Co-Founder, Managing Director, Incoming CEO from 12 Oct 2020 / Finsure
Most Notable Role
John Kolenda is the co-founder and managing director of the Finsure Group, one of Australia’s fastest growing retail finance brokerages writing over $1 billion in new mortgages every month across 850 brokers. Prior to founding Aura and Finsure Group, Mr Kolenda founded X Ino, which was merged with Ray White to form Loan Market Group. From 1994 to 2004, he was the general manager of sales & distribution of Aussie Home Loans, where he was responsible for the sales performance of over 700 mortgage advisors. As chair of Aura Group, Mr Kolenda leads corporate strategy for the group and supports the business through his network of strategic and institutional partners. Mr Kolenda has significant board experience in both the public and private sectors. He is a non-executive director for Disruptive Investment Group, Global Reviews and iBuyNew.com.au.