Legal Home Loans

Talents Behind Our Success

Please click on a team member below to read more about them.

DIRECTOR

Andrew Johnson

DIRECTOR OF SALES

Cullen Haynes

DIRECTOR OF RESIDENTIAL & COMMERCIAL LENDING

James Kristenson

DIRECTOR OF MARKETING & CULTURE

Aylin Unsal

OPERATIONS MANAGER

Meera Randeria

INTERNAL SALES ASSOCIATE

Rachael Massoud

INTERNAL SALES ASSOCIATE

Luke Mansour

LENDING OFFICER

Josh Jaramillo

MARKETING & ADMINISTRATION ASSISTANT

Priyanka Patel

DIRECTOR

Andrew Johnson

Andrew is the director and founder of Legal Home Loans. Andrew is an experienced broker and has had a successful career in finance, with previous roles in private banking, partnerships, and management. With a background as a lending specialist for the medical industry, he identified a gap in the finance market for legal professionals and was inspired to serve this community with the creation of Legal Home Loans. He has a Bachelor of Applied Finance from Macquarie University and is driven by empowering others to achieve their professional and personal goals through financial growth and security. Outside of Legal Home Loans, you can find Andrew spending time with family, crushing triathlons, or playing a round of golf.

DIRECTOR OF SALES

Cullen Haynes

Our driven Director of Sales, Cullen, has a burning passion for finance and energy to match. Cullen joined us from Macquarie Group, where he quickly rose through the ranks to become one of their leading sales executives. He is a former banker and has years of finance experience and extensive lending knowledge. As one of our senior brokers, he sets an exceptional standard at Legal Home Loans, reflected by his recent wins at the Mortgage & Finance Association of Australia (MFAA) Awards as Best Newcomer Award for NSW 2019, and the Australian Broking Award for Rising Star in 2020. ​He completed his MBA at the Australian Institute of Business and is hungry to continue his professional development as well as that of our internal team. Cullen has an immense passion for both reading and long-distance running, leading both his professional and personal life with one guiding philosophy – “leave everyone you meet, better than you found them”. 

DIRECTOR OF RESIDENTIAL & COMMERCIAL LENDING

James Kristenson

James has an extensive career in banking and finance, including roles at both ANZ and St George banks as a specialist in commercial and residential lending for individuals, businesses, and mid-level corporates in healthcare, accounting and professional services including the legal industry. He brings a wealth of knowledge to our team and oversees all lending. He is driven by identifying solutions for clients and helping them achieve their goals through attentive problem-solving, and takes pride in thinking outside of the box.

Outside of work, you can find James with his partner and two dogs Roy and George, or dining out with mates watching any sport that is on. He also enjoys a good James Bond or Star Wars movie session.

Phone:0499 011 913

Email:j.kristenson@legalhomeloans.com.au

DIRECTOR OF MARKETING & CULTURE

Aylin Unsal

With a passion for all things brand, Aylin leads the marketing and communications at Legal Home Loans. She has a strong background in marketing for Consumer Goods with experience leading megabrands in Australia, the UK, and abroad. Aylin comes to us most recently from London, where she was part of the global team developing sustainable business models for Unilever. She completed her Bachelor of Communications at the University of Technology, Sydney, and is passionate about the written word and developing meaningful content. Committed to building purposeful, life-long relationships with customers, she is always looking at how to we can better serve our clients and improve the user experience. Aylin is an avid globetrotter and loves exploring new destinations. On her weekends, she loves relaxing with friends and family and seeing live music.

OPERATIONS MANAGER

Meera Randeria

Meera is our dynamic Operations Manager. With her experience in both commercial and property lending, our team is well placed to ensure solid compliant outcomes for our clients. Her solution-driven focus and background in finance, mathematics, and property is a great asset and source of knowledge in the Legal Home Loans team. Outside the office, Meera is an action movie aficionado (to the delight of her two little boys) and enjoys a healthy competition of old school Mortal Kombat and Daytona. You’ll most likely find her on the weekends out and about with her family making the most of Sydney’s glorious weather.

INTERNAL SALES ASSOCIATE

Rachael Massoud

As an internal sales associate, Rachael is a key pillar of the loan application process. She has specialty knowledge in a broad range of loan types and is experienced in liaising with lenders and clients to achieve extraordinary results. She is passionate about supporting her clients and takes pride in delivering the highest quality of work. Away from the office, Rachael can usually be found out at dinner with friends or on the field enjoying a good game of Oz tag.

INTERNAL SALES ASSOCIATE

Luke Mansour

Luke is a vital part of the loan application process. Focused and efficient in his work, he is a specialist in residential lending with experience in a broad variety of situations. He is compassionate to clients’ needs and committed to achieving the best possible solution. A passionate sports fanatic, Luke can be found indulging in all things sport whether it be competing on the field or watching on from the side lines, his favourites being touch football and AFL. 

LENDING OFFICER

Josh Jaramillo

Josh is an integral support to the Sales team. With a passion for finance and customer service, he sets a high standard with his attentive support to the client and ensuring applications progress as smoothly as possible. Diligent and driven, he A charismatic yet casual foodie, you can often find him at his local charcoal chicken shop or playing football to run off the few extra chips he manages to sneak in.

MARKETING & ADMINISTRATION ASSISTANT

Priyanka Patel

Priyanka is a resourceful and multi-talented support to the team. She primarily assists with Legal Home Loans’ marketing as well as administrative systems to ensure accurate data capture and ease of process. She is diligent and dedicated in her work and brings a positive attitude every day. When she’s not in the office, she can usually be found having dip in the ocean or hiking around Sydney’s national parks.