Daily News: May 13, 2014

SunTrust Expands Midwest Corporate Banking Team

SunTrust Robinson Humphrey announced the addition of three banking industry veterans to its Chicago-based Midwest Corporate Banking team.

Wes Frangul, Jonathan Twichell and Mark Wegener have joined the firm as managing directors, bringing nearly 90 years of combined experience in delivering financial solutions to a broad range of business and corporate clients. Jason Karnes also joined the team as director from the firm’s Atlanta office.

A 29-year veteran, Frangul joins STRH from NewStar Financial and BMO Capital Markets. At NewStar, Frangul was responsible for leveraged finance origination in the Midwest and Western U.S., and at BMO Capital Markets he was responsible for industrial & sponsor investment banking origination.

Twichell has 25 years of experience in the greater Chicago area, most recently with HSBC and JPMorgan, where he managed general corporate banking relationships across the Midwest.

Wegener brings to STRH nearly 30 years of banking experience in the Midwest, including commercial and corporate banking positions at U.S. Bank, The Royal Bank of Scotland, and JPMorgan, where he covered mid-cap companies across the Midwest.

Karnes joined STRH in 2008 from Citigroup, where he covered large corporate clients.