About Us 

The two founder members of this business, Pete Standing  & Derek Wildman are both " old style " lending Bankers with a thorough understanding of bank lending procedures.

Both ACIB qualified, Pete spent much of his career in and around Merseyside while Derek was mainly Manchester based. They have each undertaken a variety of roles over the years gaining the experience in the following areas:-
- HR and Health and Safety responsibilities.
- Sales Management including setting and monitoring targets and managing  large sales teams.
- Lending money to a variety of business customers including approving facilities for other Commercial Managers and managing distressed lending situations  
-Training and Coaching on credit and risk issues and sales management.
During the final five years of their banking careers with HSBC Bank PLc they both held senior positions within the Commercial side of the Bank, each as Head of a Commercial Centre managing a team of Commercial Managers.  Pete was Head of the Wirral Commercial Centre with Derek Heading up the Chester Centre.

During their long and successful careers, Pete and Derek have dealt with nearly every type of business and have gained a wealth of knowledge and experience that will be invaluable to any business in the current difficult financial climate.