Thursday 01 Feb 2018
Crystal Specialist Finance (CSF) celebrated their record 2017 financial performance at the Crystal Ball, the business’s first awards event created to recognise both industry peers and top employees.
The entertaining evening, which took place at the luxurious Belfry Hotel and Resort on January 25th, was attended by over 100 industry professionals, all keen to see who’ll lift an award while raising money for charity.
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Lender award winners in categories including Bridging, Buy-to-Let, Residential and Secured Loan Lenders of the Year included Foundation Home Loans, Masthaven Bank, Shawbrook Bank and Together. In addition, Jack Coombs of Aspen Bridging took Underwriter of the Year while Gavin Seaholme of Shawbrook Bank was selected as BDM of the Year.
Competition was also tough for the internal awards where Emma Burleigh received New Business Employee of the Year, Gavin Holmes won Support Staff Employee of the Year and Kamila Cholewicka secured Loan Manager of the Year. The big winner was David Parkes, who took the coveted Employee of the Year.
Main sponsors included Foundation Home Loans, Masthaven Bank and Together, award sponsors were Aspen Bridging, Landbay, MTF and Together with Amicus, Atom Bank and LendInvest also taking key roles.
Jo Breeden, managing director of CSF, said: “At the outset a big thank you to everyone involved, from our sponsors to the attendees to the staff at Crystal who pulled the night together. The main aim of the event was to celebrate with all of our close friends within the financial industry and beyond, and to create anticipation and excitement with a selection of awards that highlighted our gratitude to everyone who’s helped make us the successful business we are today.
“The fact remains that everyone is a winner in our eyes, especially local charity Simon’s Heroes for whom we raised a wonderful £700. Now onto 2018 and another fantastic year, where we will continue to work in close partnership with all people and businesses to ensure a great 12-months all round.”