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TMP expands broker team

The Mortgage Partnership has expanded its broker-focussed team with two staff appointments.

Mandy Colclough joins TMP as UK business development manager. Colclough brings with her a wealth of experience in the mortgage industry and will be responsible for UK-wide new and existing business development. Colclough says: I am pleased to be on board at TMP. It is a great opportunity for me to get involved in a period of growth.

Commenting on the appointment, John Mawdsley, director of TMP, says: This is an exciting time for TMP. We are delighted to have Colclough on board and are confident that her knowledge and skills will enable us to deliver our strategic objectives.

Working closely along side Colclough is Alex Jones, marketing executive. An experienced marketer, Jones is responsible for developing and implementing TMPs strategic and operational marketing plans.


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