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BHG Co-Founder Eric Castro Accepted into Forbes Business Council

Davie, FL  Eric Castro, Co-Founder of Bankers Healthcare Group—a leading provider of financial solutions for licensed healthcare practitioners and other highly skilled professionals—has been accepted into the Forbes Business Council, the foremost growth and networking organization for successful business owners and leaders worldwide. 

“It’s an honor to be part of this respected network of business leaders. I’m excited about the opportunity to collaborate with my peers, share ideas and information, and bring value to the council. This will be a great resource as our business continues to grow,” said Castro.  

Castro was vetted and selected by a review committee based on the depth and diversity of his experience. Criteria for acceptance include a track record of successfully impacting business growth metrics, as well as personal and professional achievements and honors. 

Castro co-founded BHG with a deep passion for effective leadership and execution. Since its founding in 2001, the company has provided more than $5 billion in financial solutions to tens of thousands of customers across the country; worked with more than 1,050 U.S. bank partners; and has been featured on the Inc. 500/5000 list 13 times. BHG today employs more than 600 people in Davie, Fla.; Syracuse, N.Y.; and New York City.   

Creating a thriving culture is a key part of Castro’s role at BHG. He applies the values and principles he learned from his family and the U.S. Marine Corps into the company’s mission and vision, which are deeply rooted in respect, positive attitude, and teamwork. BHG’s dynamic culture has endured the company’s tremendous growth, and continues to earn regional and national recognition for being a great place for people to build a successful career and make an impact.   

“We are honored to welcome Eric into the community,” said Scott Gerber, founder of Forbes Councils, the collective that includes Forbes Business Council. “Our mission is to bring together proven leaders from every industry, creating a curated, social, capital-driven network that helps every member grow professionally and make an even greater impact on the business world.” 

As a Council member, Castro will submit expert insights through original business articles on and contribute to published Q&A panels alongside other experts. 

About Forbes Councils  
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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