About Cashflow It Group
Cashflow It Group can get you the equipment you need for your franchise today. Whether you are looking for just one piece of equipment, fitting out a brand new store or buying an existing business with established equipment, we have a funding solution that can help.
Cashflow It Group are committed to offering the most appropriate funding solution for your franchise business. While some equipment finance companies might try to attract customers with repayment free periods and pay big referral fees and bonuses to equipment suppliers, at Cashflow It Group, we keep things simple by offering only the most competitive solutions to suit your specific situation.
In June 2015, publically listed Thorn Group Ltd acquired an interest in Cashflow It Group. Thorn Group is a leading Australian provider of financial services, meeting the needs of niche consumer and commercial markets. They are an ASX 200 company and have over 80 years’ experience in the finance industry.
This partnership has provided Cashflow It Group with significant resources to grow and provide our franchise customers with a wider and more competitive range of equipment finance solutions.
Meet The Team
Founder and Managing Director
Seeing a gap in the market, James founded Cashflow It in February 2014 after garnering financial services experience with a publically listed company where he developed a successful division within the group.It is James’ experience as a franchisee, however, that ensures Cashflow It meets its customers needs better than any other equipment finance company in Australia. Spending almost a decade as a successful multi-unit franchisee for companies including Boost Juice, Dreamy Donuts and other independently owned businesses, James has extensive franchising and small business experience, and has an acute understanding of Cashflow It customers’ requirements.James holds a Bachelor of Business, majoring in Management and Accounting from Queensland University of Technology. He is an internationally recognised Certified Franchise Executive (CFE) and a Frandata Registered Franchise Lending Specialist.
National Sales Manager and Director
Dan heads the Sales and Marketing teams for Cashflow It, implementing strategic plans to ensure continued growth of the business and innovation in the company’s services and offering.With six years experience in the finance sector, Dan has worked with many of Australia’s top franchise systems, assisting both franchisees and franchisors with their funding requirements. He has previously managed divisions for other publically listed finance companies as well as national supply chain companies.Prior to working in the finance industry, Dan owned and operated a medical supplies business and an import/export company, providing him with first-hand experience of the challenges small business face and the role that funding can play in overcoming these challenges.Dan holds a Diploma of Business Management and is a Frandata Registered Franchise Lending Specialist.
Business Development Manager
Based out of the Sydney office, Debbie brings a wealth of franchise and international experience to her role as Business Development Manager for Cashflow It.Originally from the UK, Debbie emigrated to Australia in 2010 and has worked with top franchise brands such as Ella Baché and WHSmith Australia in franchise development and recruitment management. In her most recent role as International Franchise Development Manager, Debbie was responsible for franchise operations and development across Europe and the Middle East for UK brand Mamas & Papas.Debbie’s experience and knowledge of franchise business drives her passion for franchising, she has a dedicated focus on ensuring that all Cashflow It customers receive the best product and service to help their business succeed.Debbie holds a Bachelor of Law, LLB Hons.
Business Development Manager
In his role as Business Development Manager, Chris utilises his years of experience in both the finance and franchise industry. Chris' experience in finance started with his first job with Westpac bank. From there he moved onto a sales position in the automotive industry, where his talents in finance were recognized and he was granted a position as a Finance and Insurance Broker.As well as this, Chris has a unique insight into the franchise industry due to his time as a multi-unit franchise owner with Books and Gifts Direct. This experience helps him understand the needs of small business owners on a day to day basis, allowing him to better service his clients. Chris has also had experience on the franchisor side, moving on to lead Books and Gifts Direct's New Zealand operations.Most recently, Chris worked as the Regional Vice President for United Franchise Group across QLD and the NT, this role saw him overseeing the performance and sales of 6 franchise brands.
Business Development Manager
Leigh brings a wealth of experience to his role as a Business Development Manager at Cashflow It. Operating out of the Melbourne Offices, he offers a unique viewpoint from his most recent role as a franchisee with Aussie Farmers Direct.As well as this, he has over a decade of experience in sales and business development management, from a range of companies including Choice Hotels and Sportsnet.With a focus on delivering the best service experience to his clients, Leigh brings with him real world experience from within the franchise industry and a drive to help franchisees achieve their goals.
In her role as Marketing Coordinator for the Cashflow It Group, Kaitlyn takes the lead on marketing activities across all divisions of the company. She brings to her role a passion for connecting consumers and companies, along with the experience she gained through studying a Bachelor of Business majoring in Marketing and Event Management at Griffith University. Kaitlyn continues to further her knowledge in the field, currently undertaking a Masters of Marketing.
Approval Centre Manager
Natasha is a core team member of the Cashflow It Group, and as manager of the Approval Center Team she is the front line of communications with our clients. Natasha brings with her a wealth of experience including that gained from her role as executive secretary to the CEO of Romano Signs in South Africa, and most recently as PA to the National Manager of the Craig Mostyn Group. Natasha also has a unique understanding of the challenges faced by our franchise clients, as she owned her own Kitchen Emporium franchise whilst living in South Africa. She is also furthering her knowledge, currently undertaking a Certificate 4 in Leadership and Management.
Sales Support Officer
Charles works closely with the sales team in his position as a Sales Support Officer. In this role he utilises his years of experience with the Commonwealth Bank of Australia, where he worked as a National Home Lending Manager, and is committed to optimising our clients financial wellbeing. Charles also holds several certifications in the areas of financial services, lending and customer contact.