The Mortgage Awards of Excellence judging panel features individuals with renowned business expertise and entrepreneurial spirit who will provide valuable insight and unbiased assessment of the MAE finalists.

Clay Jarvis

Clay Jarvis

Mortgage Reporter,

Clay Jarvis gained an intimate knowledge of the mortgage industry during his time as editor and senior writer for Mortgage Broker News and Canadian Mortgage Professional, the country’s leading sources of mortgage industry journalism. During that time, Clay became familiar with — and inspired by — how the best in the business operate.
Since moving on to the personal finance space, Clay has kept his toes in the mortgage industry, covering the struggles of home buyers in incisive articles that have appeared on Yahoo News, MSN News, the Financial Post and various other Canadian outlets.
Finka Jerkovic

Finka Jerkovic

Founder and CEO FINKA Communications Inc.

Finka Jerkovic is the founder and CEO of FINKA Communications Inc. a sales and leadership development company for financial service organizations and professionals.

With 25 years sales experience in the financial world, a best-selling author, podcaster, and coach, Finka is a leader in shifting the sales mindset. Finka is on a mission to teach financial sales teams and leaders how to Sell from Love and shift from transactional to transformational selling, so they can retain and grow business, deepen client relationships, and darn it – sell more stuff.

Her book Sell From Love: Love Yourself, Love your Client, Love your Offer, hit the Best Seller List and was listed as a Hot New Release. She continues to challenge status quo selling, in her upcoming book, Transformational Selling: A Step-by-Step Playbook for Financial Professionals who want to earn more profit, reach more clients, and make a bigger impact (September 2022).

Finka believes, that it is time to transform the way your company sells, without compromising your purpose, people, or profit.

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Phil M Jones

Author and Keynote Speaker

Phil M Jones is a master of influence and persuasion – the author of the best-selling “Exactly” Book Series with over 1 million copies sold – producer of the “Most Listened To” non-fiction Audiobook of all time – a trusted advisor for some of the world’s biggest brands – and entrepreneur since the age of 14.

Ryan Davison

Ryan Davison

Past President of the Greater Moncton REALTORS® du Grand Moncton

A second generation REALTOR®, Ryan was first licensed in 2007 and has been licensed as a Salesperson, Broker and Manager in two different provinces.  He fully understands the value that a sharp mortgage financing professional brings to each and every transaction.  Ryan likes to give back to the industry where he can by volunteering within organized real estate as the past President of the Greater Moncton REALTORS® du Grand Moncton and a board member on the New Brunswick Real Estate Association’s board of directors.  Ryan feels real estate has given much to his family over the years and he enjoys the opportunity to give back.

Born in Toronto, Ryan discovered the magic of the Maritimes and it’s incredible people while attending Mount Allison University and currently resides in Moncton with his wife and twin boys.  Any available free time in Ryan’s schedule is often filled volunteering as a football coach with the Greater Moncton Football Association or finding anyway possible to get into or on the water.