Wintrust Financial Corp.
Wintrust Financial Corp. operates as a bank holding company, which is engaged in the business of providing traditional community banking services, wealth management services, commercial insurance premium financing, mortgage origination, short-term accounts receivable financing, and certain administrative services, such as data processing of payrolls, billing and treasury management services. It provides community-oriented, personal and commercial banking services to customers. The company operates its business through three segments: Community Banking, Specialty Finance and Wealth Management. The Community Banking segment provides banking and financial services primarily to individuals, small to mid-sized businesses, local governmental units and institutional clients residing primarily in the banks' local service areas. These services include traditional deposit products such as money market, savings and time deposit accounts, as well as a number of unique deposit products targeted to specific market segments. The Specialty Finance segment offer financing of insurance premiums for businesses and individuals; accounts receivable financing, value-added, out-sourced administrative services; and other specialty finance businesses. The Wealth Management segment offers a full range of wealth management services including trust and investment, asset management and securities brokerage services. Wintrust Financial was founded by Edward J. Wehme December 30 1992 and is headquartered in Rosemont, IL.