Port Moody, BC (PRWEB) February 21, 2006
Meridian Financial Services Ltd. is pleased to announce its new Vice President of Franchise Operations, Matt Kirby. As an innovator in the franchising of mortgage brokerage offices and a dominant player in Western Canada, Meridian now has the additional integral component on its management team to take Meridian to the next level.
“We are excited to have Matt join our team of talented professionals,” says Randy Cowling, President of Meridian Financial services Ltd. “I am confident his rich experience and knowledge will provide the precise ingredient required to springboard Meridian to the top in today’s competitive marketplace.”
As Vice President of Franchise Operations, Mr. Kirby will develop the franchising and broker recruitment efforts to continue the company’s rapidly growing operations in Western Canada. Mr. Kirby brings more than 16 years of experience, comprised of sales, sales training, recruitment and most importantly, management in medium to large size private companies to this position. Most recently, Matt was responsible for the rapid and consistent growth of a private Western Canadian based finance company, winning numerous awards for exceeding sales targets and developing a highly successful sales team. In addition to his work in the finance industry, Mr. Kirby also has diverse experience in marketing, manufacturing, importing, and company development from the ground floor.
Meridian Financial Services has been specializing in the development of the mortgage brokerage industry since the first location opened in Coquitlam in 1995. Controlled growth has seen franchise offices open throughout British Columbia and Alberta, specifically associated with independently owned real estate, financial planning and general insurance offices.
Meridian franchises obtain mortgages on behalf of borrowers through the major lenders in Canada. Meridian currently has over 50 lenders on their system, including BNS, BMO, CIBC Firstline, TDCT, HSBC, ING Direct and most major credit unions in Canada. Due to having one of the largest collective volumes in Western Canada, Meridian guarantees the lowest mortgage rate to its clients at no cost to the borrower. Meridian currently has franchise locations in Vancouver, West Vancouver, Burnaby, Coquitlam, Port Moody, Surrey, Nanaimo, Parksville, Campbell River, Prince George, Kamloops, Kelowna, Penticton, Invermere and Edmonton.
For additional information, Contact:
Randy Cowling, President
Meridian Financial Services Ltd.
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