Our Team

Meet the team

Samuel Philipos

Principal Mortgage Broker & Managing Director

Samuel founded Benevolence Financial Group after simply asking just what if. What if we can change the world by doing what we always do?

With a deep hunger to make the biggest impact on things that truly matter, Sam is a strong believer that social entrepreneurship is the answer to long term sustainability, empowerment, and dealing with root cause issues.

As an experienced banker and broker, his fulfillment is found in contributing to the home buying dreams of customers because he knows that it takes one customer to create a strong ripple effect in changing the world.

Mitchelle Katsande

Head of Marketing & Communications

With a passion for helping everyone she meets and celebrating every single life, Mitchelle is enthralled by people, businesses, and cultures.

Her passion for business and people led her to entrepreneurship at a young age, managing a lifestyle website and podcast series showcasing entrepreneurs and business leaders. Mitchelle holds a Bachelor of Commerce in International Business and Finance.

Rajendra Kumar

Head of Partnerships

Raj is extremely passionate about entrepreneurship, sustainability and believes in lifelong learning. He is interested in exploring new ideas and cross-industry applications.

Strategy, planning and insatiable curiosity are his strengths. His experience spans across partnerships, business development & growth hacking in a global context.