2nd January 2024

Relationship Management Team welcomes two new appointments to consolidate 2023 business growth

Optimum Finance has appointed Keira Matley, Relationship Manager (RM) and Hannah Ansell, Relationship Manager Support Executive, to consolidate and sustain new business growth as the company heads into 2024.

With 18 years of experience in Invoice Finance, asset management and lending services, Keira, who is based in Manchester, will be supporting valued clients and nurturing relationships in the North of the UK.

Recognising the importance of support during these challenging times, Keira and the rest of the Relationship Management Team will be supported by Hannah, who joins Optimum in a newly created role ensuring that the RM team have all the support they need to deliver exceptional service to its clients. Hannah will be responsible for supporting the risk management, auditing and administrative tasks of the RM team.

The appointments of Keira and Hannah come at a time of rapid growth for Optimum Finance, with 12 new starters in 2023 across the business.

Ant Persse, CEO of Optimum Finance, says the new appointments support the company's mission to continue to deliver exceptional service to its clients, enabling them to continue to thrive: "Keira and Hannah join a team that supports fantastic businesses in need of financial support. Our team is often considered an extension to the businesses we serve. We look forward to Keira and Hannah making a positive impact on our valued clients as we continue our trajectory into the new year."

Keira is excited about the challenge ahead: "Optimum plays an important function for many SMEs that would not be able to prosper and grow without our services. This is an industry I'm proud to be a part of, and gives me the opportunity to work with incredible and inspiring business owners. Providing support through financial challenges and seeing businesses grow is deeply rewarding."

Hannah is similarly delighted to be joining the team: "It's a new and evolving role and I am very excited to be part of an organisation that is doing so much to support the small business economy."