Chicago, IL, February 19, 2018 – TillmanCarlson, one of the country’s leading executive search boutiques, is pleased to announce the successful recruitment of Tony Buttrick as the EVP and Chief Information Officer for Wintrust Financial Corporation (NASDAQ: WTFC).
Buttrick joins Wintrust in a role previously led by Lloyd Bowden who has served as the EVP of Wintrust Technology since 1996 playing an important role enabling Wintrust’s growth. Buttrick most recently served as the Chief Information Officer of Flagstar Bank for four years having previously spent over a decade with Bank of America in a series of senior level technology, operations, and risk management leadership roles. Previously, he spent four years with Fidelity Investments in application development and product management. In addition to his career in financial services, Buttrick spent several years as an Intelligence Officer in the US Navy and as the Chief Technical Officer in the Office of Naval Intelligence.
“Wintrust is one of the most successful regional banks in the country which has been built on the strength of its community bank strategy and the quality and tenure of its management team,” stated TillmanCalson’s Founding Partner, Rob Tillman. “Lloyd has been a key member of the team over the last two decades, and we were proud to have been selected to partner with Wintrust on this important search. Tony brings extensive experience in larger bank environments combined with the leadership style and values well suited to join the team and prepare Wintrust for continued growth.”
Tony Buttrick, Wintrust’s new CIO added, “Wintrust is an ideal fit for me at this stage in my career, and I’m extremely fortunate to join an outstanding leadership team and high performing business. In addition, it was a pleasure to work with the team at TillmanCarlson who handled every stage of the process in a highly professional manner.”
About Wintrust Financial
Wintrust (NASDAQ: WTFC) is a Chicago-based financial holding company with more than 150 community bank locations in and around Chicago, northern Illinois, southern Wisconsin and northwest Indiana through its 15 community bank subsidiaries. Wintrust also provides mortgage banking, wealth management, and insurance financing through its non-bank subsidiaries.
TillmanCarlson is an established executive search and advisory firm recognized as one of the country’s leading executive search boutiques. Founded in 2002 and headquartered in Chicago, the firm focuses on executive search and coaching at the most senior levels in the market while serving clients across the country in a variety of industries.