MB Financial added seven new members to its Healthcare Banking team. The new team includes bankers with both business development and underwriting expertise across the full continuum of healthcare providers. The addition of this team continues MB’s nationwide healthcare expansion, and brings additional expertise to the group including specialties in behavioral health, specialty pharma, medical devices, hospitals, skilled nursing and all other healthcare providers.

Donika Schnell and Alan Kohn will lead the team. Schnell will be based in Palm Springs, CA, while Kohn will continue to lead the Chicago team. MB’s Healthcare team will have additional offices in Texas, Kentucky and Tennessee.

“Today we took several steps toward our goal of being the nationwide leader in healthcare banking,” said Ed Milefchik, executive vice president, Commercial Specialty Banking. “Donika and this team of healthcare specialists know the industry inside and out. Whether working with providers or sponsors, they have a history of developing creative solutions for their clients. We couldn’t be happier to have them on the MB team.”

The other members joining MB’s Healthcare Banking team are:

  • Sharmila Solanki – managing director, Healthcare Banking, Dallas
  • Michael Kinnick – managing director, Healthcare Banking, Louisville, KY
  • Ryan Haight – SVP, manager of Underwriting & Portfolio Management, San Diego, CA
  • Raina Yoo – SVP, Underwriting & Portfolio Management, Irvine, CA
  • Bryan Nance – SVP, Underwriting & Portfolio Management, Nashville
  • Kevin Howell – SVP, Underwriting & Portfolio Management, Dallas