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The CDG Finance team is committed to your personal and commercial success. We are driven and dedicated individuals who go above and beyond to ensure you receive the best advice and most suitable loan solution. Our experience in the Australian Finance Industry is second to none. We stand by our reputation and professional integrity. We look forward to assisting you to achieve your financials aspirations.

Carlo Di Giovanni

Director and Commercial/Residential Specialist

Managing Director and Founder, Carlo Di Giovanni has over 29 years’ experience in Retail Banking and Finance. He commenced his career in the Industry as a Bank Teller, moving on to an administrative role in Futures and Options in London where he saw an opportunity to delve into Financial Markets. It was there he developed a sound understanding of client risk and management.

Carlo’s diverse banking experience led him to explore the potential of starting his own business as a professional Commercial and Residential Intermediary. With this in mind, he established CDG Finance in 2003.

Carlo possesses an extensive understanding of bank procedures, processes and credit analysis albeit his favourite part of the lending process is engaging in discussion with potential and existing clients regarding their aspirations and practical needs. He sees this as a ‘privilege earned’ after many years of managing the administrative aspects of the lending process. He loves getting to know people, and calls on his experience and knowledge to tailor finance solutions for his clientele. Carlo’s ongoing success is based on his unique ability to establish and maintain long term relationships with both lenders and clients. He has an innate ability to quickly identify and understand his client’s objectives and requirements, and structure a solution accordingly.

As with all members of the CDG Finance team, Carlo is renowned for his personable yet professional demeanour. He believes in a fully transparent approach to Brokering which is embedded within the culture he has created at CDG Finance.

Carlo, in conjunction with his team, is able to deliver all aspects of the lending process, leveraging off proven and well established relationships not only with the major banks but with 2nd tier lenders and private funders.

Tomi Johnston

Residential Finance Consultant

Tomi Johnston commenced working with CDG Finance in 2007 whilst completing a Degree in Commerce. Keen for knowledge, Tomi worked side by side with Carlo over the next few years perfecting the ‘art’ of Loan writing. It wasn’t long before his aptitude and enthusiasm had him working autonomously and he became a walking encyclopedia of Lender’s niche policies, products and solutions. We would challenge anyone to identify the most appropriate and competitive solution for any scenario – no matter how complex – more efficiently than Tomi. He believes in developing relationships with both clients and Lenders and is consistently rewarded with client recommendations – the highest of compliments. He is highly respected within the industry.

Tomi is known for his enthusiastic ‘hands on’ and personable demeanour, and possesses a high level of motivation and self- discipline. He is now a business owner and Director at CDG Finance – a testament to his commitment and character.

Wendy Di Giovanni

Administrator and Compliance Manager

Wendy commenced working with CDG Finance in 2008 as an Administrator. Armed with an inbuilt ability to ‘organise’, she has mastered the efficiencies and expertise required to monitor and progress clients’ applications through the minefield of Lender’s back end processing. Unable to accept mediocrity, Wendy has been a valuable asset in negotiating the efficient transition of transactions through the various Lenders CDG Finance utilises for funding.

Wendy has helped to evolve CDG through a time of growth and change within the Finance Industry ensuring strict ASIC Compliance is enforced. Whilst doing so, she has maintained her belief in ‘going one step beyond’ on behalf of CDG and it’s clientele. She is at the forefront of ensuring processes and procedures are fully adhered to as CDG Finance continues to build on its growth and success.