Bruce Sprenger

Group Senior Vice President

Region Manager

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Bruce Sprenger joined Cole Taylor Business Capital in 2008 as Group Senior Vice President - Region Manager and is responsible for developing new markets, marketing activities of the ABL group and advising on customer cross border opportunities .

Formerly with LaSalle Business Credit, Mr. Sprenger’s experience spans 35 years and virtually all aspects of commercial finance. At LaSalle, he opened a de novo regional office and several satellite offices and went on to manage the company’s central US region. Mr. Sprenger later launched LaSalle's European cross border product and global ABL connectivity with ABN AMRO. He was also responsible for all North American non-credit product cross-sell initiatives and managed the unit’s marketing, sales, communication and branding activities. Prior to his tenure at LaSalle, Mr. Sprenger served as President of Firstar Financial Services, the asset-based group for Firstar Corporation.

Mr. Sprenger is the immediate past Chairman of the Commercial Finance Association (CFA) and is a member of the organization’s management and executive committees. CFA is the international trade association for asset based and commercial financing and factoring. Mr Sprenger has provided training on asset-based financing principals both in China and Mexico on behalf of CFA.

He holds a B.S. in Finance from Valparaiso University and completed the Wharton School Institute Executive Program. He has continued his education in marketing at Northwestern University’s J. L. Kellogg Graduate School of Management.