Entire FS is a leading independent financial planning company based in Altrincham, Cheshire. Our team of wealth management and mortgage professionals are dedicated to providing the best possible advice to clients in a friendly and efficient manner.
We aim to be an IFA that blends good old-fashioned business values with a modern approach and work with the very latest technology and systems.
Located in the town’s former police station, our offices are replete with fine period details and provide a calm and secure environment in which to plan our clients’ financial futures.
Meet the team
“Not surprisingly, with Entire FS you experience customer service with no half-measures.”
Our aim is to provide the most complete financial and wealth management services available. And that means having a team of people who focus on clients’ needs above all else and make customer service their number one priority.
We can only hope to achieve this by both emphasising teamwork and clear communication within the company. But at the same time, we encourage individuals to flourish, to take personal responsibility and to improve their skills and qualifications.
We expect our people to be trustworthy, honest, open and to avoid jargon. We believe in building solid networks of relationships between clients, business partners and last but not least our own staff. So now it’s time to meet the entire Entire FS team, in their entirety.
As a holder of both the Certificate in Mortgage Advice and Practice (CeMAP) and the Certificate in Regulated Equity Release (CeRER) he has all the significant qualifications required to advise on these important matters.
Glyn started his professional career as a non-specialist adviser at RBS and then, after three years, joined one of the largest mortgage advisers in the country.
Two years later, in 2009, he set up his own mortgage consultancy building the team of experts that now delivers Entire FS’s mortgage and equity release service.
Away from his desk, Glyn enjoys playing guitar, spending time with friends, regularly exploring new places, eating out and drinking real ale, especially in Wales.
With over 35 years in the financial services industry, running his own company as an Independent Financial Adviser since 2003, there are few situations Jeff hasn’t previously encountered in his career.
A keen sportsman, both as spectator and competitor, Jeff has taken part in many endurance events including marathons, triathlons, Ironman and various long distance cycle events.
In 2012, he cycled the 287 miles from London To Paris in 18 hours, 30 minutes, and in 2013 completed Lands End to John O’Groats – 950 miles – in 6 days, which basically means, with Jeff doing your financial planning, you know he’s in it for the long haul.
He is married with two teenage children and lives in the local area. John likes nothing better than family time, whether it be curtains closed, fire on, lights out in front of the TV in the winter, or long walks in Wales and BBQs in the summer.
John is an early riser – he owns a whippet called Rodney who keeps him active with 6am and 6pm walks each day. He’s also a keen cyclist who has completed many Manchester to Blackpool events, raising thousands of pounds for charity in the process.
Colin has worked in a wide variety of roles with a particular focus on client assurance and business development. Part of what he enjoys most about his work is helping his colleagues develop through mentoring and coaching.
Away from the office, Colin loves travelling the world as well as cooking and baking up a storm in the kitchen. But he is most excited when spending time with his family and watching his two young children, Peter and Harriet, grow.
Eve holds the Advanced Financial Planning Certificate and is working towards Chartered status. The Investment Management Certificate is another string to Eve’s bow of qualifications making her a valuable member of the Entire FS investment committee.
In her spare time between ferrying children to football and rugby matches, Eve enjoys ballet dancing, hiking, running and cycling.
Having started in Estate Agents in 1986 as a mortgage and financial adviser, Vicky progressed to work for 20 years within retail banking, as a mortgage underwriter, business development manager, protection manager and managing mortgage advisers. This background has enabled Vicky to share her vast knowledge and understanding of mortgage lenders and protection providers with clients, making their journey to purchase and stay in their home easier.
Vicky has also worked for lenders who specialise in Buy To Let mortgages which adds to her experience across the mortgage range.
Outside of work Vicky keeps fit running, cycling and playing badminton, She enjoys cooking and entertaining friends and family. Vicky is currently studying for her equity release exams.
Andrew has gained vast knowledge of conveyancing and estate agency processes, covering specialist areas such as buy to let for personal and limited companies, first time buyers, lending into retirement and protection. This makes him well equipped to service our clients whatever their circumstances.
Outside of the office, Andrew can be found sampling craft beers with friends and family and planning his next trip away. He’s also working on obtaining his helicopter private licence.
Stefan’s background has seen him gain experience in both large companies and smaller practices, learning the advantages of how the different types of businesses help their clients. He holds qualifications in Mortgage Advice, Equity Release and Financial Planning, as well as a degree from the University of Sheffield.
When not in the office, Stefan can be found on the golf course, watching football or joining friends for a meal and a pint of real ale.
In her spare time, Lauren can either be found saddling up for a ride on her horse or enjoying a weekend trip away. She also enjoys cooking.
Since joining the industry in 2007 she has gained a wealth of experience in all aspects of financial services and her professional qualifications include both CII Awards in Financial Administration along with the Certificates in Life & Pensions, Mortgage Advice (Cert CII MP) and Equity Release (Cert CII ER). She has also recently completed the diploma level qualifications RO5 Financial Protection and RO1 Regulation & Ethics.
When not at the office keeping things ship shape, Michaela’s personal interests include photography for which she takes regular day trips around the UK looking for inspiration.
In his downtime, Tom enjoys being in the great outdoors: hiking, camping or playing rugby. He also loves socialising, travel and going to the cinema.
Outside of work, Sam likes to spend time with his daughter Mara. He keeps chickens and grows lots of fruit and vegetables. Sam also takes self-sufficiency to another level and enjoys a DIY challenge to make or fix something. In addition, he’s an avid reader.
In her spare time, Julie is Vice President of her local Scout group, as well as supporting various other charitable concerns. She also enjoys socialising, travelling and walking her dog Oscar.