Chicago CEO Series: 

Ed Wehmer


This episode of Chicago CEOs features Edward Wehmer. He’s the founder, president, and CEO of Wintrust Financial Corporation. Find out how Ed grew Wintrust from its humble beginnings in 1991 to one of the largest banking companies in Chicago. You’ll also hear his hot takes related to the financial industry, cryptocurrency, and doing business in Chicago.

Episode Details: 

 Film Location: Wintrust Financial Corporation (

Ed’s Wintrust Profile

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