MEMBERS of the Shepparton business community joined together with ‘Aussie’ Founder and Executive Chairman, Mr John Symond for a special breakfast at the Shepparton Golf Club during the week, welcoming new Aussie Shepparton Franchisee, Tessa Vaitohi to the community and raising funds for Berry Street.
A total of $2,000 was raised from the breakfast, which goes directly to Berry Street services aiding the provision of safe, nurturing homes for children throughout the Hume Region.
During the breakfast, Mr Symond welcomed Tessa as a great ambassador for Aussie in Shepparton.
Mr Symond said, with 150 stores nationwide, Aussie follows a strict criteria when choosing new and potential franchisees. “We are very fussy. We’ve developed a brand people trust and a brand we believe cares for its customers and it is very important that I’m confident about each and every Aussie franchisee and Tessa is well suited.”
“We view our company like a big family and we have a lot of good family people like Tessa. It is testament to these values that Aussie people understand what normal families need… A friendly face in what can be a faceless industry.”
Tessa expressed her appreciation to the businesses in Shepparton for their support in her new venture and encouraged customers throughout the region to call in and see the expert mortgage brokers at Aussie Shepparton.