Our Team

Dean LaFrenais

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General Manager

With more than 15 years of banking and finance experience Dean has held a number of senior positions here in Perth and around Australia. Having worked at a number of Banks and Financial Services providers Dean understands customers and their finance journey. Dean is very hands on! him and his highly trained team knows what questions to ask and listen closely to each answer before recommending a tailored finance solution specific to that clients circumstances and goals.

Dean “Seeking finance for any purpose is a very personal matter – we understand this and respect this fact. We genuinely care about the long term plans and goals for each of our clients. My team and I aim to provide you top rate, quality service promptly. I honestly believe we are different to our peers!”

Danielle Sherriff

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Client Liaison Manager

Danielle brings to our team a strong background in customer service and finance. Danielle co-ordinates all our critical office functions and supports our clients too. Danielle has held a number of finance support roles during her career and has recently relocated to WA with her partner who is a “sandgroper”. Danielle poses an infectious attitude and deep passion to assist client at all stages of their finance journey.

Danielle “I really just want to help people achieve their goals

Maria Renzullo

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Client Liaison Officer

Customer Service is Maria Renzullo’s middle name. After spending a number of years in various roles we are pleased to have Maria as part of the InReach Team. Maria will assist our brokers with managing client’s loan applications and approvals. This is a critical role for our team in providing our clients a supreme level of service. A mum to 4 children, she knows how to keep the troops in order. Maria brings to us experience from the Bank & Finance, Home Building & Hospitality.

Maria – “ I look forward to helping our customers wherever I can”

Claire Ferguson

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Senior Lending Manager

Over the last 13 years Claire has worked in the customer service/financial industry in several management positions. Claire’s passion and drive brought her family to Perth 6 years ago from Scotland. Along with her husband she has built her own home in Perth, this experience gave Claire first-hand experience of being a first home owner. Claire understand how to guide her clients through this process as a result.

Claire “My overall aim is to understand my client’s goals and deliver a solution that exceeds their expectations, whilst providing exceptional customer service along the way!

Mark Lancaster

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Senior Lending Manager

After 14 years building his property portfolio while working in the Resources Industry, Mark moved into the Mortgage and Finance field to help others achieve their home ownership and property investment goals. Mark’s knowledge and quality of work was recognised in 2015 when he was awarded Best New to Industry Broker for WA by PLAN Australia. Ensuring that clients are provided with the best advice and finance solution for both their current and long term needs is the number one priority for Mark.

Mark “Helping clients into their first home or investment property and knowing that they are getting the best deal possible is very rewarding.

David Dobson

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Lending Manager

David brings a great depth of financial services experience after holding a number of senior roles throughout Australia. David is super passionate about looking after the needs of his clients and this has helped him forge a very successful career as a result of this focus. David is process driven and ensures his clients are kept up to date throughout the application process.

David “I like to ensure my clients receive quality advice and understand all that they need to when applying for finance. I pride myself on helping people, it is really rewarding seeing people achieve their financial goals”

Gina Lo Grande

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Personal Finance Manager

Gina is super passionate about helping clients bring their dreams to reality whether it is a holiday or some home improvements. With a great depth of experience personal finance experience Gina joins the InReach Team to fulfil her passion. Having held a number positions in banking & finance prior to commencing at IRF, Gina is a strong communicator who is confident in her ability to get the job done!

Gina – “I love helping people achieve their financial goals whatever they maybe!”

Luke Clarke

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Housing Specialists

Luke has spent most of his professional life finding the best solution for individuals and businesses alike. Taking the time to understand his client’s personal and financial goals, Luke tailors every solution to the need. Honesty and communication are the cornerstones of Luke’s work and he never strays from them. Luke brings to the IRF Team a wealth of construction experience as he himself numerous times.

‘I know for most people, buying a home is their biggest financial decision in their life and it can be daunting, I have been in that position and I want to ensure their experience is as stress free as possible.’ I pride myself on strong communication keep my clients full aware throughout the process.