For more than 15 years, Wintrust Franchise Finance has been dedicated to serving the distinctive needs of franchise owners who face a number of unique challenges: concentrated competition, changing consumer tastes, rising costs, and continuous capital reinvestment. We know that a smooth process and certainty to close are paramount in the franchise space; that’s why, with an expert team with more than 100 years of combined industry experience and a national reach supporting more than 35 brands, we are proud to put dedicated guidance, integrated solutions, and decades of experience to work for you.
“These PPP loans are truly doing what they are designed to do, and that is to continue to pay our people. Our banker’s dedication and commitment to us has always been there but was so incredible during a time where we needed support the most.”
- Susan Singleton, Singleton Family McDonald’s Organization
Our focus on timing, and certainty of close are paramount as you continue to grow your business.
We understand that businesses change and your needs vary. We can help structure alternative solutions as your needs vary.
Buying new property shouldn't be overwhelming. Our experienced team can guide you through the complexity of real estate transactions.
We offer financing options for developing new locations, remodeling operations, and updating your equipment.
Our team has the sophisticated solutions and the unmatched knowledge you need to set your business up for success.
With our best-in-class client service and sophisticated products, we're able to help you meet and exceed business goals.
“Your constant communication relieved me and assured me, so I could focus on our business as consumers went into lockdown mode. These PPP funds gave me the confidence to invest in our people, advertising, and the things we need to move toward full operations.”
-Cook Family, People First Foods, Inc.
Wintrust Franchise Finance is a division of Lake Forest Bank & Trust Company, N.A., a Wintrust Community Bank.