COMPANY

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

OUR HISTORY

Recognizing the unique financing needs of professionals, BHG ownership created a vision to found Bankers Healthcare Group in 2001. As the company has grown from three to over 600, BHG has remained committed to providing 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 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 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 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 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

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

    Named #2 Best Workplace in NY by Great Place to Work and FORTUNE Magazine

    Surpassed $5 billion in total funded loans

    Surpassed 1,000 bank partners nationwide

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

    Surpassed $6 billion in total funded loans

    Ranked on Inc. 5000 list for 14th time

LEADERSHIP

Bankers Healthcare Group's history of success is credited to its leadership team, which continues to adapt to the complex needs and challenges of today's professionals.

Since its inception, Bankers Healthcare Group 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 Bankers Healthcare Group a leader in financing to professionals nationwide.

Chairman/CEO & Founders

Al Crawford

Chairman/CEO & Original 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.

Eric Castro

Original Founder

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Eric Castro co-founded BHG with a deep passion for effective leadership and execution. He is driven to help people realize their full potential, achieve their goals, break barriers, and reach new heights.

Executive Leadership

Dan McSherry

Chief Financial Officer

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Tyler Crawford

Chief Operating Officer

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Edmund Durant

Chief Accounting & Risk 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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Chris Hunt

Chief Technology Officer

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Thomas Davis

SVP of Placements

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Zach Raus

President, Lending Division

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April Brissette

Chief of Staff

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Brian Szyffer

Director of Financial Planning & Reporting

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Danielle Walker

Chief Strategic Officer

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Mark Schmidt

CEO of FundEx Solutions Group

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Legal/Compliance

Gale Simons-Poole

Chief Regulatory Relations Officer

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Jim Kennedy

Chief Compliance Officer

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PARTNERS

Our commitment to professionals goes beyond providing innovative financial solutions. We are proud to align ourselves with various professional organizations and industry partners:

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

Bankers Healthcare Group owners 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.

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.

Think you have what it takes to build something great with us?

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IN THE NEWS

Bankers Healthcare Group Named No. 1 Best Place to Work in Central New York for Third Consecutive Year

Syracuse, N.Y. – For the third consecutive year, Bankers Healthcare Group, a leading provider of financial solutions for licensed healthcare practitioners and highly skilled professionals, took first place in Central New York’s Best Place to Work Awards in the 100+ employees category.   Presented by The Central New York Business Journal, the awards recognize and celebrate the region’s top employers that encourage, cultivate, and promote great

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Bankers Healthcare Group Ranked 10th Fastest-Growing Private Company in South Florida

Davie, FL – Sept. 16, 2020 – Bankers Healthcare Group, a leading provider of financial solutions for licensed healthcare practitioners and other highly skilled professionals, was named a Fast 50 by the South Florida Business Journal, taking the No. 10 spot on the annual ranking of the region’s fastest-growing private companies.   “I’m incredibly proud of the BHG team for their unwavering drive to help

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Bankers Healthcare Group Ranks on the Inc. 5000 for 14th Year, Jumps to #2466

Davie, FL – Inc. magazine today revealed that Bankers Healthcare Group, a leading provider of financial solutions for licensed healthcare practitioners and other highly skilled professionals, ranked No. 2466 on its annual Inc. 5000 list. This marks BHG’s 14th year on the most prestigious ranking of the nation’s fastest-growing private companies. Companies on the Inc.

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Bankers Healthcare Group Named a 2020 Best Workplace for Millennials by Great Place to Work and Fortune Magazine

Davie, FL – Bankers Healthcare Group, a leading provider of financial solutions for licensed healthcare practitioners and other highly skilled professionals, was recognized by Great Place to Work and Fortune magazine as one of the country’s 2020 Best Workplaces for Millennials. BHG took the #12 spot this year, marking its third time on the list.

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