Meet the Team

Meet our business advisory team

Rachael Alexander

Over 25 years of experience in the financial sector. Started career at BNZ, held Senior roles in Westpac, as well as management consulting roles at Booz Allen & Hamilton and A.T. Kearney. Worked in New York, Australia and New Zealand. Also spent 10 years as a private investor, in both share trading and property development. Currently an enterpreneur and Managing Director of the Max Money Group, with brands such as Max Loans, Max Mortgages, Max Insurances and Max Businesses. Strong strategic thinker, extremely passionate about the finance space. Specialities include business strategy, ebusiness, marketing, online distribution, finance and revenue / cost reduction strategies. At Max Businesses, our focus is all about providing the best business solutions to help your business grow and prosper! That’s our commitment to you!

Marco Ciobo

Highly experienced and seasoned Senior Executive. Extensive expertise in business transformation, business optimisation, new business and offering development, deal-making and sourcing for performance. Primary focus is in the banking and insurance sectors, including retail banking, business banking, information technology, and banking operations. However, also worked extensively across other industries and competency-based offerings, including the Technology Services Sector, Enterprise Architecture, IT Strategy, Sourcing, Telecommunications, Utilities, and Health Care.
Provision of executive consulting and internal executive client roles for over 25 years. Career has involved over 190 strategy and operations engagements with clients from across the globe – lead and delivered engagements in Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia, Hong Kong, the United Kingdom, Australia, New Zealand and the United States.
Specialities include business strategy, customer-centric architecture, operating model development, business transformation, market sizing, and competitor analysis. He has also focused on innovation, IT strategy, digital strategy, payments strategy, and enterprise architecture planning.
I look forward to helping you navigate whatever situation your business is in.

Meet our business lending team

Kabir Tewari

Kabir has worked in the finance industry for over 13 years. Before joining us as a Registered Financial Adviser in 2014, he had worked as a Lender for years, so he knows exactly what lenders are looking for when assessing lending applications and how to get great outcomes for our clients. As our General Manager and one of the most experienced and knowledgeable advisers at our team, Kabir has also helped shape our Max Money Group (T/a Max Loans, Max Mortgages, Max Insurances, Max Businesses) into the customer-focused, highly-functional company we are today.

Nishat Zubair

Nishat is our Senior Account Manager. She is known for her independent, unbiased financial advice. Her expertise lies in helping clients secure finance for homes, personal and business activities. She enjoys seeing people achieve their next big project in life – whether it’s buying a home, building a portfolio of investments, funding for a business opportunity, financing for personal needs, she will guide you every step of the way to making the right financial decision!

Nicole Thomas

Nicole had worked in banks for over 8 years before joining us as a financial adviser, so she understands exactly how banks work. Her extensive experience in banks and strong customer focus attitude enable her to help clients maximise lending opportunities and bring them closer to their financial goals. She is also well qualified to advice on business insurance products to help ensure your assets have the right level of protection at the lowest possible premiums.

Madhav Bhandari

Funding solutions need to be delivered quickly and effectively –that’s what our Account Manager Madhav is great at. He loves talking to clients to understand what they want and has strong communication skills with the ability to express complex ideas in a simply understood manner. His devotion to the needs of our clients has never wavered. He will take the time to understand your business requirements, compare a number of business loans from a wide range of lenders, and help you secure the best possible financing solution.

Rochelle Brookie

Rochelle is our Customer and Settlements Officer. She is known for her great customer service which has benefited all of our clients. 19 years’ experience in the finance industry has given her the knowledge and experience to understand our clients’ needs. By listening to you and understanding your business, she will be able to walk you through each step of the process with your best interests at heart. Rochelle is more than happy to help you should you have any questions or concerns.