About Us

Established in 2002, Australian owned and operated Suncoast Loans is a customer focused, professional company who provides short and medium term loans. Based on the Sunshine Coast in Queensland Australia, the business was founded in 2002 by Paul McLachlan with a plan to be one of the best financial providers in Australia. Suncoast Loans now with a brand new look and feel and with big plans for the future are specializing in Car Loans, Personal Loans, Business Loans and even Second Chance Loans. Paul believes in excellence in all that we do and it is the motto we live by.


Paul McLachlan
Managing Director

Paul McLachlan has been on the Sunshine Coast since 1988 and has forged many strong ties in the community. He is involved with the University of the Sunshine Coast Basketball Club “Rip City” as sponsorship facilitator and has been in the finance industry since 2002. He has been involved with Suncoast Loans since its inception in 2009. This year (2016) partnering with his brother Andrew he intends to make Suncoast Loan’s services and loans available to a larger number of people. Strongly believing in customer service, and giving people “a go” or a “second chance”.

Audrey McLachlan has been married to Paul since 1997 and works closely with Paul in Suncoast Loans and also Loan Barn. Audrey has been involved with finance since 2002 as well helping to build Suncoast Loans with Paul. Audrey spends most of her time taking her son Mitchell to all his sporting events and is a great supporter and helper of the Sunshine Coast Basketball scene.

Audrey McLachlan
Compliance Manager
Lyle McLaughlin

Lyle has been with Suncoast Loans since 2007 and has been a part of the growth of this Suncoast Loans into one of the major lenders on the Sunshine Coast. Outside of work Lyle enjoys every opportunity to escape and explore our awesome country with his sons. He also runs his own successful small part time business called Coolersrus.

Alex Sproule

Hello my name is Alex. I have been part of the Suncoast Loans and second-hand team since 2012. I currently manage the pawn broking department and help with the Loans Division when required. I love going to the gym, the beach and mostly anything outdoors

Geordie first joined the Suncoast Loans and Second-hand team at the start of 2016, where I worked in the pawn broking department, however I have now switched over to the Personal Finance section. When outside of work I like to spend time with friends and family.

Geordie Bowie