Today’s Notable Young Entrepreneur is Denova Group Founding Partner Gabriel Gallucci, who jumped on the opportunity to pursue a more entrepreneurial role in the mortgage industry after years of experience in finance…
Elevator Pitch: Describe your business in a nutshell.
I’m a founding partner of Denova Group, we’re a boutique mortgage firm with tailored lending solutions customized to suit our clients’ specific needs.
Why did you start your business, what was the inspiration?
After many years of experience in the financial industry, branching out and taking on a more entrepreneurial role was very important to me. Following the vision of creating a dent in the mortgage industry, Denova Group has become a solid platform to a rapidly growing team of successful mortgage agents. The ability to identify key business partners and such a strong team-oriented philosophy is key to our success.
What is the best part of what you do on a day-to-day basis?
I truly enjoy connecting with my existing clients and reaching out to new networks, looking at ways to grow our respective businesses. But at the same time, it’s also a privilege to be able to partake in my clients’ success when congratulating them on their mortgage approval.
Working in a competitive marketplace is always challenging, but as an entrepreneur this just makes me all the more driven to succeed. Finding the right solution for my client is very motivating.
Where do you see your business going in five years?
With our recent launch of our second location in London, I see us expanding across the province and eventually nationwide.
What does success look like to you?
The growth of our individual agents and continuing the business development and expansion of our company to really create a landmark in the industry.
What is the most memorable milestone in your career?
To date, the most significant moment in my career was my involvement in an amazing partnership that lead to the launch of Denova Group.
Do you have any advice for other young professionals?
Don’t be afraid to jump into something you are truly passionate about. Having a solid plan is important and following through with it will be the key to your success.
Do you support any charities?
Free-Them Now, Canadian Cancer Society.
If so, which one(s) and why is that important to you?
This charity raises awareness for victims of human trafficking. I enjoy being part of something so important. It truly saves lives. I also support the Canadian Cancer Society since everyone will be affected by this disease in someone’s lifetime in one way or another.
What is Notable to you?
Notable to me is the grandeur of taking on new challenges and achieving set goals while exhibiting humility.
Blackberry, iPhone, Android, or Other?
iPhone all the way!
How do you keep active, energetic, and vibrant?
Soccer, running, and tennis keep me active and energetic. I also enjoy exploring Toronto’s music scene. I love finding new and exciting places to eat. Experiencing new restaurants in Toronto keeps me in tune with the ever-changing city.