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.

Finance i Ohio
Brian Jones;Greystone

Greystone adds financing vet to Cleveland office

Greystone continued to expand its affordable housing finance division with the hire of Brian Jones as a managing director. Based in Greystone’s Cleveland, Ohio, office, Jones has more than 20 years of finance experience, particularly in affordable and seniors housing financing across local and national markets.

Finance N Illinois
Anne O’Connor;First Bank of Highland Park

First Bank of Highland Park adds Anne O’Connor as SVP

First Bank of Highland Park recently welcomed Anne O’Connor as senior vice president/commercial real estate, portfolio manager. In this role, she will be responsible for supporting First Bank of Highland Park’s growth by supervising the structuring and sourcing of loans originated by the commercial real estate team members.