Meet the team at Aria Financial

Servicing clients throughout Australia.

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Tina Howes
Director, Mortgage & Finance Advisor

0456533439 |

I am an experienced Banking Professional with over 20 years experience in both Residential and Commercial Lending. I specialise in assisting customers achieve their growth strategies from your first home purchase, to building an investment portfolio or growing your business with working capital solutions through to purchasing Commercial premises. Specialties include: First home buyers, investors renovators, upgraders and downsizers, self employed, company and trust lending, complex structures, SMSF lending, loan and rate reviews, family guarantees, construction lending and commercial finance.

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Mathew Hall
Director, Mortgage & Finance Advisor

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With 14 years lending experience I have seen almost every possible client situation and scenario when it comes to clients borrowing needs. My core strength is providing strategies, and options for everything from simple residential loans through to complex commercial structures that clients may not have considered or been aware of prior to engaging me by using my unique skills and knowledge developed throughout my career. So whether you are a first home buyer or a senior executive seeking assistance and advice around the best lending structure for your family group reach out and we will work together to source the best solution available.

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Tom Morison
Director, Mortgage & Finance Advisor

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I have a genuine desire to create a sense of trust, confidence, security and peace of mind during one of life's largest emotional and financial journey's, through an in depth industry knowledge, proven strategies, and a driven work ethic to achieve the best for my clients. It’s important that I provide you with the knowledge I have so you can make the best decisions for yourself with my guidance. There’s never a ‘no’ from me, what’s crucial is where can you get to today and/or, what do we need to do in order to get you to where you want to be, and how long will that take.

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Patrick Nikko Latuño
Operations Manager

Nikko Latuño ‘s career spans over 12 years of dedicated service and expertise within the Australian mortgage industry. Starting as a customer service representative, Nikko swiftly advanced through successive promotions, recognized for adeptness and leadership qualities. He has worked across Australian Banks, financial institutions as well as leading mortgage firms.

Transitioning into a trainer role, and team leader, sharing his extensive knowledge and experience, nurturing the next generation of mortgage professionals with clarity and patience.

Now serving as an Operations Manager, Nikko's leadership style is defined by empathy, decisiveness, and a steadfast dedication to achieving objectives while fostering a collaborative work environment.

Nikko's journey exemplifies resilience, adaptability, and an unwavering commitment to excellence in the mortgage industry.

Outside of work Nikko loves spending time with his family "

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Erika Ann Matias
Client Support Specialist

Ann (also known as Kai) brings over a decade of diverse banking expertise to Aria. From retail lending support to managing training and quality assurance, she's honed her skills across multiple roles at esteemed institutions like St. George, Bank SA, and Westpac. Transitioning from Banking into supporting Australian Mortgage brokers for the past 6 years, in various Australian leading brokerages, Ann excelled in credit support, quality analysis, and team management.

Her passion for excellence extends beyond the office, as she enjoys leisurely drives, exploring cafes, and indulging in a good book. A music enthusiast, Ann loves attending rock concerts and embracing the energy of K-Pop. At Aria, her experience and enthusiasm drive success.

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Yerah Ternura
Client Support Specialist

With over 10 years of experience in the banking industry, Yerah has amassed a wealth of knowledge and skills across various facets of banking operations. Her journey began in Mortgage Support and Settlements at Westpac Banking Group, and she furthered her expertise through diverse roles within HSBC UK Retail Banking & Wealth Management. These roles included Telephone & Online Banking, Complaints Handling, Credit Underwriting, and Fraud Support, showcasing her well-rounded skill set. This breadth of experience makes her transition to supporting mortgage brokers seamless, highlighting her versatility, adaptability, and willingness to embrace new challenges.

Beyond her professional life, Yerah is a homebody who finds joy in the simple pleasures of home life. She enjoys spending time with her furbabies, indulging in reading books, and listening to music. For her, music holds the power to evoke emotions, set the mood, and enhance relaxation. Additionally, you might catch her feeding strays on the street—just one of her endearing quirks!

Danielle Sismaet
Danielle Sismaet
Client Support Specialist

Prior to joining Aria, Dani's professional journey in the Australian mortgage industry has been diverse and enriching. Starting as a banker, Dani built a solid foundation in financial services before transitioning to roles where organizational skills and client relationship management were honed. At Aria, Dani has spent the past year contributing to team success through comprehensive support in an administrative capacity, drawing on a deep understanding of mortgage operations.

Outside of work, Dani navigates the joys and challenges of raising their energetic one-year-old with her husband in their new home, balancing career success in mortgages with family responsibilities.

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Venice Lane Viray
Client Support Specialist

Venice embarked on her career in the mortgage industry in early 2020, starting as a collection officer. Over the years, she has gained valuable experience in roles such as loan processing officer, client services officer, broker support and retention officer, and credit analyst. Outside of work, Venice finds relaxation and inspiration by visiting various coffee shops and reading motivational books. She also enjoys exploring new towns and engaging in outdoor activities like working out, jogging, and hiking, which contribute to her overall effectiveness and efficiency as a dedicated member of the Aria Financial team.

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