even when their circumstances are outside the criteria for a normal bank car loan.
Dan and his family have been living on the Sunshine Coast for the past eight years. The Sunshine Coast is where Dan grew up as a child. In fact, Caloundra is where his father’s family business was based, Fox & Fox Solicitors (now known as Fox Mildwaters Solicitors) and is still in the main street of Caloundra today. Dan has 3 boys he loves spending time with, Kadan, Jaxon and Kobi. Dan is passionate about jet skis and has an extensive history racing these. Dan has countless regional and state titles as well as three Australian titles, and in 2010 competed in the world jet ski titles in Lake Havasu, Arizona, USA where he finished 8th in the world in his class.
A true entrepreneur who has started numerous businesses and companies in his professional life, Monty started his first business at 8 years old. Having dedicated his life to the pursuit of what it takes to succeed in life, business and prosperity, Monty has spent the best part of his adult life as an investor and educating himself on all things property. Monty has been very fortunate to be personally mentored by several leading experts in property, both in the US and Australian markets. Monty’s passion is to now “pay these lessons forward” by educating the next generation of investors and assisting Aussies in building their property portfolios.As well as being a mentor in The 11 Steps to Safely and Confidently Invest in the USA Property Market education program, Monty is responsible for liaising with clients to ensure any property purchases in the USA happen smoothly and safely. Monty is a partner in USA Property Deals and Ezy VA
Sharon is our office manager and has over 10 years experience in the finance and the motor industry.She is enthusiastic about discussing customer’s finance needs and gets satisfaction in helping others achieve theirdreams, whether it be for a holiday or new car. Sharon enjoys health and fitness, is a gym junkie and loves to make people smile.
The Newest member of the Fox Car Loans Team, Warren has worked as a Finance & Insurance Business Manager in local motor dealerships over the previous 4 years. Warren is dedicated to assisting Fox Car Loans clients obtain the best possible loan when financing their next vehicle. As a sales professional with over 20 years’ experience across various industries including sports, motor and real estate, Warren has a proven track record in business operations as a manager and also as an owner/operator of an award winning, multi-franchised motor dealership. He has extensive networking skills and has forged sound relationships within the local Sunshine Coast community, since relocating here in 1994. Warren has the ability to relate to people from all walks of life, which he attributes to his strong sporting ties over many years. He represented Queensland in cricket at U19 level, but his main passion has always been AFL. He played in 12 senior premiership teams (3 as captain coach), during a 300 game career and maintains a current interest in the game as President of AFL Sunshine Coast Juniors. His active involvement in sport is with the Maroochydore Squash Club and the Headland Golf Club. He resides in Buderim with his partner Fiona and has three grown-up children. Jade lives and works in Brisbane, John lives on the Sunshine Coast and David is in the armed forces in Canberra.
Gary joined the team at Fox Finance Group after a long career in the automotive industry. Apart from owning and operating several dealerships on the Sunshine Coast, Gary also spent time working in the Motorcycle and Personal watercraft industries. His wealth of experience across all aspects of the motor industry brings value to our business and to the customer, as there aren’t too many scenarios he hasn’t seen before and found the solutions.When asked what he likes the most about being a finance introducer “I enjoy being part of the buying process for the customer, I like making sure they get what they need with the minimum fuss, buying a new vehicle should be a great experience, not a stress, that’s what I like to deliver.”
Megan recently joined the business as the Client Relationship Manager for Fox Home Loans.
Megan began her career within a legal firm in Melbourne before moving to the Sunshine Coast in early 2006 where she successfully ran her own café / homewares boutique store.
After many years in the retail industry, Megan decided it was time for a change and so began her career within the finance industry space. Her experience in this industry and prior small business ownership has taught her the people skills to appreciate diversity in others along with a high attention to detail when looking to support clients from all walks of life – and especially those seeking a loan that is more outside the square.
Megan has a strong commitment to providing exceptional customer service with the goal of gaining positive outcomes to fit each client’s financial needs.
Megan is passionate about benefiting from Wayne Spindler’s wealth of knowledge and experience. She is looking forward to expanding her current role within the finance industry along with contributing to the growth of Fox Home Loans, and the entire Fox Finance G
After completing year 12 in 2012, John began a university degree in 2013, but after 1 year, he decided he really wanted to work in the real world, where he could gain the life experience he would need to achieve his goals. With a family history in finance, it seemed logical that he should follow in his father Warren’s footsteps. So John has joined Fox as a trainee broker, where he is assisting customers in making their dreams a reality. John’s focus is on quality customer service, and with his quick wit and eagerness to learn, he has fast become a popular member of the team.
Darin has acquired a wealth of experience beginning with over 10 years in the Finance industry working with GE Finance and Insurance, Avco Finance and Insurance, Capitalcorp Financial Services and the Metro Torque Group. This time spent working with market leaders allowed him to gain many skills across a wide range of financial services.With 6 years in Senior Management roles with large national organisations he has gained valuable experience in integrated service management.Darin spends his spare time operating Northside Aikido and enjoys his time teaching this martial art.
Melita joined Fox Car Loans in 2015 after a number of years in Business, Management & Training roles. With a wealth of experience gained at GE Finance and Insurance she provides support and assistance to our finance brokers to ensure more approvals for our clients. Melita enjoys working with people and applies all of her efforts to ensure she delivers outstanding customer service.
I have been living and working on the Sunshine Coast my whole life. Since completing a Cert IV in Finance and Mortgage Broking in 2015, I decided to begin a career in the finance industry. I have a keen interest in this field and I have recently started a Diploma in Finance and Mortgage Broking. My aim is to help our customers obtain the best loan to suit their needs.
Tania brings to the Fox Car Loans considerable experience as a business manager & aftermarket consultant, both within the retail automotive dealership industry. Originally working in New Zealand for numerous lending institutions as a credit analyst then a Business Development Manager. Customer focused at all times together with a strong sense of commitment to service ensuring that both dealers and customers are always satisfied when dealing with her.
Hello my name is David and I have worked in the motor industry for over ten years, both here in Australia and the UK. I have worked for top brands like Audi, Volvo, Subaru and Land Rover and have a vast knowledge of vehicles and the motor industry as a whole. Since emigrating to Australia I have worked as a Business Manager for a large motor group which has given me an in-depth knowledge car finance. My goal at Fox Car Loans is to be able to help people gain the best finance for them and make everything as easy as possible. In my free time I enjoy going to the gym and taking the dog for walks down the beach.
Jess graduated high school in 2011 and has since worked in various administration type roles in the medical industry. However, her passion and interests were always for finance and to one day become a finance broker. She decided to start a career in finance and initially worked for one of Fox’s competitors and was lucky enough to recently be offered a role here at Fox Car Loans as an assistant to Gary Wells who is a senior Broker. Customer Service is very important to Jess and finding the most suitable finance for each individual, keeping them happy is something she loves doing. Jess says “I enjoy working here at Fox Car Loans, the staff are lovely and my colleagues are so supportive. I am very excited for a long career here at Fox Car Loans.
Chris has worked in the finance industry since graduating from James Cook University in 1993. Chris brings with her a wealth of lending and compliance knowledge from her roles with Westpac, ANZ and The Australian Military Bank. Chris has now recently joined our Fox team after a 7 year Office Manager and Mortgage Broker role with Aussie. Chris is passionate about customer service and loves being part of helping people achieve their financial goals and dreams. Chris loves to travel, with Egypt being her favourite destination.
Wayne has been involved in the banking and finance industry for over 30 years, and commenced with the Commonwealth Bank in 1980. Between 1990 and 2004, he was a leading educationalist, returning to banking and finance in 2005 as a mortgage broker. In 2008, he was offered a Business Manager position with Westpac, and quickly rose to the position of Bank Manager, before returning to mortgage broking in 2013. He has developed many skills that would allow him to provide the best possible service and advice to his clients, no matter what their needs, including a sound understanding of business and business financials and “out of the square” lending scenarios.
These days, with more and more clients looking for a trusted adviser who can assist with their immediate needs and work with them on their long-term financial goals, Wayne’s background makes him the right person for the role. His goal is to tailor the right finance solutions best suited to each client’s individual needs. With his knowledge and experience, he can work with clients from a range of backgrounds to help them achieve their dreams and goals, including those whose credit is impaired.
Courtney has had extensive experience in the customer service industry with over 7 years experience with national companies and enjoyed being able to assist customers to find the right product for their needs. She moved into finance by working at GE Finance where she developed more skills as well as enhancing customer service capabilities. She is passionate about learning and is currently due to finish a bachelor degree of Business in February.
Paul joins us after relocating to the beautiful Sunshine Coast in 2016. He brings a wealth of knowledge to the team having been a part of the motor industry since the age of 16. Paul has a passion for all things on two or four wheels and with petrol in his veins he can happily talk about cars and motorcycles all day long. From luxury vehicles to a new work ute, his strong customer first focus enables him to provide a friendly, efficient service to all his clients who are seeking to fund their next vehicle.