Wintrust Financial

www.wintrust.com
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Great overall company for commercial banking. Salary on the low side.

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  • Work/Life Balance
  • Senior Management
  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
Current Employee - Credit Analyst in Chicago, IL
Current Employee - Credit Analyst in Chicago, IL

I have been working at Wintrust Financial full-time (more than a year)

Pros

Excellent people and training. The Company is growing quickly and there is ample opportunities to learn.

Cons

Salary below market. Disconnect with senior management.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Provide internal raises and better evaluations, especially to those with less experience and fewer years in the industry. An excellent credit training program, but since you're educating general human capital, must ensure employees are properly compensated. Otherwise they will have an incentive to move taking the education you gave them.

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Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

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  1. 1 person found this helpful  

    Good people, lack of quality and consistent processes

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Wheaton, IL
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Wheaton, IL

    I have been working at Wintrust Financial

    Pros

    Wintrust professionals are up to bar among their peers and always look out for the customer, sometimes even more than the company.

    Cons

    Lack of growth opportunities; poor communication; very traditional.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Young professionals need more incentive to stay at the company.

    Approves of CEO
  2. 1 person found this helpful  

    Quickly growing company that needs to collapse all the different charters and increase efficiency.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Credit Analyst in Chicago, IL
    Current Employee - Credit Analyst in Chicago, IL

    I have been working at Wintrust Financial

    Pros

    Great opportunities for advancement. Highly regarded company within their market. Cash rich which allows one to cater to customers better than they would be able to otherwise. Very flexible with your vacation schedules and family time. Pay is within the normal range.

    Cons

    The company is very top heavy with a lot of SVP and higher employees and much fewer worker bees causing everyone to be hectic at all times. The company is very inefficient with its fifteen charters and I have yet to see a benefit to all the small banks. Their continued purchases of failed banks and cutting 80% + of their employees has caused many departments to be overworked and slow.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Collapse some of the charters to improve efficiency. Slow down and ensure that every department has sufficient support staff and competent management to accomplish goals.

    Disapproves of CEO
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