Donna Skidmore

Client Relationship Administrator


Donna joined the business in 2018 and started work on the mortgage desk. Donna has now moved to join the investment team as a Technical Assistant and is currently working on her Apprenticeship to gain her Level 4 Diploma in Financial Planning.

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Donna has two children and In her spare time loves horse riding.

She surprises herself by never being late!


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Meet the team

Based in the beautiful historic city of York, Ardent’s team is a professional yet friendly group who are highly qualified in their field. But away from work, they also have interesting lives and hobbies too, so click below to find out more about them.

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Gary O’Brien

Chartered Financial Planner and Managing Director

Mark Fisher

Director & Financial Planner

Ruth Norman

Financial Planner

Chris Tordoff

Technical Manager

Andy Tatterton

Client Relationship Administrator

Daniel Sanderson

Client Relationship Administrator

Declan Coates

Client Relationship Administrator

Elain Hughes

Business Manager

Molly Ford-Powell

Client Administrator

Trish Newton

Business Administrator