Chairman & CEO
David has been with the company since 1994, and as president & CEO is responsible for managing all aspects of the organization. An industry veteran since 1985, David has held many sales, mid-management, and senior management positions prior to joining Wintrust. His previous employers include: Sears Mortgage Company, Medallion Mortgage, Consumer Mortgage, The Kissell Company, and CitiFed Mortgage. In addition, David also sits on several boards and committees for the Parent Company. These memberships include: WTFC Information Technology Board of Directors, WTFC Digital Experience Steering Committee, WTFC Operating Committee, and the WTFC Strategic Projects Under Development Committee. David was awarded the “Who’s Who in Chicagoland Real Estate” award in 2014. He is also a co-chair of the Habitat for Humanity Hero’s fundraiser and an active volunteer with their community build projects.
A graduate of Ohio Wesleyan University in Delaware, Ohio, David holds a bachelor’s degree in economics, which included a study program in Geneva, Switzerland. David also attended post graduate classes at the University of Chicago, Ohio State University, and University of Dayton.