Milwaukee - Wisconsin
Group President, Midwest Region, MB Business Capital
Bruce Sprenger is group president, Midwest region, for MB Business Capital, responsible for developing new markets, marketing activities of the ABL group and advising on customer cross border opportunities. His experience spans 35 years and virtually all aspects of commercial finance.
From 2008 until the merger with MB in 2014, Sprenger was group senior vice president, region manager for Cole Taylor Business Capital. Prior to that, Sprenger was with LaSalle Business Credit, where he opened a de novo regional office and several satellite offices and went on to manage LaSalle's central US region. He later launched LaSalle's European cross border product and global ABL connectivity with ABN AMRO. He was also responsible for all North American non-credit product cross-sell initiatives and managed the unit’s marketing, sales, communication and branding activities. Prior to his tenure at LaSalle, Sprenger served as President of Firstar Financial Services, the asset-based group for Firstar Corporation.
Sprenger is a past Chairman of the Commercial Finance Association (CFA) and is a permanent member of the organization’s Executive committee. CFA is the international trade association for asset based and commercial financing and factoring. Sprenger has provided training on asset-based financing principals both in China and Mexico on behalf of CFA and the World Bank.
He holds a B.S. in Finance from Valparaiso University and completed the Wharton School Institute Executive Program. He has continued his education in marketing at Northwestern University’s J. L. Kellogg Graduate School of Management.