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PEABODY, Mass. – First Insurance Funding and eServices announced today co-sponsorship of the 2016 Risk Management Summit that will take place at the Cosmopolitan, Las Vegas from October 2nd– 6th. eServices, a specialized platform focused on providing turn-key risk management, claims, marketing and technology solutions through its various entities and First Insurance Funding, a leading independent premium finance company, will bring together their networks to further enrich the 2016 Summit.

“First Insurance Funding has been a long standing strategic partner and great participant in the Summit,” said Richard Metivier, President of eMarketing Strategies. “The Summit is now open to all members of the First Insurance Funding network that are interested in participating in the unique educational experience through the sessions and networking opportunities.”

Tim Parenti, VP of Sales for First Insurance Funding, will lead a General Session focused Dynamics of Service and Excellence. Mr. Parenti has over 17 years of experience in delivering world premier training and in this session will provide attendees with techniques to improve overall performance, productivity and profitability.

“We are honored to be a part of the Risk Management Summit and are always excited to help our partners learn about new ways to grow their business,” said Mark Steenberg, CEO of FIRST Insurance Funding. “From the educational sessions to the expo, the Summit provides attendees with ideas, perspectives and concepts to improve their everyday business practices.”

This year’s theme, “The Framework for Success,” will focus on providing the resources for business growth and diversification. The Summit will feature over 45 Breakout and General Sessions, over 120 thought leaders and a comprehensive trade show with over 75 exhibitors from a wide spectrum of industries. Randi Zuckerberg and Robert Herjavec are the Keynote Speakers this year.

About eServices Companies

eServices Companies is a specialized platform focused on providing turn-key risk management, claims, marketing and technology solutions through its various entities. eServices is comprised of spin-off companies  developed under Energi, Inc. These companies includes eClaims Management, eRisk Solutions, eMarketing Strategies and eTech Services. eServices was developed to make services, unique to Energi, available to a wider audience and to deliver small and middle market companies with mechanisms to manage exposures, drive down losses and reduce expenses. To learn more about eServices and its platform solutions, visit

About FIRST Insurance Funding

FIRST Insurance Funding Corp., a leading financial services provider to the insurance industry, offers complete financial solutions to insurance agents.  FIRST provides premium finance services to the Commercial P&C marketplace, Life Insurance Financing for high net worth individuals, customized billing solutions and custom agency lending programs.  Backed by unmatched technology, flexibility and service, FIRST products afford agents the ability to grow and increase their profitability.

FIRST Insurance Funding Corp. is a subsidiary of Wintrust Financial Corporation (Wintrust) (NASDAQ: WTFC), a financial services holding company based in Lake Forest, Illinois, with $23 billion in assets. Wintrust engages in the business of providing traditional community banking services, wealth management services, commercial insurance premium financing, mortgage origination, short-term accounts receivable financing, and certain administrative services, such as data processing of payrolls, billing and treasury management services. Wintrust provides community-oriented, personal and commercial banking services to customers located in the greater Chicago, Illinois and southern Wisconsin metropolitan areas through its 15 wholly owned banking subsidiaries and more than 150 locations.

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