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Comprehensive & Flexible Finance for the Agricultural Sector

Australian Agri Finance have been proudly providing the Agricultural Sector with
comprehensive, flexible and affordable financing since 2012

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Meet our team

Matt Priddis

Senior Relationship Manager

Matt Priddis is typically recognised for his sporting achievements as a Brownlow Medalist and leader at West Coast Eagles Football Club. Having earned a Certificate IV in Mortgage and Finance Broking, Matt has been part of the InFront ABS and Australian Agri Finance team since 2017. With a strong interest in the agricultural industry, he is passionate about the development of the sector and strengthening AAF’s customer relationships. Matt is extremely motivated to help agri businesses Australia-wide accomplish their goals.

Jessica McCartney

Senior Relationship Manager

Jessica McCartney has a wealth of experience as a corporate account manager, with over 23 years in the food and agricultural industries. As a new entrant to the finance industry, Jessica has previously worked with WA’s largest cropping producers and grain supplies, as well as multiple years on the boards of AusChemWA and SAFE Farms WA. Raised on a citrus farm in Lindsay, California, Jessica thoroughly understands the needs of agricultural businesses, and uses her logistical expertise to help Australian Agri Finance clients navigate complex financial challenges.

Greg Kemp

Senior Relationship Manager

From rural communities to metropolitan hubs, Greg Kemp has over 35 years’ experience in high-performing finance and banking roles. He has worked in the commercial & retail lending sectors including international companies and a major Australian bank. Having specialised in equipment and dealership finance for the past decade, Greg has vast experience in agricultural machinery finance and inventory funding. Greg is Six Sigma qualified, holding Green Belt certification, and uses his skills and industry knowledge to streamline the financing process for Australian Agri Finance clients.

Shane Smith

Director

Shane Smith is one of Australia’s leading financiers, with over 30 years of experience in the insurance and financial sectors. Having excelled in commercial, consumer and multinational finance, Shane also has a strong background in business strategy and marketing. With an extensive business network across Australia and New Zealand, Shane brings a wealth of expertise and strategic vision to Australian Agri Finance.

Richard Rigney

General Manager

Richard Rigney’s expertise in banking & finance speaks to his rich 30-year career in the sector. He has always championed a strong customer service focus in his senior roles in retail banking, funds management and commercial finance. Over the course of his career, he has also gained extensive experience in structuring complex transactions. As a business owner himself, Richard understands the challenges involved and is motivated to ensure Australian Agri Finance achieves the best possible outcomes for clients.

Matt Priddis

Senior Relationship Manager

Matt Priddis is typically recognised for his sporting achievements as a Brownlow Medalist and leader at West Coast Eagles Football Club. Having earned a Certificate IV in Mortgage and Finance Broking, Matt has been part of the InFront ABS and Australian Agri Finance team since 2017. With a strong interest in the agricultural industry, he is passionate about the development of the sector and strengthening AAF’s customer relationships. Matt is extremely motivated to help agro businesses Australia-wide accomplish their goals.

Jessica McCartney

Senior Relationship Manager

Jessica McCartney has a wealth of experience as a corporate account manager, with over 23 years in the food and agricultural industries. As a new entrant to the finance industry, Jessica has previously worked with WA’s largest cropping producers and gain supplies, as well as multiple years on the boards of AusChemWA and SAFE Farms WA. Raised on a citrus farm in Lindsay, California, Jessica thoroughly understands the needs of agricultural businesses, and uses her logistical expertise to help Australian Agri Finance clients navigate complex financial challenges.

Greg Kemp

Senior Relationship Manager

From rural communities to metropolitan hubs, Greg Kemp has over 35 years’ experience in high-performing finance and banking roles. He has worked in the commercial & retail lending sectors including international companies and a major Australian bank. Having specialised in equipment and dealership finance for the past decade, Greg has vast experience in agricultural machinery finance and inventory funding. Greg is Six Sigma qualified, holding Green Belt certification, and uses his skills and industry knowledge to streamline the financing process for Australian Agri Finance clients.

Shane Smith

Director

Shane Smith is one of Australia’s leading financiers, with over 30 years of experience in the insurance and financial sectors. Having excelled in commercial, consumer and multinational finance, Shane also has a strong background in business strategy and marketing. With an extensive business network across Australia and New Zealand, Shane brings a wealth of expertise and strategic vision to Australian Agri Finance.

Richard Rigney

General Manager

Richard Rigney’s expertise in banking & finance speaks to his rich 30-year career in the sector. He has always championed a strong customer service focus in his senior roles in retail banking, funds management and commercial finance. Over the course of his career, he has also gained extensive experience in structuring complex transactions. As a business owner himself, Richard understands the challenges involved and is motivated to ensure Australian Agri Finance achieves the best possible outcomes for clients.

ACCESS TO A PANEL OF OVER 15 LENDERS ACROSS AUSTRALIA

  • Equipment Finance
  • Land Finance
  • Tailored Finance Solutions
  • Easy To Apply
  • Friendly Helpful Staff
  • Quick Turnaround

 

Our deep experience working with small to large scale financial institutions, we have processes in place that are tailored to provide customers the best outcome with the shortest turnaround time possible based on best-practices.

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