After graduating from Ohio State University with a BBA in Finance and then earning his MBA from John Carroll University, Craig built his career in corporate and commercial banking. He gained extensive experience in credit underwriting, risk management and loan workout, both at small community banks and large regional banks.
At Advance Partners, Craig has recently moved into the position of Director of Sales, bringing with him to the role an extensive background and knowledge of credit and risk management. Previously, Craig worked in tandem with Sales when he oversaw credit and underwriting functions and also supported clients with risk management, acquisitions and business valuation. For the past seven years he has worked in various leadership capacities and is a natural fit for his new sales leadership role. “We’re all part of a team working toward a common goal. It’s motivating to know that your contribution is not only necessary but truly matters. That's what makes Advance great and sets us apart.”
In 2017, Craig was awarded the Commercial Finance Association’s 40 Under 40 Award, which recognizes the high achievers and rising stars in the commercial finance industry. Craig is also very committed to The First Tee of Cleveland, a youth development program that teaches core values and life skills through the game of golf. He is a Volunteer Coach and serves on the Board of Directors.
Outside of Advance Partners and The First Tee, Craig enjoys spending time with his family, vacationing with his wife, golfing (of course!) and snowboarding.