Wintrust Financial Corp. donated between $10K and $25K to Daniel Murphy Scholarship Fund in 2018

Dec 30, 2019
Donations and Philanthropy
Background Information
Wintrust Financial Corp. is a bank holding company, which engages in the provision of banking and financial services. It operates through the following segments: Community Banking, Specialty Finance, and Wealth Management. The Community Banking segment provides community-oriented, personal and commercial banking services to customers located in its market area. The Specialty Finance segment offers financing of insurance premiums for businesses and individuals; accounts receivable financing, value-added, out-sourced administrative services; and other specialty finance businesses. The Wealth Management segment offers wealth management services through Wintrust Investments, CTC, Great Lakes Advisors and CDEC; trust and investment services, tax-deferred like-kind exchange services, asset management, securities brokerage services and 401(k) and retirement plan services. The company was founded by Edward Joseph Wehmer on December 30, 1992 and is headquartered in Rosemont, IL.
THE MISSION OF THE DANIEL MURPHY SCHOLARSHIP FUND IS TO GIVE HIGH SCHOOL SCHOLARSHIP ASSISTANCE AND EDUCATIONAL SUPPORT TO CHICAGO STUDENTS FROM ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED BACKGROUNDS. THE FUND SEEKS TO MAKE A LIFE-ALTERING DIFFERENCE IN THE LIVES OF ITS SCHOLARS BY PROVIDING THEM WITH THE BEST OPPORTUNITY TO SUCCEED IN HIGH SCHOOL AND COLLEGE.