Rainstar Capital Group, a Grand Rapids, MI-based national debt advisory firm, hired Troy Cloutier and Tom Hannaford as managing directors to head up the Louisiana and San Antonio markets, respectively.

“We were pleased to grow our team with the hire of Troy,” Kurt Nederveld, CEO of Rainstar Capital Group, said. “Troy is a former bank president with a strong banking track record in commercial real estate and ABL transactions. He will make a great addition to our team.”

“I am very excited to join the Rainstar Capital Group team,” Cloutier said. “Their capital markets experience along with an impressive commercial lending platform attracted me to the firm.”

“Tom is an experienced and highly accomplished C/I and middle market banker who will do great at serving our clients with our lending platform of 250 registered lenders for commercial real estate, business and equipment financing,” Nederveld said. “Through the years, Tom has demonstrated a keen understanding of his client’s needs and armed now with our platform he will do well.”

“I chose to join Rainstar after being a middle market commercial banker and manager of teams of commercial bankers as Rainstar has an industry leading platform of over 250 lenders that provide unique solutions to business owners looking to grow,” Hannaford said.