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Wintrust Commercial Finance Celebrates 9th Anniversary

April 24, 2024, 07:23 AM
Filed Under: Industry News

Wintrust Commercial Finance (WCF), a division of Wintrust Asset Finance Inc., is celebrating nine years of business this month. WCF is an equipment-focused financing group headquartered in Frisco, TX, offering sophisticated loan and lease products to commercial companies throughout the U.S. Its focus industries include transportation, construction, manufacturing, energy services, aviation, marine, environmental and waste, packaging, turnkey property, plant, equipment, and more.

Since its inception in 2015 with four founding employees, WCF has grown to a staff of over 55. The team is also proud to have promoted from within, elevating long-standing employees to executive-level positions and continuing to grow with new hires to meet the needs of clients. WCF’s East, West, and Central Region direct origination teams and robust Capital Markets platform allow the company to provide comprehensive support for clients in all industries across the country.

“Over the past nine years, WCF has experienced remarkable growth, a testament to the dedication and resilience of our team,” said Kirk Phillips, President and CEO of WCF. “I am deeply grateful to our clients for their trust and partnership, as well as to our colleagues whose hard work and commitment have propelled us forward and made us a leader in the commercial finance space. Together, we have achieved milestones beyond our expectations, and I am excited for the continued journey ahead.”

“WCF has proven time and time again to be an extremely valuable division of Wintrust Asset Finance,” said Mike Knowles, President and CEO of Wintrust Asset Finance. “The success of WCF and their track record over the past nine years can be attributed to their strong leadership, a dedicated and incredibly experienced team of equipment finance and leasing specialists, and their unwavering commitment to excellence.”

WCF has originated more than $4.7 billion in new business volume for its customers since its inception. WCF is part of Wintrust Financial Corporation. Wintrust Asset Finance is a subsidiary of Beverly Bank & Trust Company, N.A.

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