Meet Bankers Healthcare Group, a trusted financial partner focused exclusively on providing innovative solutions to healthcare professionals.


Recognizing the unique financing needs of healthcare professionals, BHG ownership created a vision to found Bankers Healthcare Group in 2001. As the company has grown from three to over 400, Bankers Healthcare Group has remained committed to providing healthcare professionals with the most innovative financial solutions in the industry.

  1. Bankers Healthcare Group founded

  2. Surpassed $100 million in loan fundings

    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 Sales 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 funded loans

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

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

    Pinnacle Bank aquired 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 funded loans

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

    Surpassed $3 billion in total funded loans

  12. Surpassed $4 billion in total funded loans


Our history of success is credited to our leadership, who continue to turn the Bankers Healthcare Group vision into a reality by understanding the complex needs and challenges of today’s practitioners and working to expand and improve our programs to further your success.

Since its inception, Bankers Healthcare Group has received numerous awards and accolades for continued growth and innovation, including recognition from Inc. 12 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 Bankers Healthcare Group a leader in financing to healthcare professionals nationwide.

Chairman/CEO & Founders

Albert Crawford

Chairman/CEO & Original Founder

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BHG is led by Albert 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.

Bob Castro

Original Founder

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Eric Castro

Original Founder

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Executive Leadership

Edmund Durant

Chief Financial Officer

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Chris Panebianco

Chief Marketing Officer

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Juan Carlos Ortigosa

Chief Revenue Officer

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Christopher Cali, Esq.

Chief Legal Officer

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Tyler Crawford

CEO of Patient Lending & Chief Business Development Officer

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Chris Hunt

Chief Technology Officer

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Dan McSherry

SVP, Analytics

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Tom Davis

SVP of Placements

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April Brissette

Chief Credit Officer

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Brian Szyffer

Director of Financial Planning & Reporting

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Jacob Corlyon

Chairman/CEO – Capital Collection Management

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Juliana Haggerty

SVP of Collections

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Danielle Walker

SVP, Data Management & Strategic Relationships

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Zach Raus

President, Lending Division

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Mark Schmidt

Chief Regulatory Relations Officer

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Gale Simons-Poole

Regulatory Relations Officer (SBA)

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Jim Kennedy

Chief Compliance Officer

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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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