Wintrust Asset Finance is an equipment-focused financing group that offers sophisticated loan and lease products to commercial companies throughout the country in a wide range of industries, including transportation, construction, manufacturing, energy services, aviation, and turn-key property, plant, and equipment, among others. Wintrust Asset Finance is an affiliate of Wintrust, a financial services company with more than $45 billion in assets.
Wintrust Commercial Finance (WCF), a division of Wintrust Financial Corporation (Nasdaq WTFC), is looking for an energetic and experienced commercial finance professional to help support our continued growth and direct origination sales efforts. This is an opportunity to be actively involved in the continued growth of our sales office located in Irvine, California. Wintrust Commercial Finance specializes in loan and lease products secured by fixed assets consisting of property, plant and equipment including but not limited to: rail, marine, transportation, construction, manufacturing, technology, energy, and healthcare assets.
Wintrust Financial Corporation (Wintrust) is a financial services holding company based in Rosemont, Illinois with assets above $46 billion. Wintrust Financial Corporation is publicly traded under the symbol WTFC.
Originate large ticket equipment finance/lease transactions through direct prospecting efforts.
Assist in managing the customer relationship from initial contact, transaction award, credit underwriting and funding.
Make daily outbound cold calls for new clients and manage existing relationships with middle market companies.
Conduct industry, business, and collateral research.
Utilize WCF’s existing CRM platform to build and maintain a detailed and organized database.
Visit with prospective clients and existing clients on an as needed basis.
Coordinate with our marketing team to execute database marketing initiatives to generate new business opportunities.
Work closely with Vice President, Direct Originations to analyze, price and structure transactions.
Help in the preparation of investment presentations with recommendations that exhibit thoughtful and well-reasoned decisions.
Actively participate in training and adhere to established WCF policies and procedures.
Minimum of 5+ years successful track record in the equipment finance/leasing industry.
Verifiable track record of originating and closing large ticket transactions.
In depth knowledge of highly sophisticated finance and lease products.
Ability to make outbound phone calls for several hours every day.
Strong work ethic, hunger to learn, and desire to succeed.
Confident self-starter with ability to manage multiple tasks in face paced environment.
Strong written/oral communicator with excellent interpersonal skills.
Proficient using Excel, Word, Power Point, Salesforce, Capital IQ and SuperTrump.
Ability to travel as needed to build relationships.
BA/BS degree with preferred emphasis in Finance, Accounting or Economics.
Wintrust Financial Corporation, including community banking and financial services subsidiaries, is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, citizenship status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expressions, genetic information, marital status, age, disability, or status as a covered veteran or any other characteristic protected by law.