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Our Story

Our Story

Our Story

Our Story


 

Our Roots Are Here

In 1991, Wintrust’s current CEO and one of the company’s founders, Ed Wehmer, set up shop in a northern Chicago suburb with a simple goal: to provide an alternative to the big banks. Now, more than twenty-five years and 150 locations later, we’ve stayed true to that original mission.


 

Wintrust Financial Corporation timeline

Get to Know Chicago's Bank

WHO WE ARE

Get to know Chicago's Bank

DIVERSITY & INCLUSION

We're dedicated to inclusivity

COMMUNITY IMPACT

We don't just sit on the sidelines; we get involved