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Wintrust Specialty Finance Hires Shipley as SVP, Chief Sales Officer

October 19, 2021, 07:25 AM

Wintrust Specialty Finance (WSF), a division of Beverly Bank & Trust Company, N.A., announced Craig Shipley has joined the company as Senior Vice President, Chief Sales Officer. Shipley will be located in Chicago, IL, and is focused on the strategic growth of WSF’s wholesale and vendor channels as the portfolio approaches a half-billion dollars in assets. 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 Shipley. “Wintrust has established itself as a strong and stable partner in both wholesale lending 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.”

“I’m excited to have Craig join the leadership team, “Normandin said. “Craig’s knowledge, skill and experience will be invaluable as we continue to strategically grow our equipment finance business. I’m confident in Craig’s abilities to leverage our innovative, creative and scalable solutions to grow WSF into a market leader.”

Shipley brings more than 25 years of experience to this role. Before joining the company, he held key leadership positions at BMO Harris Bank, Cisco Systems Capital Corporation, Macquarie Equipment Finance, CIT Group, Tatonka Capital Corporation and FirstCorp.

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