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ELFA Holds Capitol Connections, Members Promote Equipment Finance

The ELFA gathered more than 125 members on Capitol Hill on May 25 for Capitol Connections, the equipment finance industry’s biggest advocacy event of the year. read more

Wintrust Commercial Finance Celebrates Seven-Year Anniversary

Wintrust Commercial Finance is celebrating seven years in business this month. Since its inception with four founding employees, WCF has grown to a staff of 50, including new personnel hired in the WCF Aviation Group. read more

ELFA: New Business Volume Rises 8% Y/Y But Falls 26% M/M in November

According to the Equipment Leasing and Finance Association’s Monthly Leasing and Finance Index (MLFI-25), overall new business volume for November was $7.9 billion, up 8% year over year from new business volume in November 2020. However, volume was down 26% from $10.7 billion in October. read more

Wintrust Commercial Finance Reaches $3B in Originations Since Inception

Since its founding in April 2015, Wintrust Commercial Finance (WCF), a division of Wintrust Asset Finance, has generated more than $3 billion in funded and managed volume, leading to a CAGR of 30.5%. read more

Wintrust Commercial Finance Launches Aviation Group, Hires Cole to Lead

Wintrust Commercial Finance launched Wintrust Commercial Finance Aviation Group, a new group supporting businesses in the aviation industry. Wintrust Commercial Finance hired Michael Cole as senior vice president to spearhead the development of the group. read more

Wintrust Commercial Finance Celebrates 6-Year Anniversary

Wintrust Commercial Finance, a division of Wintrust Asset Finance, is marking its sixth year in business this month. Since its inception in 2015 with four founding employees, Wintrust Commercial Finance has grown to a staff of 48 people, including the new east region team developed in 2020. read more

Wintrust Asset Finance Ranks No. 26 in Monitor Bank 50

Wintrust Asset Finance was recently listed in the Monitor Bank 50 for 2020. WAF ranked No. 26 in total assets, rising from No. 29 in the 2019 report by recording more than $1.74 billion in net assets as well as new business volume of nearly $854 million in the 2020 report. read more

Rinaldi Interviews Wintrust’s Phillips in Recent Video

Bob Rinaldi, president of Rinaldi Advisory Services, added a video interview with Kirk Phillips, president and CEO of Wintrust Commercial Finance, to his Leasing Avenues blog. read more

Equipment Leasing Industry Confidence Rises in November

According to the Equipment Leasing & Finance Foundation’s November 2020 Monthly Confidence Index for the Equipment Finance Industry (MCI-EFI), overall confidence in the equipment finance market is 56.1, an increase from the October index of 55.0. read more

Wintrust Commercial Finance Surpasses $500MM in Year-To-Date Funded Volume

Wintrust Commercial Finance’s year-to-date funded volume has exceeded $500 million. Kirk Phillips and Thomas Forbes credit the company’s achievement not only to the team’s values and hard work, but also to the customers and business partners they work with. read more

Wintrust Commercial Finance Promotes Forbes to EVP, Chief Sales Officer

Wintrust Commercial Finance promoted Thomas G. Forbes to executive vice president and chief sales officer. In this role, Forbes will be responsible for all originations for WCF, as well as the continued buildout of the direct sales teams in the east, central and west regions. read more

Monitor’s Next Live+ Event Features Warner, Fate, Phillips & Dury

Monitor revealed the lineup for the third and final installment in its Asking the C-Suite Live+ series, which will be hosted by Vince Belcastro with featured guests Dave Drury, Dave Fate, Kirk Phillips and Adam Warner. read more

Wintrust Commercial Finance Originates $1.8B as of Five-Year Anniversary

Wintrust Commercial Finance celebrated five years in business in April 2020. WCF has originated more than $1.8 billion in new business volume for its customers. read more

Wintrust Commercial Finance Adds Ault as SVP/Natl Sales Manager

Craig Ault joined Wintrust Commercial Finance as senior vice president and national sales manager. read more

Wintrust Arranges $90MM Term Loan for Transportation Firm

Wintrust Commercial Finance acted as lead arranger on a $90 million term loan facility for a national transportation and logistics services firm. read more

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