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Meet BHG. Your trusted financial partner focused on providing innovative financial solutions.

LEADERSHIP

BHG's history of success is credited to its leadership team, which continues to adapt to the complex needs and challenges of today's professionals and our economy.

Since its inception, BHG has received numerous awards and accolades for continued growth and innovation, including recognition from Inc. 14 times. We invite you to contact us today to learn more about loan programs and credit cards, as well as the unique process that makes BHG a leader in financing to professionals nationwide.

Chairman of the Board

Al Crawford

Chairman/CEO & Co-Founder

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BHG is led by Al Crawford, Chairman and CEO. Our team of seasoned industry professionals has over 100 years of combined experience. They represent a distinct skill set passion, innovation and customer-care focus.

April Brissette

Chief of Staff

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Board of Directors

Eric Castro

Co-Founder, BHG

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Harold Carpenter

Chief Financial Officer, Pinnacle Bank

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Hugh Queener

Chief Administrative Officer, Pinnacle Bank

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Jim Crawford

Board Member

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Executive Leadership

Tyler Crawford

Chief Operating Officer

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Juan Carlos Ortigosa

Chief Revenue Officer

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Dan McSherry

Chief Financial Officer

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Chris Panebianco

Chief Marketing Officer

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Edmund Durant

Chief Risk Officer

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Zach Raus

President, Lending Division

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Meghan Crawford

President of Institutional Sales

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Katie Barnes, PHR

Chief Human Resources Officer

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Kevin Brown

Senior Vice President of Product

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Thomas Davis

Chief Placements Officer

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Mark Schmidt

CEO of FundEx Solutions Group

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Danielle Walker

Senior Vice President of Data Management

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Brittany George

Director of Funding

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Legal/Compliance

Christopher Cali, Esq.

Chief Legal Officer

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Gale Simons-Poole

Chief Regulatory Relations Officer

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Jim Kennedy

Chief Compliance Officer

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AFFILIATIONS, AWARDS & ACCREDITATIONS

BETTER BUSINESS BUREAU

Bankers Healthcare Group is a BBB Accredited Business with an A+ Rating.

inc 500/5000

Bankers Healthcare Group has been honored 14 times on the Inc. 500/5000 list of the nation's fastest-growing companies.

ernst & young

BHG founders named Ernst & Young Entrepreneurs of the Year.

best workplaces in financial services & insurance

FORTUNE Magazine ranked Bankers Healthcare Group the No. 2 workplace in the financial services industry among small/medium sized companies.

OUR HISTORY

BHG was founded in 2001 to provide financing for the unique needs of professionals. As the company has grown from three to over 1,000, BHG has remained committed to providing professionals a better lending experience.

  1. Bankers Healthcare Group founded

  2. Surpassed $100 million in total financial solutions provided

    Ranked no. 5 overall on Inc. magazine’s annual list of America’s fastest growing privately held companies, the Inc. 500|5000

  3. Surpassed $100 million in loan fundings in one year

     

     

  4. BHG Chairman and CEO Al Crawford selected to participate in the CEO Project

  5. Expanded offerings to physical therapists, physician assistants and nurse practitioners

  6. Opened National Research and Development Office in New York City

    Surpassed $200 million in funded loans for a single year

    BHG owners named Ernst & Young Entrepreneurs of the Year in Florida

  7. Received the Inc. Hire Power Award for job creation

    Moved into newly renovated Financial Headquarters in Syracuse, NY

    Surpassed $1 billion in total financial solutions provided

  8. Partnered with Pinnacle Bank to launch BHG Power Mastercard® credit card

  9. Moved into newly renovated corporate headquarters in Davie, FL

    Pinnacle Bank acquired 30% share in BHG

    Launched BHG Insurance Services

  10. Pinnacle purchased additional 19% of BHG, increased ownership stake to 49%

    Surpassed $2 billion in total financial solutions provided

  11. Ranked on Inc. 5000 for the 11th time

    Surpassed $3 billion in total financial solutions provided

  12. Surpassed $4 billion in total financial solutions provided

    BHG expands into SBA lending with the launch of Fund-Ex Solutions Group

  13. Ranked on Inc. 5000 for the 13th time

    Surpassed $5 billion in total financial solutions provided

    Surpassed 1,000 bank partners nationwide

  14. BHG extends sales hours of operation until 12am ET Monday - Friday

    Surpassed $7 billion in total financial solutions provided

    Ranked on Inc. 5000 list for 14th time

    BHG announces first ABS transaction with Credit Suisse

    BHG expands to additional office space in Miramar Florida

  15. Launch of Risk Management Solutions Group

    Surpassed $8 billion in total financial solutions provided

    BHG announces second ABS transaction with Credit Suisse

PARTNERS

We are proud to align ourselves with various professional organizations and industry partners:

BHG's team is full of people who are optimistic, who have passion, energy, purpose, and use these qualities to execute projects with excellence and build BHG. Here, each and every team member has the opportunity to learn, grow and thrive. Working with us is a chance to make a difference, for your company and for your career.

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IN THE NEWS

BHG Named One of the Nation’s Best Workplaces for Millennials by Fortune Magazine and Great Places to Work®  

Bankers Healthcare Group, a source of innovative financial solutions and creator of one of the largest community bank loan and product networks in the country, moved up a spot to no. 11 on the 2021 Best Workplaces for Millennials ranking by Great Places to Work and Fortune magazine. Last year, BHG was ranked no. 12 on the list.  

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BHG’s Emily Bowe and Renee Keller Recognized for Sales and Marketing Excellence

BHG, a source of innovative financial solutions and the creator of one of the largest community bank loan and product networks in the country, recognized two leaders with a Sales & Marketing Excellence Award (SMEA). Emily Bowe, Vice President of Product Marketing, and Renee Keller, Director of Sales, were honored by Central New York Sales & Marketing Executives (CNYSME) for exemplifying professional excellence and going above and beyond in their daily roles.

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Bankers Healthcare Group Named a Best Workplace for 2021 by Inc. Magazine

Syracuse, N.Y. – For the fourth consecutive year, Bankers Healthcare Group, a source of innovative financial solutions and the creator of one of the largest community bank loan and product networks in the country, has been named to Inc. magazine’s annual list of Best Workplaces.   “Despite the unknowns throughout 2020, BHG continued our pursuit of innovation by launching new products, establishing new industry

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Bankers Healthcare Group Closes Second ABS Transaction, Issues Nearly $350 Million in Notes

Syracuse, N.Y. – Showcasing its position as a leader in the financial services industry, Bankers Healthcare Group — a source of innovative financial solutions and the creator of one of the largest community bank loan and product networks in the country — issued nearly $350 million in notes backed by high-quality commercial and consumer loans.

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