The Adviser - Craig joined Hayburn Rock Financial Planning Ltd in January 2014. He started his Financial Services career straight from leaving Sixth Form in 2002, working for Birmingham Midshires. He went on to work at Countrywide Mortgage Services in 2005, where he worked his way up to Senior Executive Consultant and Mentor before becoming Crop Regional Manager. Craig specialises in Mortgages and Insurance and has full CeMap qualifications.
The Person - Craig spends most of his time outside of work watching his beloved football team Liverpool play at Anfield and socializing with his family and friends.
Did you know that...? Craig actually graced the Anfield pitch playing in a charity game following in the footsteps of legends such as Kenny Dalglish and Steven Gerrard.
The Adviser - Daryl's career has aways centered around the Financial Services Industry. With spells at Britannic Insurance, The Financial Advisory Bureau, 10 years at Pearl Assurance and then joining Hayburn Rock in November 1999. Daryl is CeMap qualified and specialises in Mortgage advice and associated Protection cover.
The Person - In 2006 Daryl welcomed a new addition to the Chance household - a pedigree Shih Tzu called Toby! Daryl now enjoys long walks with Toby and even more so if it takes him past a Batham's pub where he can enjoy a good pint Daryl likes playing golf and watching his son play for Stourbridge Rugby Club's first team. Daryl's vice is playing poker on the internet....but not for 'real' money!
Did you know that...? Daryl once had trials with West Bromwich Albion FC.
The Adviser - Duncan started his career in the Financial Services in 2005 with HSBC and joined Hayburn Rock in August 2012.
Duncan has recently obtained his Diploma in Financial Planning, he is keen to progress with further qualifications and is now studying towards his Chartered Status.
Duncan offers advice in Mortgages, Insurance, Investments and Pensions.
The Person - Duncan is a very keen sportsman and is currently playing Rugby at a National level for Dudley Kingswinford. In addition to this, Duncan is a very enthusiastic Golfer, but is far from playing at the same level as his Rugby!
Did you know that..? Duncan was awarded the "Supporters Player of the Year" for Dudley Kingsinford Rugby Club in the 2011/2012 season!
The Adviser - After graduating University in 1990 Richard has spent his entire career in the Financial Services Industry. He has worked for a number of Life and Pension Providers most recently with one of the country's leading Platform Providers, before joining Hayburn Rock in January 2014.
Richard was our first adviser to achieve Diploma status in Financial Planning and is now working towards obtaining his Chartered qualification. Richard specialises in Insurance, Investment and Pensions advice for his clients.
The Person - Richard is a keen follower of all sports especially Football and Golf. He is a long suffering supporter of Birmingham City and counts the 2011 Carling Cup win at Wembley as one his finest days.
Did you know that...? Richard is in the process of playing all of the British Open Golf courses. He has now played thirteen with only St. Andrews to go!
The Adviser - After obtaining a BA (Hons) in Drama and treading the boards for a few years, Lucy decided it was time for a career change and a 'sensible' job; joining Hayburn Rock in April 2004. Lucy completed the Certificate in Mortgage Advice and Insurance and specialises in mortgages and related life insurance.
Alongside this Lucy is heavily involved in company compliance and T&C procedures and has now obtained the IFS certificate in Supervising in a Regulated Environment.
The Person - Lucy attends her local gym taking part in Body Jam classes. She enjoys socialising and being amongst her friends and can often be found in the bars and restaurants around Wollaston enjoying a glass of wine and a meal. After a few too many glasses of wine Lucy's theatrical side explodes on the Karaoke. Alanis Morrisette eat your heart out!
Did you know that...? Lucy was Hayburn Rock's first 'Home Grown' adviser.
The Adviser - Having graduated in Law in 1985, Simon has spent his entire career in the Financial Services Industry and joined Hayburn Rock in September 2014.
Simon has achieved Diploma status in Financial Planning and is now working towards his Chartered qualification. Simon specialises in Pensions, Investments and Protection, for both individuals and companies.
The Person - Simon is a keen tennis player, cyclist, golfer and skier. He enjoys most sports to ensure that he remains in tip top condition!
Did you know that...? Simon has played tennis at Wimbledon as a junior and also achieved 2 'hole in ones' at golf which is quite remarkable for someone of his ability!
The Adviser - Jon joined Hayburn Rock in June 2011, having previously been a partner at St James's Place. His career in Financial Services began back in 1988 as a cashier at the Halifax Building Society, where he worked his way up to a Management position before taking the leap to become an Independent Financial Adviser in 1998. Jon is qualified to advise on most aspects of Financial Services and has been awarded the Diploma in Financial Planning, 12 months ahead of the deadline.
The Person - Jon enjoys all sports, including tennis, golf and skiing. He runs regularly and you may spot him and his wife, Tamara, pounding the streets and countryside around Wordsley. He is also a keen walker and a member of The National Trust. The majority of his spare time is spent following and encouraging his 10 year old son, Isaac, in all of his activities, especially football and cricket. Jon is a youth football goal keeping coach.
Did you know that...? Jon's daughter, Daisy, was a catwalk model at London Fashion Week in 2009 and 2010.
The Adviser - Ben started working in the Financial Services industry in 2006 and has gained experience in Student Finance and Corporate Recovery. Ben joined Hayburn Rock in June 2012 as an Estate Planning Associate. Ben now concentrates solely on mortgage advice and can offer his clients advice on mortgages and associated protection.
The Person - Ben is a keen sportsman and has played rugby both competitively and socially since the age of 9. He loves going out for meals and enjoys nothing more than 'socialising' with friends and family.
Did You Know...? Ben has played rugby at a national level against Singapore at Murrayfield!
The Adviser - Kevin began his career in Financial Services in 2005. Kevin previously enjoyed a successful career at Countrywide, where he started as a Mortgage Consultant, working his way up to Senior Executive Consultant, before joining Hayburn Rock in March 2012.
Kevin has his CeMap qualification and currently specialises in Mortgage Advice and associated Protection. He is currently studying towards his QCA Level 4 Diploma in Financial Planning.
The Person - Kevin enjoys nothing more than going out for meals and drinks with his friends. He is also an avid Formula One and Football fan.
Did you know that ...? Kevin loves to show off his dance moves and will always be found on the dance floor at parties!
The Adviser - Having graduated with 'Honours' from University in History and Politics, Rob then moved on to complete post graduate qualifications in Business and Administration. Rob began his career in the Financial Services in 2006 working alongside coporate Estate Agents and joined Hayburn Rock in 2013.
Specialising in Mortgages and Insurance, Rob has achieved full CeMAP qualifications and is currently working towards his QCA Level 4 Diploma in Financial Planning.
The Person - Away from the office, Rob spends most of his time with his family, enjoying his weekends with his wife and two young daughters, meals with the wider family and a 'couple' of drinks at his local. He loves his sport, enjoying rugby, football and golf, where he can be found many an evening hitting golf balls in all directions but the right one!
Did you know that...? Before becoming a Mortgage Adviser, Rob was fortunate to be employed by Heart FM, working alongside the 'Greats' of Midlands radion for nearly eight years, even spinning the discs himself on Saturday mornings!
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