Wintrust Specialty Finance, a division of Beverly Bank & Trust Company, promoted Chris Maudlin, CLFP, to serve the company as senior vice president and chief operating officer. Maudlin is located in Wintrust Specialty Finance’s office in Irvine, CA, and serves as a member of the executive team led by David Normandin, CLFP, president and CEO of the company.
“I’m excited for this new opportunity with the Wintrust team,” Maudlin said. “WSF has done a great job establishing itself as a key player in the small and mid-market leasing industry. I am looking forward to working with our incredible team to continue enhancing our platform and operations to benefit our customers, partners and employees.”
“Chris is a strong leader who, over the last nine years of working together, has performed an excellent job developing and leading an innovative credit team,” Normandin said. “I have deep confidence that Chris will have continued success as he now leads the operations of WSF as we near half a billion dollars in assets. Over the last decade, Chris has become a leading talent in the small and mid-market leasing industry, and I am excited to continue working with Chris to build WSF into a market leader in our space.”
Maudlin has two decades of experience. Before joining Wintrust Specialty Finance in 2018 as chief credit officer, he held the role of senior vice president of risk and analytics for Hanmi Bank’s equipment finance division. Prior to that, he was the vice president and credit manager for Banc of California’s equipment finance division.
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