Our Fabulous Team

At Key Mortgage Advice, we’re proud of our people. We believe our personal approach to providing mortgage advice is what makes us one of the most trusted consultancies in the North West. If you’re looking to secure a mortgage in Southport, Preston or Garstang, our team can help you to find the best deal. Learn about our advisors and mortgage processors below, and connect with them on LinkedIn to stay up-to-date with all things related to mortgages and property.

Sharon Duckworth

Company Director & Senior Mortgage Broker
Sharon Duckworth is the company’s director having founded Key Mortgage Advice in 2001 and works extremely hard to keep the success and excellent reputation of Key Mortgage Advice growing and improving.

Sharon lives locally and enjoys nothing more than spending time with family, especially the newest member of the Duckworth family, her first granddaughter who made an appearance in July 2022. Sharon loves horse riding and holidaying anywhere warm.
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Melanie Keenan

Mortgage Case Manager
Melanie Keenan is our longest serving member of staff having joined our team in back in 2011, she is based in Preston but helps clients all over the country. She has vast experience in the property market, working in the mortgage sector for over 10 years and at several corporate estate agents previously so provides clients with extensive support during their mortgage applications.

Melanie prides herself on her professional and friendly service to clients. She is also part time taxi driver to her 2 teenaged children!

Melanie enjoys spending time outdoors, walking, watching wildlife, listening to music, travelling and football.
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Mortgage Case Manager
Lynne Baker is our newest case manager working out of our Preston office. Lynne has been with us since March 2022 but having previously worked for several years at various solicitors as a conveyancer, she is very knowledgeable and offers huge assistance to our clients during their mortgage journeys.

Lynne lives in Penwortham with her partner Simon and spends her free time running around after her two young boys, taking them to their activities and clubs and visiting the local parks and cafés.

Stephanie Brittain

Mortgage Case Manager
Our Merseyside Case Manager, Stephanie Brittain joined our Southport branch of Key Mortgage Advice in 2019 and has over 20 years of administration and customer service experience.
She provides a friendly, approachable, and professional service to all clients and predominantly manages mortgage applications from initial submission through to completion.

Stephanie is married with three young children and in her very limited ‘spare time’ she attends a local choir group, loves to relax with her family and watch a good film.
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Mortgage Case Manager
Brigid Rawlinson has been with us since 2016 and prior to joining our Preston team as a Mortgage Case Manager, Brigid worked for an estate agent for almost 20 years. She is therefore hugely experienced in the property market and, as such, her role is predominantly focused on securing mortgage offers and helping clients understand and navigate through post offer completion matters, bringing a wealth of knowledge to the process.

In her spare time, Brigid enjoys going on holiday, watching football and spending time with her young grand children.
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Angela Wharton

Mortgage Advisor
Angela Wharton started at Key Mortgage Advice in 2017, bringing with her extensive knowledge gained from 20 years previous experience providing specialist mortgage advice. She prides herself in her professional, reassuring, friendly and highly approachable manner and has a drive for the very best quality customer service. With her passion and eagerness, you can be rest assured that Angela will look after you from start to finish.

Outside of work Angela loves spending time with her family and catching up with friends, she dislikes cooking and would rather explore a new restaurant instead, she also has a passion for travel where she can try new food, wine and coffee. She comes from a family who have a keen interest in antique furniture and can be often found wondering around antique shops in her spare time.
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Mortgage Advisor
Clare Ferreira has worked in the Financial Services industry for 15 years and, in that time, developed a preference for working on mortgages. She now provides customers with mortgage advice in our Preston and Garstang offices. Clare loves helping our clients achieve their property dreams.

She is married with two children and loves spending time outdoors with her family and walking with their dog. She also has a passion for travel and enjoys visiting new places. Clare and her family are huge rugby fans and they spend much of their free time watching the games.
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Andrey Davidson

Mortgage Advisor
Andrey Davidson has worked in the financial industry for over 12 years, advising on savings and investments as well as insurance products. For the last 4 years he has have been advising on Mortgage and Protection products, which he really enjoys. As our newest Mortgage Advisor joining us in 2021, Andrey is excited about his advisory role and also to work for a great company with amazing colleagues.

Andrey really enjoys interaction with the clients and will make sure that their mortgage journey will be as straightforward as possible. Andrey will do his absolute best to find the top mortgage deal or have a solution for clients’ whose circumstances maybe challenging at present.

Andrey’s other interests include spending time with family, sport/gym, music, nature and travelling.
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Carole Singleton has been with KMA since 2012 in a team leader/admin support role. For over 10 years she has also been a volunteer at a St Catherine’s Hospice shop in Preston, where she gives up her free time once a week to help this wonderful local charity.

Carole enjoys the theatre and weekend breaks away and although her children are all grown up now, she does have 2 cats who are her fur babies.

Angela Hubbard

Angela Hubbard has been with our Southport office since 2017. She is the first person our clients come into contact with when they call the office or bob in and she always receives high praise for her wonderful customer service.

Ange lives with her husband Keith and likes spending time with her family. She enjoys cooking and baking, particularly with her 2 granddaughters, spending time outdoors walking or gardening and reading. She also enjoys music and the theatre.


Tracey Mayor has been working with Key Mortgage Advice since 2017 and has over 30 years of administration experience in accounts and customer service. She is part of our Reception Team and enjoys customer contact, providing a friendly, approachable and efficient service.

Outside of work she enjoys walking her dog, weekends away, spending time with friends and family and trying different restaurants.

Natasha Moodie

Natasha Moodie joined our reception and admin team at our Preston office in 2021. Having worked in the hospitality industry previously she loves the calmness of working in financial services and always prides herself on her friendly and professional outlook. She grew up in the Lake District and relocated to Lancashire, where she now lives with her partner and two young daughters.

Natasha likes to spend her spare time walking and enjoying the outdoors with her family. She also loves to travel to see new places.

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