Darlington appoints two business development managers

Jake Carter

April 28, 2021

Darlington Intermediaries has appointed Amanda Smith and Sarah Rose as business development managers.

Smith will be looking after the Midlands and East Anglia, having been recruited from Clydesdale Bank where she has worked as a relationship manager for the past four and a half years.

Before that, Smith worked for the Royal Bank of Scotland and NatWest, building nearly 20 years’ experience in the Midlands.

Rose joined the lender as a business development officer six years ago and in her new position will cover the northern region, from Chester to Scotland.

Smith said: “It feels like a great time in my life to tackle a new challenge with a blank canvas, and I’m really excited to be taking on this role.

“Darlington Building Society has a growing reputation, with a personal touch and real sense of pride that really appealed to me.

“The society has some fantastic products and I’ll be operating in a part of the country that it hasn’t been able to fully explore before, so I have no doubt there is massive potential.”

Rose added: “I wanted to further my career, and this was the perfect opportunity. I want to be able to get out there and say I made a difference to someone wanting to buy their own home.

“I really enjoy working with brokers and helping to get those complex cases over the line.

“I’ve always thought of Darlington Building Society as a great place to work, with a family atmosphere.

“The staff are so friendly and supportive of each other, we benefit from great leadership, and I can’t wait to take this next step with the society.”

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