36th Street Capital appointed Eric A. McGriff its new chief risk officer. McGriff will replace Gerry Kammerer, the company’s longstanding CRO, who will transition into an advisory capacity.
McGriff is highly esteemed as a credit and risk management professional. Prior to joining 36th Street Capital, he held the position of senior vice president and chief risk officer at Wintrust Specialty Finance. McGriff’s career also includes a notable tenure as senior vice president and divisional chief credit officer at TIAA Bank, along with roles at its predecessor firms EverBank Commercial Finance, Tygris Vendor Finance, and US Express Leasing. Additionally, McGriff has contributed in key leadership capacities at Key Equipment Finance, CIT Vendor Technology Finance and AT&T Capital.
“Eric is not only a distinguished industry professional but also a thought leader in risk management,” Kiran Kapur, CEO of 36th Street Capital, said. “His reputation for integrity and trustworthiness is paramount for this critical role. Eric’s capacity to navigate risk landscapes and provide strategic insights will unquestionably reinforce our commitment to delivering exceptional value to our clients, partners and stakeholders while building upon the solid foundation laid by Gerry Kammerer.”
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