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Bankers Healthcare Group Appoints Ed Durant to Chief Accounting & Risk Officer

Syracuse, N.Y. – Bankers Healthcare Group, a leading provider of financial solutions for healthcare practitioners and other licensed professionals, appointed Ed Durant to the new role of Chief Accounting & Risk Officer.

In this role, Mr. Durant is responsible for risk corporate accounting, budgeting, auditing, and risk management. He continues to lead BHG’s accounting department and policies, and is focused on growing the internal risk division.

Mr. Durant joined BHG in 2003, serving in a variety of roles in finance, accounting, loan placements, credit underwriting, and IT. His most recent position was as BHG’s CFO, a role he held for 10 years. During his tenure, Mr. Durant helped grow BHG from under $5 million in revenue in 2003 to nearly $216 million in revenue in 2018. He also oversaw the company’s transition from a small regional auditing firm to Crowe Horwath; developed BHG’s credit risk and pricing framework; and supported the reporting requirements that come with being 49% owned by Pinnacle Bank, a publicly traded company. Mr. Durant holds a bachelor’s degree from Colgate University.

“Ed has had his finger on the pulse of BHG’s finances for more than 15 years, protecting our assets and monitoring our growth,” said Al Crawford, Chairman/CEO/Original Founder of Bankers Healthcare Group. “I’m confident that he will thrive in his new position and play an important role in the company’s continued success and innovation.”

Mr. Durant is based at BHG’s financial headquarters in Syracuse, N.Y.

About Bankers Healthcare Group
Bankers Healthcare Group provides innovative, hassle-free financial solutions to healthcare practitioners and other licensed professionals. Since 2001, BHG has provided more than $4 billion in financial solutions to thousands of satisfied customers nationwide. BHG is proud to maintain partnerships with leading healthcare industry associations, and is recognized regionally and nationally for innovation, continued growth, and being a best place to work. BHG is partially owned by Pinnacle Financial Partners. To learn more, visit, and follow us on TwitterLinkedIn and Facebook.