Our People

Our Staff

Branch Manager:
Stephen Hu
Stephen Hu
Attracted to the way Community Bank® branches work with their communities, Stephen joined the Epping Community Bank® branch in 2016. He is a graduate of the University of Technology Sydney with a Master degree in professional accounting. Fluent in English, Mandarin and Cantonese he loves nothing better than helping clients with all their banking needs. Stephen is a keen amateur photographer.

Customer Relationship Manager:
Junie Kanlapan
Junie Kanlapan
Junie joined the Bendigo Bank in 2012 and has 20 years banking experience. Together with other banking activities Junie particularly enjoys helping clients achieve their goal of purchasing a home. As this one of the biggest transactions of our lives, Junie is always looking at how you can save your money and pay off your loan sooner.

Customer Service Supervisor:
Karen

Customer Service Officers:
Mimi
Anette
Dhami

Our Board

Chair:
Graham Boyd
Graham Boyd
Graham became a director of North Epping Financial Service Ltd in 2007, attracted by a banking model designed to support community organisations. He is married to Jill, has three adult daughters and a growing band of grandchildren. He’s been a North Epping resident for almost 30 years. Graham has experience in marketing & sales management, small business ownership and administration. He is a member and employee of All Saints Anglican Church, North Epping. Sailing is his preferred recreation.

Deputy Chair:
Robert Phillips
Robert Phillips
Rob is a retired High School Principal, with experience as an educator for almost 40 years. He is a Life Member of the NSW Secondary Principals Association, and a Director of the North Epping Bowling and Community Club. Rob lives in North Epping, and is passionate about supporting our local community, especially in providing opportunities for young people to develop their creative talents and leadership skills.

Secretary and Public Officer:
Craig Gallagher
Craig Gallagher
Craig had lived and worked in the Epping area for many years. He is married to Diana and has two sons, James and Joshua.
Craig has been a local lawyer for over 33 years and has been a member of Epping Rotary for the past 16 years. He has served as trustee of the State Sports Centre, followed by a long stint as Chairman of the Parramatta Stadium. He now serves as a director of Venues NSW. Craig is also a director of Centre for Disability Studies at Sydney University.

Treasurer:
Ronald Cardwell

Directors:

Ian Bittner
Ian Bittner
Ian Bittner became a Director of North Epping Financial Service Ltd in 2016. He is a local North Epping resident who is active in the local Rotary club and church community.
Ian has held management roles in both the public and private sectors in several states of Australia together with a leadership role in Malaysia and Singapore. He is currently employed full-time by NSW Health in an auditing, Quality Improvement and Risk Management capacity.  He has a keen interest in the financial management and governance structures of organisations.

Kristina Coffey
Kristina Coffey
Kristina joined North Epping Financial Service Ltd as a Director in 2016. She applies her experience in financial services and wealth management to her role on the Finance committee. Kristina’s background includes work as an Analyst for advice licensee Financial Wisdom and Superannuation Advisor for leading industry superannuation fund HESTA.

Stefan Sojka
Stefan Sojka
Stefan is a local business owner who believes in community service and what can be achieved when people work together. He is member of Ryde Rotary, President of Ryde Macquarie Park Chamber of Commerce and volunteers on Council advisory committees. He moonlights as a musician, singer & MC.

Wendy Yee-Dempster
Wendy Yee-Dempster
Wendy Yee-Dempster Wendy is a local business owner. She holds a Master’s in Business Administration and is a graduate of the Institute of Company Directors.
In 2003 Wendy joined the steering committee that established the 104th Community Bank® branch at North Epping. Since then she has held a range of roles with the Bank including that of Board Chairman. Wendy is currently the NSW & ACT representative on the Community Bank® Strategic Advisory Board. In her spare time Wendy loves to cook, entertain, and go four-wheel driving with her friends.

Administrative Assistant:
Diana Gallagher