Gatehouse Bank has appointed Gemma Donnelly (pictured above) as head of its newly launched direct finance team.
The team of advisers will be based at the company’s new customer service centre in Milton Keynes.
The team will liaise directly with customers, complementing the bank’s long-standing intermediary network.
Gemma will lead the team of direct finance advisers as the department grows over the coming months.
Prior to joining Gatehouse, Gemma was mortgage sales manager at Aldermore Bank and previously worked for LSL Property Group.
“I’m delighted to be joining Gatehouse Bank at such an exciting time,” said Gemma.
“The opportunity to help shape the bank’s first step into direct finance and work with such a talented team was too good to pass up.”
Paul Stockwell, chief commercial officer at Gatehouse Bank, added: ‘’We are delighted that Gemma is joining us at this exciting time of growth.
“Her experience in direct finance will help develop this new area of the business and her appointment complements our fast-growing intermediary distribution channel.
“This is the first of a number of new appointments that Gatehouse Bank is making in the near future as we continue to expand and develop our existing product range.”
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