Team Manager (Consultants)
Poppy joined Finance Shop in July 2015 as an Apprentice Administration Assistant after deciding on a change of career path from the Pharmaceutical Industry.
Poppy’s role was originally Apprentice Administration Assistant, however she was promoted to a Trainee Personal Assistant working within Nick Buchan’s team. After completing her training and progressing to Personal Assistant, Poppy was promoted to a team manager and now leads a team of her own.
Poppy enjoys spending time with her family and friends outside of work.
Charley started as an apprentice in January 2016 having decided on a career in finance after leaving school. Charley has since completed her apprenticeship and is now training as a Personal Assistant. Charley is looking forward to widening her knowledge and skills within the industry.
Personal Assistant to Mark Wallis
Clare joined Finance Shop in June 2016 and is a Personal Assistant to Mark Wallis. She has worked in the financial services industry for several years gaining experience in Pensions, Investments and Protection and holds her Certificate in Financial Planning. She is keen to continue gaining more qualifications and progressing her career.
Outside of work Clare enjoys reading, cinema and nights out with friends, however, most of her spare time is spent with her children and their various sports clubs.
Jo started working for Finance Shop in October 2003 as a full time Administration Assistant in the Gorleston office and was promoted to a Personal Assistant, working for Paul Dashwood for a number of years. Jo now works part time as a Personal Assistant to Andy Cunningham in our Lowestoft Office.
Outside of work Jo enjoys spending time with her family - especially family holidays, yoga and visiting her favourite restaurants.
Samantha previously worked for a high street bank, and after taking time out to have a family she joined Finance Shop in December 2008, initially as a part time Customer Service Assistant for a building society agency we held at the time. When this closed and we took on an agency for the Ipswich Building Society, Sam continued to work on this side of the business.
More recently Samantha has been working in our Accounts department and on the administration side of the firm.
In her spare time she enjoys watching a variety of shows and socialising with family and friends.
Senior Personal Assistant
Vic started working for Finance Shop in December 2005 as a full time Administration Assistant. Just over a year after joining the company Vic was promoted to a Personal Assistant. Vic continued in this role until she left to have a baby girl in May 2016. After a years maternity leave, Vic returned to work within the Consultants team and has since become a Senior member of the team with her many years of experience.
Outside of work Vic enjoys spending time with her husband and daughter on family adventures. Along with holidays and trips away with close friends and family.
Trainee Personal Assistant
Adam joined Finance Shop in June 2018, after completing a finance course at a local college. Adam enjoyed his finance course so decided he wanted to pursue a career in the finance industry at Finance Shop. Adam is hoping to gain further experience and qualifications soon.
Outside of work Adam enjoys going to the gym, going to new places and spending time with friends and family.
After working in the Health and Social sector for a number of years, Ashlea joined Finance Shop in 2018 and is keen to develop her knowledge and skills in the financial services industry. Finance has always been one of Ashlea's interests, so this role has given Ashlea an opportunity to further her career in a new direction.
In her spare time she enjoy spending time with family and friends, cooking and football.
Apprentice Administration Assistant
Bailey joined the Finance Shop in May 2021 as an Apprentice Administration Assistant, after completing her studies at East Norfolk Sixth Form. Bailey is keen to pursue a career within the financial services industry.
In her spare time, she enjoys reading and spending time with her family.