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LendInvest hires second BDM for the North


LendInvest has appointed a second business development manager for Northern England.

Sophie Mitchell-Charman joins the team from Mint, where she worked as a bridging BDM.

Mitchell-Charman will be based in York but travel throughout the North, with a particular focus on deals in the North East.

She will source deals across LendInvest’s product range.

The appointment is LendInvest’s second in the North following Damien Druce as a Manchester-based BDM in November 2016.

LendInvest chief commercial officer Matthew Tooth says: “We’ve seen an increasing  demand in the Northern market.

“Sophie’s breadth of experience as both a BDM and a broker puts her in a brilliant position to cultivate business in an area that is strategically important for our business development plans.”

Mitchell-Charman says: “As LendInvest’s profile continues to grow in the North, I am very excited to join the team during this crucial time of rapid national expansion.”



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