IRVINE, Calif. – August 19, 2020 – Wintrust Specialty Finance (WSF), a division of Beverly Bank & Trust Company, N.A., announced that Mark Erickson has joined the company as senior vice president, national sales director. Erickson will be located in Denver, Colorado, and is focused on the strategic growth of WSF’s wholesale and vendor channels. He joins a team led by David Normandin, CLFP, president and CEO of WSF.
“I’m delighted to have the opportunity to further develop and expand WSF’s technology, creativity, and amazing staff to provide an exceptional financing experience for our partners and customers,” said Erickson. “Wintrust has established itself as a strong and stable partner in both third-party and vendor equipment finance. I’m also looking forward to working with our team to grow a small and mid-ticket platform that will reflect the solid culture and reputation of Wintrust.”
Normandin said, “I’m excited to have Mark join the leadership team. Mark’s extensive knowledge, skill, and experience will be invaluable as we continue to strategically grow our equipment finance business. I’m confident in Mark’s abilities to leverage our innovative, creative, and scalable solutions to grow WSF into a market leader.”
Erickson brings more than 25 years of experience to this role. Before joining the company, he held key leadership positions at OnDeck Capital, SquareTwo Financial Corporation, Key Equipment Finance, and U.S. Bank.
Wintrust is a financial holding company with assets of over $43.5 billion whose common stock is traded on the NASDAQ Global Select Market. Built on the "HAVE IT ALL" model, Wintrust offers sophisticated technology and resources of a large bank while focusing on providing service-based community banking to each and every customer. Wintrust operates fifteen community bank subsidiaries, with over 180 banking locations located in the greater Chicago and southern Wisconsin market areas. Additionally, Wintrust operates various non-bank business units including business units which provide commercial and life insurance premium financing in the United States, a premium finance company operating in Canada, a company providing short-term accounts receivable financing and value-added out-sourced administrative services to the temporary staffing services industry, a business unit engaging primarily in the origination and purchase of residential mortgages for sale into the secondary market throughout the United States, and companies providing wealth management services and qualified intermediary services for tax-deferred exchanges.
David Normandin, President & CEO
Wintrust Specialty Finance