First Women’s Bank has filed applications with the FDIC and the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation to organize FWBank, an Illinois chartered bank. Former SBA chief Marianne Markowitz will lead the new bank.
WSFS Bank is launching a Capital Markets department under its division of Finance. Ronald “Ron” Samuels, a senior vice president and long-time WSFS associate, has been named director of Capital Markets.
Siena Lending Group has launched Siena Healthcare Finance to provide a broad range of asset-based lending solutions for small to mid-sized healthcare companies. Jennifer Sheascreen and Edward Kauffman will lead the new team.