Adrienne Church appointed as General Manager of Prospa New Zealand

Adrienne Church has been appointed as Prospa’s General Manager in New Zealand. Prospa is a small business lending specialist and the leading online lender to small business in Australia.

Adrienne will manage local operations and be responsible for building Prospa’s presence in the New Zealand market. She will drive engagement with partners and small business to deliver cashflow products and services that keep small business moving.

With more than eighteen years’ experience in the financial sector in New Zealand and Australia, Adrienne’s most recent role was as General Manager of Mortgages New Zealand at ASX-listed Resimac. In this role she set up the New Zealand arm of the Australian home loan lender and delivered significant growth for the business. Adrienne has previously worked for Genworth Financial and Pacific Home Loans/Mortgage Link.

Beau Bertoli, co-founder and joint CEO of Prospa, said: “We are thrilled to have Adrienne leading our New Zealand operations. Adrienne’s wealth of experience, market knowledge, and passion for supporting small business make her the clear choice to head up our team here.”

Adrienne Church, General Manager of Prospa New Zealand said: “There is an enormous opportunity for Prospa to transform the way small business owners in New Zealand experience finance and I’m excited to be part of this. I’ve been blown away by Prospa’s technology, culture, and commitment to delivering amazing customer experiences. I’m really looking forward to this next chapter of my career.”

Prospa provides business loans ranging from $5,000 to $150,000, with no asset security required to access up to $100,000. Application takes just 10 minutes, businesses can receive same day approval, and funding is possible within 24 hours. Prospa currently works with more than 10,000 partners across Australia and New Zealand, including aggregators, associations and trusted corporate brands and recently joined the NZFSG panel.

Adrienne will be based in Auckland in her new role.

Stephanie Hansen +61 488 219 288

About Prospa

  • Prospa provides cash flow products and services that allow small businesses to prosper
  • Prospa has originated over $920 million in loans to date in Australia and New Zealand
  • Prospa has over 19,000 unique small business customers
  • Prospa is an AON Hewitt Employer of Choice in 2017 and 2018
  • Prospa’s Net Promotor Score is in excess of +77
  • In 2018 Prospa won Australian Fintech Lender of the Year, achieving a clean sweep of the MFAA Excellence awards in all five states