Our Staff

Scott Albertson

Scott is the General Manager of Union Shopper Mortgage Planners, which he established in partnership with Union Shopper in 2011. Scott has been in the banking and finance industry for over thirty-five years in a range of roles that have given him experience and knowledge across a variety of lending types. This experience allows him to provide union members with the very best service for even the most complicated finance proposals.

Out of the office, Scott is a passionate supporter of the Sydney Swans and Wallabies. He is a keen squash player and enjoys a glass or two of red wine.

Ardele Hammond

Ardele is a senior broker with Union Shopper Mortgage Planners. Based in Brisbane, Ardele has been part of the team since day one, and has twenty five years experience in the banking and finance industry. Ardele has built knowledge across a wide range of borrowing types and options and enjoys being able to assist members with their unique and personal situations.

Ardele loves a Barre or Pilates class, and takes a keen armchair interest in most sports, with a particular interest in the All Blacks. She enjoys all things food related, and the office is a regular recipient of weekend baking experiments. 

Gilbert Albertson

Gilbert is the youngest member of the lending team, joining the business in May 2013. He holds a Bachelor of Business and has completed a Diploma in Finance and Mortgage Broking Management, giving him a knowledge base that allows him to understand specific lending scenarios, and the wider market too. Gilbert enjoys assisting first home buyers enter the market and likes to focus on how your choice of lenders influences all your banking.

By default he is the office tech manager and can often be heard explaining how to connect to the Wi-Fi or print in colour. Outside the office, Gilbert enjoys backpacking overseas and has an obsessive interest in football.

Con Lagos

Con has been a Mortgage Planner for over 19 years. With his previous 23 years in Banking and Finance, Con now has over 42 years in the industry. During this time Con has helped countless clients find the right loan for their individual needs. Con has extensive knowledge of all loan types, including home, business and commercial loans. He’s now assisting the children and even grandchildren of his clients with their finance needs.

Con is a family man who is actively involved in his community. He enjoys watching the Cricket and Rugby League, particularly the Brisbane Broncos.

Kay Stenzel

Kay has over 20 years experience as a Personal Assistant and a total of 31 years Administration experience across various industries. Kay enjoys the variety the back office provides, from supporting the brokers to marketing and everything in between.

Kay has an active young family, enjoys the gym and a good coffee.

Gail Clough

With over 20 years experience in Finance and Administration Gail has extensive knowledge of the back office process. Gail is the one who looks after everyone and everything to keep a busy office functioning.

Gail is kept busy raising a young family and often spends much of the weekend ferrying the kids to sport. Gail also enjoys hiking, cycling and beach days with her family.

“Scott Albertson from Union Shopper Mortgage Planners helped us get the best possible deal for our mortgage. It’s so much easier than trying to negotiate with banks yourself. We’ve saved thousands of dollars thanks to Scott and his team. If you’re a union member buying a home or just want to get a better deal, give Union Shopper a call.”
S Miles (United Voice)