New recruits for Cooper Associates Academy
Cooper Associates is delighted to announce the appointments of Simon Dawes and Jonathan Southgate, the latest additions to the Cooper Associates Academy programme.
Simon graduated from Durham University in 2014 before completing a graduate programme with a FTSE 100 business, where he became a senior manager.
Jonathan has previous experience in business transfer and residential property, helping a variety of clients across the South of England and South Wales.
Both Simon and Jonathan will receive a rigorous in-house training programme, providing them with the skills, knowledge and experience required to achieve their qualifications and become a mortgage adviser.
Commenting on his appointment Simon Dawes said:
‘The Academy programme at Cooper Associates is a unique opportunity for me to immerse myself into a career in financial services within a very successful company. I am really looking forward to building on my existing commercial skills and experience on my journey through the business. The attitude at Cooper Associates towards developing and investing in its colleagues really excites me and I already feel extremely welcomed and supported in my new role. I look forward to the journey ahead of me and feel privileged to be part of such a great team.’
Jonathan Southgate commented:
‘Having been a client of Cooper Associates for some years the decision to join the company was a simple one. I have experienced first-hand how client focused Cooper Associates are across all facets of the business and I was eager to become part of one of the region’s business success stories. I look forward to learning the role from the other side of the desk and ultimately serving our much valued clients.’