Wintrust lines up next-gen leadership with exec promotions

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Wintrust Financial in Rosemont, Ill., will soon have a new president.

The $35 billion-asset company said in a press release that Timothy Crane will succeed Ed Wehmer on Feb. 2 as part of a series of promotions. Wehmer, who will remain Wintrust's CEO, has been president since founding the bank in 1988.

Crane is Wintrust's senior market head and treasurer.

The company said David Dykstra, its chief operating officer, will become vice chairman. Richard Murphy, Wintrust's chief credit officer, will add the role of vice chairman of lending.

Wehmer said in the release that the company will also make "a number of other internal promotions, challenging a diverse group of current and emerging leaders to take on new and broader roles."

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