Elite Strategies is a boutique finance intermediary that specialises in assisting business owners, professionals and sophisticated investors throughout Victoria.

Originally conceived under the Victorian Mortgage Group (a business that has been providing home finance solutions for over 65 years), Elite Strategies is committed to providing long-term, considered solutions around all aspects of home, investment, commercial and equipment finance.

Whilst our clients come from all walks of life, complexity is our speciality and our passion. Our team all have considerable commercial banking experience built up over many years of working for the major banks at various management levels. We leverage this experience to help design the best possible finance solutions for our clients, not just for a one-off transaction but as part of a long-term relationship.


Ben Nicholls

Director,  Residential  & Commercial Expert

Ben established the group in 2005 with the vision of providing superior financial solutions for business owners, professionals and sophisticated investors. Having commenced his business career via a family business, Ben was able to bring a different perspective to his residential & commercial banking roles with the Commonwealth Bank, Westpac and St George. With 20+ years’ banking experience behind him, Ben has the necessary skills to assist with almost any finance need.

Ben holds a Bachelor of Business (Accounting) and a Diploma of Finance & Mortgage Broking