Fit Finance Team

The Fit Finance team consists of 4 experienced ex Business Bankers with over 60 years of combined industry experience.

The team have worked for various financiers in Australia and overseas. The team are experienced in many areas of finance including: Consumer lending, Business lending, Property lending, Trade Finance, Self Managed Super Fund lending, Equipment finance, Car finance.

Our Directors

Simon Pham

Finance Consultant

Simon is a director and co-founder of Fit Finance.

Simon studied a Bachelor of Business Commerce degree at Griffith University, holds a diploma in Mortgage Broking and is a Commissioner of Declarations. Simon has worked at National Australia Bank for 14 years in various roles including a senior credit analyst and a business relationship manager. Simon managed a portfolio of business clients in excess of $200M+.  

Simon has extensive finance experience and is heavily involved in the Vietnamese Community. Simon is service driven and is always prepared to go that extra step to ensure a great customer experience.

Chris Paraskevas

Finance Consultant

Chris is a director and co-founder of Fit Finance.

Chris holds a Business degree and a diploma in mortgage brokering and is passionate about Banking and Finance. With previous business banking experience at National Australia Bank Chris held positions as both a senior credit analyst and a business relationship manager – managing a portfolio of business clients in various industries.

Chris has been able to apply his skills in banking to assist his customers in achieving a great outcome and is passionate about the service he provides his customers.

Mark Lawson

Finance Consultant

Mark is a director and co-founder of Fit Finance.

Mark holds a masters in management studies and a diploma in mortgage brokering. He has been in the finance industry for over 20 years and has worked for numerous financial institutions including Bank of New Zealand, Countrywide Bank, Credit Suisse and National Australia Bank.

Mark is customer focused and solutions driven and believes communication is the key to a great customer experience.

Chanaka Palipana

Finance Consultant

Chanaka is a director and co-owner of Fit Finance.

Chanaka holds a bacherlors degree and a diploma in mortgage brokering. He has extensive experience in the finance industry and has spent the last few years as a senior Business Banking Manager at one of Australia’s big four banks.

Chanaka loves to assist customers and provide a solution to meet their needs.

Our Team

Tim holds a Bachelor of Business Degree from QUT with a major in Finance and a Diploma in Mortgage Broking. With over 12 years of experience in the finance industry, he has worked with major institutions including National Australia Bank, Suncorp, and Commonwealth Bank as a Business Banking Manager. Tim’s extensive career in banking has seen him manage clients across a spectrum of industries from events and catering, construction, to digital design and marketing. 

Driven by a passion for client assistance, Tim maintains a solution-focused approach to guarantee an excellent customer experience.

Ivana Mudnic

Broker Support

Ivana is an administrative and broker support worker at Fit Finance.

Ivana is completing her bachelor’s degree of business majoring in finance and has completed her Certificate IV in finance and mortgage broking. She has been a part of the team for 2 years and looks to grow within the industry.

Customer service is Ivana’s highest priority. She values great team culture as it’s a foundation of customers overall experience.

Jakob Mudnic

Broker Support

Jakob holds a diploma in commerce and is currently studying a Bachelor of Business (Accounting and Economics).

He has been introduced to the world of finance working with us for the past year and a half.

Prior experience was in the hospitality industry for 3 years where he worked as a waiter & barista.

Trinny Nguyen

Broker Support

Trinny is a dedicated professional with a Master’s degree in Applied Finance from QUT and a strong foundation in banking and finance. With valuable experience gained at prominent institutions, including Suncorp, Trinny has honed expertise in financial analysis, client relationship management, and operational efficiency within the finance sector.

Known for attention to detail and a proactive approach, Trinny supports our team with precision and insight, contributing to seamless operations and client satisfaction.