United Trust Bank appoints Caroline Mirakian as Sales & Marketing Director – Mortgages

United Trust Bank (UTB) has appointed Caroline Mirakian as Sales & Marketing Director of its Mortgage division as it continues to develop its offering and distribution following record growth.

Caroline is a well-known and highly respected figure in the mortgage industry, having held senior management positions with lenders including Metro Bank, Shawbrook Bank and Pepper Money. She has a proven track record of sales leadership and motivation and an ability to develop and implement strategic and operational plans delivering significant growth. She has been a three-time winner or finalist at the British Specialist Lending Awards and is recognised as a change maker within the mortgage industry.

In her new role at United Trust Bank, Caroline will be responsible for managing the Bank’s Mortgages Sales operations and working closely with Director of Mortgages, Buster Tolfree, in developing and delivering a strategy to increase UTB’s awareness and distribution in the Residential Mortgage, Second Charge loan and Buy to Let mortgage markets.

Buster Tolfree, Director of Mortgages, United Trust Bank, commented: “Caroline is a fantastic hire for UTB with unparalleled experience and achievements in mortgage sales and distribution. She has bags of energy and enthusiasm and is going to be a great fit for our already exceptional team. She is exactly the right person to deliver our growth plans and ensure UTB continues to extend its reach and influence across the specialist mortgage market over the coming years.”

Upon joining United Trust Bank, Caroline Mirakian said: “I am excited to be joining UTB at a time when specialist lending is a critical element of an intermediary’s tool kit. UTB is a forward thinking, ambitious and innovative brand with very special people at the heart of it, all passionate about making a difference.

“I look forward to working with Buster and the fantastic team to drive the sales and marketing strategy as it continues to evolve to meet the current velocity of change in our market and enter the next stage of the Bank’s exciting growth journey.”