Seneca Bridging are delighted to announce the appointment of Craig Ashton a well known figure in the North West finance community, as a Business Development Manager.
Craig is the first of several planned hires to join the North West-based bridging and development finance provider as it gears up to increase new lending by £25m during 2020.
Craig said, “I’m really looking forward to being part of the Seneca team, a company that is well regarded in the lending community, with genuine growth prospects and an excellent product offering. This is an excellent opportunity for me to work alongside an experienced management team in a dynamic and forward-thinking business. I’m looking forward to contributing to the growth of Seneca and excited about the challenge ahead for me personally.”
Craig started his finance career with Freedom Finance and having spent 5 successful years there, he has extensive experience of raising finance for SMEs across the UK and fully appreciates the challenges of being a Broker in a fast moving and complex market.
In 2017 he took up a new challenge with Iwoca, becoming their Manchester-based regional Business Development Manager for the North of England and Scotland, focussed on unsecured lending. Now working on the “other side of the fence” he is highly regarded in the market having established a deep network of over 200 introducers of quality lending and investment opportunities across the UK.
Tim Murphy, Director of Seneca Bridging commented, “We are delighted to welcome Craig to Seneca. He is a great addition to the team and uniquely positioned to help accelerate the growth of the business. We are entering an exciting phase for the business where we have aspirations to kick on and really grow our lending book. We believe Craig is the right person to help us achieve our ambitions for 2020 and beyond.”
Bridging & Commercial also reported on Craig joining the business