Appointments for Cooper Associates
Award winning Cooper Associates have added to their team with the addition of Simon Farrar who joins the Academy, and James Cooper who joins the mortgage advisory team.
Simon is undertaking his mortgage qualifications and will undergo the in-house 12 month training programme before providing mortgage advice. Prior to joining Cooper Associates, Simon acted within a prestigious accountancy firm where he achieved his Level 3 AAT qualification.
James joins as a mortgage adviser and will be looking after those clients seeking first-time buyer advice, remortgage advice or those looking to move. James gained his experience within the financial services sector with Santander, where he spent over six years as a personal banker.
Simon commented on his appointment;
“I wanted to come and work for Cooper Associates because they have a unique and exciting approach to the industry that sets them apart from other companies. The personal approach really appeals to me and I think my previous experience and skillset marry well with Cooper Associates’ core values and principals. The Academy system has proven extremely efficient and vital in developing key skills and knowledge of the industry.
I am very excited to immerse myself in the environment and material to develop my capabilities within my role. The opportunity to develop such a huge range of skills in a really focussed and driven environment is very exciting. I am most looking forward to pushing myself, to seeing where my potential can take me. The company is exceptionally supportive and forward thinking, which combined with a strong work-ethic, will put me in a fantastic position to develop my career and maximise my progression. I consider it a privilege to be a part of such an incredible company and I look forward to making the most of a real opportunity to better myself and my future.”