Team Spotlight: Jack Smallwood
Posted on: 17 Sep 2021

Team Spotlight: Jack Smallwood

What do you do in your role?

I'm a Finance Manager with Inception Finance, I help our clients find the most suitable lender and product for their lending and financial needs. I snack a lot.

What have you done before working for Inception Finance?

I was a Home Loan Lender with Heritage Bank before that I had an array of jobs; Barista, Warehouse boy with Office works, worked for an events company, pizza capers dispatcher and worked at Costco Wholesale as a cashier.

How do you like to spend your time outside of work?

Generally with my son, taking him to the park and beach with his brother to play with the other kids (he's a dog). I also spend a lot of time with my friends and family; dinners, drinks, beach, travelling (when I could) I don't like to sit still.

What is something that people don't know about you?

I once won a baking competition at the Pine Rivers show for my Banana Bread that I entered as a joke. My friends mother worked as a volunteer at the show and was talking about a lady who wins everything that was really nasty, I made a joke about entering the baking section and I did and I won (Suck it Beryl).

What is your favourite food/drink?

My favourite drink is water (weird I know) but nothing hits the same Japanese - Beef tataki, Tuna Sashimi.

Where is your favourite place you have been and why?

I can't pick a favourite but my top rated are;

Asia - Japan Nara national park
Europe - Portugal, Spain and Paris
North America - Montreal and Yosemite
Oceania - New Zealand the Coromandel