Finance N Illinois
Manny Flores;SomerCor

Former Chicago Alderman Manny Flores to helm SBA lender SomerCor

SomerCor, a Chicago-based Small Business Administration (SBA) Certified Development Company (CDC), has appointed Manuel “Manny” Flores as president and chief executive officer. Flores takes the reins at SomerCor after serving two years as a member of the nonprofit lender’s board of directors. Flores brings a unique blend of public and private sector experience and leadership to the role.

Finance X Missouri
Kerry Gawrich;ElmTree Funds

St. Louis' ElmTree names CFO

Kerry Gawrych has been promoted to the role of chief financial officer at ElmTree Funds, LLC, a real estate private equity firm. In this role, she will lead all of the firm’s accounting, financial reporting, analysis and administration departments. Gawrych will also continue to serve on the firm’s compliance committee. She is based in St. Louis.