Wintrust Bank

Wintrust Bank

3050 N Harlem Ave
Chicago, Illinois 60634
Primary Contact: Peter Volpe
773-883-4185
Website
pvolpe@wintrust.com

Wintrust began over a card table, a few cold beers and the idea to be the alternative to the big banks. In 1991, armed with a briefcase, a folding table and a cell phone the size of a shoebox, Wintrust’s current CEO and one of the company’s founders, Ed Wehmer, set up shop in a storefront in a northern Chicago suburb. Twenty-five years, and more than 150 locations later, we’ve stayed true to that original mission. We believe there’s still a need, and desire, for a true community bank: where tellers know their customers by name; bankers care about local businesses because they frequent them; and the bank invests in the neighborhood because it’s actually part of the neighborhood.

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