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 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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Jimmy 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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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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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.

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IN THE NEWS

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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Bankers Healthcare Group Wins 2021 Excellence in Customer Service Award

Syracuse, NY— Reinforcing its reputation for providing world-class, concierge service, Bankers Healthcare Group (BHG) —the source of the most innovative financial solutions available on the market today and the creator of the largest community bank loan and product network in the country — is proud to be named an Organization of the Year in the 2021 Excellence in Customer Service Awards presented by Business Intelligence

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American Association of Endodontists Names Bankers Healthcare Group an AAE Advantage Partner

To help endodontists invest in their skills and clinical success, the American Association of Endodontists welcomes Bankers Healthcare Group, the source of the most innovative financial solutions available on the market today and the creator of the largest community bank loan and product network in the country, as an AAE Advantage partner.

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Bankers Healthcare Group Named a Best Place to Work in Fintech for 2021

For the third consecutive year, Bankers Healthcare Group (BHG), the source of the most innovative financial solutions available on the market today and the creator of the largest community bank loan and product network in the country, has been named one of the country’s Best Fintechs to Work For.

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