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Bankers Healthcare Group Names Tyler Crawford Chief Operating Officer

Davie, FL – Bankers Healthcare Group, a leading provider of financial solutions for licensed healthcare practitioners and other highly skilled professionals, named Tyler Crawford its Chief Operating Officer.

As COO, Mr. Tyler Crawford will oversee operations and product strategy of BHG and its affiliate companies BHG Patient Lending and BHG MC Services, and lead strategic growth, business efficiencies, and technology initiatives. Based in the company’s Davie, Fla., corporate headquarters, he will also focus on growing of BHG’s operations in the South Florida region.

“Tyler brings the strategic outlook we need in order to continue our growth and ensure we have a scalable model across all business units. He has a history of driving revenue, innovation and success at BHG, and I’m confident that his experience as a leader in our company will help take our business to the next level,” said Mr. Al Crawford, Co-Founder, Chairman and CEO of Bankers Healthcare Group.

Mr. Tyler Crawford brings a decade of financial services experience to his new role. Previously, he served in a dual role at BHG as both the Chief Business Development Officer of BHG and the CEO of BHG Patient Lending. Since joining BHG in 2012, he has served in numerous managerial roles across the organization, and has led multiple new product and business development initiatives. Under his leadership, he has developed and grown BHG Patient Lending, a leading provider of a patient financing to patients at ambulatory surgery centers and hospitals across the country. He also launched BHG’s Credit Card program, which has grown to over 40,000 customers and over $400 million in credit-card lines. Before moving to BHG’s corporate headquarters in South Florida, he oversaw BHG’s Manhattan office from its inception, which has grown to nearly 50 employees who manage BHG’s portfolio of products.

“I’m honored to serve as BHG’s COO and excited about our growth plans over the next five years. Above all, we will continue our unwavering focus of bringing innovation to our suite of financial products in order to better serve our borrowers’ changing needs,” said Mr. Tyler Crawford.

Mr. Tyler Crawford succeeds Eric Castro, who will continue to actively serve in his role as co-founder. He received his B.A. from Gettysburg College and also his Series 7 and 63 licensing from the National Association of Securities Dealers. He also has received his property and casualty insurance agent & broker license from the Department of Insurance in New York State. He currently resides in South Florida.

About Bankers Healthcare Group
Bankers Healthcare Group provides innovative, hassle-free financial solutions to licensed healthcare practitioners and other highly skilled professionals. Since 2001, BHG has provided more than $5 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 Twitter, LinkedIn and Facebook.