Melissa comes from an executive managerial role in finance consulting and recruitment. She has also been integral in implementing business systems in the construction industry.

Coming from her native Austria, 10 years ago, Melissa has a key role in ‘Fundamental’, where her friendly persona and attention to detail are widely sought.

Daniel’s finance career started some 8 years ago in NAB retail. This led to a very successful senior business banking manager role, where he regularly transacted corporate client deals of $5m plus, through commercial acquisitions & property development deals.


His focus & flair for structuring successful outcomes for his clients goes a long way in helping them achieve their goals. His ‘progress through long-term relationship’ attitude, has seen Daniel become a trusted finance strategist & partner.

Ruben comes to us from an engineering background in his native country Venezuela. His determination to achieve financial freedom here in Australia, has seen him work 3 jobs, as well as igniting a passion to work in the finance industry.

Since graduating from UniSA with Masters degrees in Management & Marketing, Ruben has since completed his finance broking qualifications, and is already proving his business acumen across the team and with his clients.

Chris has 20 years experience in the accounting and finance industry. He was CFO of a prominent SA construction company for over a decade, helping to build the company from a small, family enterprise to one of Adelaide’s preeminent companies.

Chris’ extensive networks, particularly in the construction industry, have facilitated a seamless transition to business and commercial broking. Chris joined the FBF team in 2016 and his interpersonal and problem-solving skills, combined with his exceptional drive and work ethic have seen him quickly rise to become of the nation’s most respected and successful brokers.

After becoming a finalist in the commercial and asset finance categories of multiple national industry awards within his first two years of broking, Chris was recently awarded Asset Finance Broker of the Year (SA/NT) in the 2019 Connective Excellence Awards.