Jeff Mazzini Managing Director
Jeff has worked within the financial services industry for the past 40 years, holding positions at all levels including experience in managing large teams, sales and marketing, commercial lending, retail, risk management, financial planning, credit risk management and international import/export positions – both in Australia and overseas.
As a result of this extensive experience, Jeff is now consulting to many Financial Service Groups and assisting them to grow and prosper.
In 2001, Jeff realised his dream of starting a training company where he could utilise his wealth of experience to assist others wishing to develop themselves. Jeff’s strengths include a creative and visionary approach to business development – the real driving force behind the success and growth of AAMC Training Group.
Jeff’s focus has always been providing solutions to meet the customer’s needs. This, combined with his immense experience in people management, has afforded him the skills to build a passionate team at AAMC Training that strives to achieve excellence in service to its customers.
Jeff is a Senior sessional member of the Western Australian State Administration Tribunal and also an international speaker.
Michelle Firth National Client Manager
Michelle Firth has been working in the Banking & Finance Industry since 1992. She has worked for companies including Homeloans Limited, Macquarie Bank, ANZ Bank and National Australia Bank developing her skills and knowledge in areas such as Investment Banking and Retail Lending. Michelle’s positions within these institutions have included supporting financial planners and finance brokers in many aspects of credit and business development.
Michelle is passionate about learning and believes education allows individuals the opportunity to progress in their current career or within other desired industries. Michelle joined AAMC Training Group in 2009 as a Business Development Manager and currently holds the position of National Relationships Manager. Her position involves developing successful and supportive client partnerships. For proposals, partnerships and business development with AAMC, she can be reached thru Mobile: 0409 920 018.
Lisa Ditchburn RTO Manager
Lisa has worked in the Banking and Finance industry, both in the UK and in Australia, for the past 25 years. She has held roles in administration and management for large and small organisations, gaining a wide range of business experience.
Lisa joined AAMC Training in 2004 and has assisted with and grown with the company over the past 5 years. Lisa now controls the administrative and finance functions whilst still maintaining input into the direction of the business.
Anurag Sharma International Operations Manager
Anurag is a seasoned professional with more than 15 years of industry experience with a technical background. He has worked at different levels, domains and countries in his professional career.
As CEO & Director in his previous engagement, Anurag was responsible for advising companies on ways to achieve established mission and business plans. Assuring motivated team, happy clients, positive cash flow, rich business pipeline and structural approach was vital at all companies.
A multi-faceted professional and well versed with operation skills related to all aspects of business, Anurag also has extensive experience in spearheading the full life cycle of business (at multiple organisations),from business lead, quotation, commercial negotiation, requirement gathering, development to post deployment support and client delineating.
Anurag has mastered the complexities of project handling and management by executing and supervising multiple projects in web environment and financial domain.
Anurag conveys his knowledge, experience and outlook to his audiences. He has showcased his efficiency and a great sense of responsibility in building excellent rapport with clients and cross-functional teams to achieve project priorities/deadlines.
Anurag now utilises his skills to ensure that operations across all countries where AAMC Training operates runs smoothly.
Barry Doherty Senior Assessor
Having spent most of his working life in the ‘people business’, Barry now likes to pass on his experience and general knowledge to others in the Financial Services industry. He has been a Licensed Finance Broker for some 28 years, following a career that encompassed Banking, Financial Planning, Real Estate and Insurance.
Barry views his role with AAMC as a very important facet in the education of new entrants and others in the Finance Broking sector that will ensure an improvement in the preparation of loan applications from which clients, lenders and brokers will all benefit. New processes have been introduced already and there has been a significant change of attitude from brokers in the manner in which they gather information.
With AAMC Training introducing a mentoring program, Barry has gladly accepted the task of being a Mentor to assist brokers through the early stages of their new career.
Sandy Thompson Compliance Manager
Sandy has worked in Sales and Marketing for the past 15 years, both in the the UK and Australia, working her way up to senior management positions within a global organisation.
Having been a stay-at-home Mum after the birth of her second child, Sandy returned to the workforce joining AAMC Training - initially assisting with the Course coordination area before moving into a Marketing role to assist with the growth and development of the company, both locally and internationally. Sandy now oversees the compliance and business processes to ensure all regulatory requirements of the RTO are met.
Meremie Kingham Desktop Publishing Manager
Meremie has 20 years Desktop publishing experience. She has worked for large organizations such as Merrill Lynch in London and South Africa where she also studied Graphic Design.
Having Freelanced from home whilst her children were still young, Meremie has worked for the past four years within the training industry.
Meremie utilises her skills to ensure that all training materials are streamlined and user friendly for both local and international students.
Diana Martiniello State Training Co-ordinator
Diana has worked in Management for 10 years prior to taking extended leave. She holds a Diploma in Finance & Mortgage Broking FNS50310 and a Certificate III in Retail.
In 2010, Diana joined AAMC Training Group in a sales support role. She manages and coordinates all training courses for AAMC Training in Victoria, Tasmania and New South Wales.
Diana also assists and supports students as well as corporate clients to ensure their training requirements are met. She is passionate about customer service and satisfaction.
Sarah Sparkes Administration Assistant
Sarah has worked in various administrative roles over a number of years. In 2008, Sarah moved to Australia with her partner and two young children. She has been a stay-at-home mum until joining AAMC Training Group in April 2013. Sarah undertakes an administration role in student services.