Opus Bank Adds Former Citibank Exec to Healthcare Banking Team

Opus Bank announced that Robert Affleck has joined the company as managing director of Healthcare Banking.

Affleck, a 27-year healthcare banking veteran, will be responsible for providing capital financing and banking solutions to dental, medical, veterinary and ophthalmology healthcare professionals for practice acquisitions and expansions, partner buy-ins and buy-outs, equipment financing and debt refinancing, as well as facilities acquisitions, improvements and relocations.

“We are pleased to welcome Robert as he joins Opus’ Healthcare Banking team,” said Donika Schnell, head of Opus Bank’s Healthcare Banking division. “Robert is a deeply experienced healthcare banker with considerable success providing strategic advice and tailored relationship-based commercial banking and treasury management products, services, and solutions to healthcare practices and their physician owners.”

Affleck joins Opus’ Healthcare Banking division from Citibank where he served as senior vice president and was a member of the initial team that launched Citibank’s Healthcare Practice Finance group. From 2010 to 2013, he served as vice president of business development of practice finance at Wells Fargo. He has also served with Matsco Financial, Centaur Financial Services, Fortune Practice Management and HCG Financial.

“Robert’s decision to join Opus’ Healthcare Banking division represents a great addition to Opus. Robert has consistently been the top healthcare practice banker at various leading financial institutions over his career. We have no doubt that he will experience and achieve even greater success at Opus given our entrepreneurial culture,” said Michael Allison, co-president of Opus Bank and president of Opus’ Commercial Bank. “We look forward to continuing to meaningfully grow our Healthcare Banking client base as we further execute on our Commercial and Specialty Banking focused niche strategy.”

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