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Meet the team

Shane Petros

Shane founded Australian Finance Hub in 2017 after 15 years in the finance and banking industry. Previously the NSW Southwest Sydney Regional Manager at Bankwest, Shane’s knowledge and experience in financial services has enabled him to grow the business to be one of Australia’s largest independent brokerages. Known for his exceptional customer service, attention to detail and extensive industry knowledge, Shane focuses on fostering lasting relationships with each of his clients. Outside of work he enjoys playing soccer, golfing, fishing and spending time with his wife Alexandra and son Gabriel.

Mariam Abdo

Mariam brings a wealth of experience to Australian Finance Hub having worked extensively within both the Financial industry and Leadership Coaching space. 

As the Operations Manager, Mariam’s commits to providing crucial support across multiple departments, including Team Development, Business Strategy, Finance, Human Resources, System Optimization, and Quality Assurance. Beyond her professional commitments, Mariam cherishes moments with her family and indulges in the pleasure of shopping.

Lauren Dimovski

Lauren is instrumental in her role at the Australian Finance Hub and has been a critical member of the team since its inception. With a strong focus on client service and satisfaction, Lauren is known for going above and beyond to ensure a seamless experience for every AFH customer. She greets everyone with a smile and stops at nothing to ensure a customer centric approach carries through at every interaction. Outside of work Lauren enjoys spending time with her family, friends and dog, Diesel.


Branislav Kokinovic

Slav joined Australian Finance Hub in 2021, quickly establishing himself as a leading broker. A finance and economics graduate from the University of Wollongong, he is passionate about providing people with great lending options. Known for his extensive product knowledge, Slav’s clients value him for his ability to understand their individual needs and match them with the best possible financial product. Outside of work, Slav enjoys all things sports, fitness, and the outdoors. His favourite hobbies are hiking, travelling, and reading.

Daro Kiet

Daro joined Australian Finance Hub in 2023, a Business Administration graduate from Macquarie University. With a background in sales and customer service. He understands the importance of clients and is very passionate about helping others to achieve their dreams of owning a property. Revolving himself around the industry for many years, he is a quick learner and is working towards becoming a leading broker in the industry. Outside of work, Daro enjoys all things sports mainly rugby league. His favourite hobbies are travelling, sport and hanging out with friends.

Rosalie Fabiano

Rosalie began her career in Admin & Marketing in 2017 before taking some time off to start a family in 2021. She joined the Australian Finance Hub in 2022 and has been an integral part of the team ever since. Constantly making strides in her role as Executive Assistant to the CEO and executing the ever-evolving marketing plan. She is passionate about developing into her role and learning new skills. Outside of work Rosalie loves spending time with her family and taking a break by reading a good book.

John Pastega

Johnny brings a wealth of experience to Australian Finance Hub having worked at the Commonwealth Bank for more that 35 years. As our most senior credit manager, Johnny is the go-to person for complex finance solutions. Since joining the team in 2018, he has helped hundreds of clients purchase their dream properties. He prides himself on his reputation for going above and beyond to deliver finance approvals for his clients. Outside of work, Johnny enjoys chess, woodwork, gardening and long walks. He is also a passionate A League Macarthur fan, never missing a home game.

Carol Parlato

Carol has been in finance broking for over 17 years and at the Australian Finance Hub since 2019. Her role is to ensure a seamless process from application to settlement and beyond. With extensive knowledge of the background requirements for loans, her favourite loan type to assist with are complex construction loans. She enjoys helping her clients get to each stage of their construction journey and seeing them in their dream home at the end of the process. Outside of work Carol enjoys cooking, Zumba and entertaining family and friends.

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