Our People

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Tony Seymour


Tony is a chartered accountant with over 40 years experience. He has owned a variety of businesses and from practical experience he can offer clients a sound and common sense solution to their financial needs.

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Debbie Brooks

Personal Assistant to the CEO

With 20 years experience as a lending manager and office manager of two major banks and with her experience in the legal sector, Deb provides support to our personnel and operations management.

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Andrew Woodfield

Administration Manager

Andrew has 30 years’ experience in Business, Equipment and Consumer finance with CBA and ANZ. Andrew is also involved in Personal and Small Business Taxation through a Tasmanian Accounting firm.

Andrew’s  experience in all facets of business lending provide a strong foundation to grow and develop the Commercial Equity Group business operations.

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Peter Thomas

General Manager

Peter commenced with Commercial Equity Group in May 2020 after having worked in main stream banking for 34 years, initially with Westpac and then Goulburn Murray Credit Union.

Peter has extensive lending and operational knowledge/experience in the industry and is eager to assist new and existing clients with their business finance needs.

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Will Edwards


Will is a practicing solicitor who was admitted to the Supreme Court of Tasmania in 1993. He was a partner of an established Launceston law firm from 1999 until he established his own practice in 2005. He has been a Company Director for CEG since 2001. Will is now a consultant to a leading Launceston law firm.

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David Hawke

Credit Analyst

David has extensive background in credit & finance roles including Revenue Coordinator for Redland City Council in Queensland. David also spent 10 years with John Deere Finance and a variety of roles with other major financiers.

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Mary Jane Smith

Certificate III Financial Services
Mary Jane has been a manager of a credit union and brings a wealth of knowledge and a different mindset to CEG’s lending profile. Mary Jane is our day to day loans administrator and will assist customers with their loan enquiries. MJ will also assist brokers with the documentation and follow up actions they require.

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Jason Geale

Finance Consultant

Certificate III Financial Services

Certificate IV In Finance and Mortgage Broking (FNS40815) 

Jason is the latest addition to the Commercial Equity Team, bringing with him 10 years of experience from Commonwealth Bank of Australia. His role is to liaise with our existing database of brokers while also forging new partnerships.

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