06 Jul Robinson Sewell Partners’, Deb Purvis, wins State award
Over the last 4 years, Deb Purvis has saved her clients hundreds of thousands of dollars. And now, the agribusiness finance specialist has won big, after being named as South Australia’s Commercial Finance Broker for 2021 by Mortgage and Finance Association of Australia (MFAA). Deb will travel to Sydney in July to represent South Australia at the National Awards.
Deb, a regionally based broker, is renowned for her incredible customer service and expert advice. She helps clients in the agriculture sector with solutions on loan structures, pricing, security, risk management, and transactional banking services. By helping businesses secure capital security and flexibility, she helps them meet their business goals—something that’s needed now more than ever during COVID-19.
And if one award wasn’t enough, Deb was also a finalist for the MFAA’s SA Regional Broker Award.
Judged by an independent panel, the MFAA awards are the most rigorous mortgage and finance industry awards in Australia. They showcase brokers, broker businesses and staff who have shown exceptional customer service, professionalism, ethics, growth and innovation.
“It’s an honour to accept this award and have my peers recognise my work. There are very few females in this competitive, male-dominated industry. This award recognises the important work we’ve done during several tough seasons because of COVID-19 and drought.”
Deb Purvis | Director – Robinson Sewell Purvis
Recognising the best in the business
The MFAA Excellence Awards highlight the best talent in the industry. The awards focus on merit, excellence and industry professionalism, not just volume and revenue. They’re an opportunity for brokers like Ms Purvis to showcase the quality of their work.
The last year has seen many changes and increasing challenges for the finance broking industry—especially with COVID-19. Deb Purvis has delivered better customer outcomes than ever. As a regional broker, her agriculture and finance knowledge ensures she delivers the best outcomes for her clients.
Deb exceptional customer service has been a godsend for her agricultural partners in a competitive market. Her knowledge and collaborative problem-solving approach make her an integral part of her client’s businesses.
“Whether it’s a finance restructure or providing a tax depreciation schedule for a property purchase, Deb helps my clients save interest and tax. She’s professional, proactive and a pleasure to work with.”
Sally Storey | Brentnalls
A labour of love
Having grown up on a farm, agribusiness broking is the perfect role for Deb Purvis. And being able to live on the beautiful Yorke Peninsula and travel across South Australia is a huge bonus.
Deb Purvis provides agribusinesses clients with solutions on loan structure, pricing, security, risk management and transactional banking services. By helping businesses secure capital security and flexibility, they can achieve their goals.
“I’m passionate about agriculture and finance, and I’m lucky enough to work in both industries. Agriculture is a specialised industry with many characteristics that make it different from commercial lending. I love meeting innovative and successful farmers on road trips around SA. Winning the National Commercial Broker award would be a great opportunity to put regional South Australia on the map.”