Wintrust Commercial Finance, a division of Wintrust Asset Finance, announced that Andre Crompton joined the company’s Capital Markets group, serving as senior vice president of Indirect Originations. Crompton will be located in WCF’s New Jersey office. He joins a national team led by Tom Forbes, senior vice president and head of Capital Markets, and will work alongside Steve Cusick, senior vice president of Indirect Originations, and Justin Clark, vice president of Capital Markets.
“Wintrust Commercial Finance is truly excited to bring someone with Andre’s background and experience to our business,” Forbes said. “Andre is a highly talented industry veteran with tremendous capital markets expertise in a range of industries including aircraft, transportation, energy, and healthcare.”
Crompton brings 16 years of experience to WCF. Before joining the company, he held the role of managing director and head of Syndication at Sterling National Bank’s equipment finance division, and prior to that, he was the assistant vice president of Capital Markets with Societe Generale Equipment Finance. Additionally, Crompton has held numerous credit and operations roles throughout his career.
Since its inception in 2015, WCF has provided more than $1.2 billion in financing for its customers and strategic relationships. 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 and turnkey property, plant, equipment, and more. WCF is part of Wintrust Financial Corporation.
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