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BHG Co-Founder Eric Castro Honored with Apogee Award for Excellence in Leadership in Financial Services

Davie, FL – Bankers Healthcare Group, a leading provider of financial solutions for licensed healthcare practitioners and other highly skilled professionals, is honored to announce that Co-Founder Eric Castro is being recognized for his outstanding leadership with an Apogee Award from South Florida Business & Wealth magazine (SFBW). This award recognizes Castro’s impact in the financial services industry and dedication to the South Florida community.   

The Apogee Awards program, now in its seventh year, celebrates distinguished C-suite leaders who go above and beyond in their profession and in the South Florida region.  

“I’m humbled and honored by this recognition. Success in business comes down to the people you surround yourself with, and I’m especially grateful for the opportunity to help lead the incredible team we have at BHG,” said Castro. “South Florida has been home to BHG’s corporate headquarters for nearly two decades and we look forward to our future growth here.”   

Castro co-founded BHG with a deep passion for effective leadership and execution. Since its founding in 2001, the company has provided more than $7 billion in financial solutions to tens of thousands of customers across the country; worked with more than 1,190 U.S. bank partners; and has been featured on the Inc. 500/5000 list 13 times. Today, BHG employs more than 700 people.  

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 to Work, where people to build a successful career and make an impact.   

Castro is actively involved in philanthropic endeavors in South Florida, both personally and alongside BHG. He is also a contributing member of the Forbes Business Council in which he shares business and career insights as a contributing author. 

Castro will accept the award during a virtual awards ceremony on Dec. 9, 2020. You can learn more about the Apogee Awards here.  

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 $7 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