Milwaukee - Wisconsin
Bruce Sprenger is Group President, Midwest & Canada regions, for MB Business Capital, responsible for developing and managing new markets, national marketing activities of the group and advising on customer cross border opportunities. His experience spans 40 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 build and manage LaSalle's 17 state central US region. He later launched LaSalle's European cross border product and global ABL connectivity in concert with ABN AMRO. Also responsible for all North American non-credit product cross-sell initiatives, Sprenger 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, prior to the sale of Firstar to US Bank.
Sprenger is a past Chairman of the Commercial Finance Association (CFA) Cir. 2013; and is a permanent member of the organization’s Executive Committee. CFA is the global trade association for asset based, secured commercial financing and factoring. Sprenger has provided training and representations on asset-based financing principals in China, Columbia, Europe and Mexico on behalf of CFA and the International Finance division of the World Bank.
He holds a B.S. in Finance from Valparaiso University and completed the Wharton School Institute Executive Program. He continued his education as an Executive Scholar in sales and marketing at Northwestern University’s J. L. Kellogg Graduate School of Management.