Gorey firm, Southeast Mortgages & Financial Services has achieved Business All-Star Accreditation for a second consecutive year.
Southeast Mortgages & Financial Services was established in 2013 led by owner-manager Philip Cullen QFA, RPA, APA (Qualified Financial Adviser, Retirement Planning Adviser, Personal General Insurance).
The financial services experience the team brings to the table is vast and Philip himself has worked in the industry since 1999.
The company has been named Wexford Mortgages & Financial Planning Company 22/23 by the All-Ireland Business Foundation in recognition of their outstanding contribution to quality and standards in their sector.
Business All-Star Accreditation is an independently verified standard mark for indigenous businesses, based on rigorous selection criteria.
The Accreditation is overseen by the prestigious All-Ireland Business Foundation, whose adjudication panel is chaired by Dr Briga Hynes of the University of Limerick and Kieran Ring, CEO of the Global Institute of Logistics.
Reacting to the announcement, Southeast Mortgages & Financial Services Owner Philip Cullen said:
The Southeast team is thrilled to announce that we have been named AIBF All-Star Wexford Mortgages & Financial Planning Company 22/23 by the All-Ireland Business Foundation. This fantastic achievement comes in recognition of our contribution to quality and standards in the Mortgages & Financial Planning industry in Co Wexford. This is our fourth Business All-Star Accolade which underlines our commitment to operational excellence for the benefit of our customers.
Deputy Chair on the Adjudication Board Kieran Ring, said in support of the announcement: “Southeast Mortgages & Financial Services has achieved AIBF All-Star Wexford Mortgages & Financial Planning Company 22/23. The accreditation is in recognition of the company’s outstanding contribution to quality and standards in Mortgages & Financial Planning in Wexford. Furthermore, we wish to recognise Southeast Mortgages & Financial Services’ conduct in the areas of trust, commitment, performance & customer centricity. Southeast Mortgages & Financial Services is hereby included in the AIBF Register of Irish Business Excellence for a fourth successive year.”
Managing Director of the All-Ireland Business Foundation Kapil Khanna said the accreditation, which is now held by over 500 firms, is needed by the thousands of small and medium businesses which operate to their own standards but have nothing to measure them by.
Director and financial advisor Philip, holds a Thought Leader Accreditation for the last three years and has now been awarded it for the fourth year in a row from All-Ireland Business Foundation!
— Southeast Mortgages & Financial Services (@southeastmandfs) August 30, 2022
He said: “We evaluate a company’s background, trustworthiness and performance, and we speak to customers, employees and vendors. We also anonymously approach the company as a customer and report back on the experience. The business goes through at least two interviews and is scored on every part of the process against set metrics.”
The All-Ireland Business Foundation (AIBF) is an autonomous national accreditation body tasked with enterprise development and the promotion of Best-in-Class in Irish business.
The Foundation actively engages and supports its network through peer dialogue, collaboration, mentoring and enterprise development activities. Companies are qualified for accreditation by completing an enterprise audit and are identified by their use of the AIBF’s Business All-Star Marque.
To learn more about Southeast Mortgages & Financial Services, visit their All-Star showcase page here.