In this section of the website, we introduce you to one of our firms. Up next is Colleran, run by Director Dave Colleran and his team. Read his answers to get to know him and the firm.

What do you like about working for your firm?

“The best thing about working in our firm is that no 2 days are the same.”

What are in your words the strengths of your firm?

“We strive to turn around quality information in a fast and efficient fashion that is client-focused.”

Dave Colleran

“Your biggest client was, at one point in time, someone you had yet to meet.”

Dave Colleran, Director

What is the most valuable lesson you have learned at your firm?

“It is important to follow up on all leads. Your biggest client was, at one point in time, someone you had yet to meet.”

What is the most rewarding experience you have had at your firm so far?

“To grow the firm in terms of staff, expertise and clients from a low base and see staff develop and clients prosper over time.”

What result you achieved for a client are you most proud of?

“To help a client through what seemed like an insurmountable mountain of debt, back to a position they could manage and keep a roof over their head.”

“Annual income 20 pounds, annual expenditure 19 pounds 19 shillings and six pence, result happiness.”

Dave Colleran, Director

What is your favourite statement that you regularly use when advising your clients?

“Stolen from Charles Dickens: Annual income 20 pounds, annual expenditure 19 pounds 19 shillings and six pence, result happiness. Annual income 20 pounds, annual expenditure 20 pounds ought and six, result misery.”

Which conditions do you think a ‘firm of the future’ should meet?

“Integrity and objectivity.”

How do you see the future of your firm from your perspective?

“Digital, remote, advisory rather than ‘hands on’ as systems automate and integrate to a paperless world.”

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