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Underserved Energy Sector Turns to Oak Street Funding

Underserved Energy Sector Turns to Oak Street Funding Oak Street Funding Expands Their Unique Lending Approach to Energy Brokers, ESCOs and IECs May 12, 2021 (Indianapolis, Ind.) – Oak Street Funding® (www.oakstreetfunding.com), a First Financial Bank company, has expanded its lending offerings to the Energy Industry by addressing the underserved…

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Oak Street Funding® Backs Recent Cresset Acquisition

Media Contact: Iliana Williams, 347-572-4915 Iliana.williams@oakstreetfunding.com September 22, 2020 (Indianapolis, Ind.) – Oak Street Funding® (https://www.oakstreetfunding.com), a First Financial Bank (FFB) company that provides customized commercial financing for financial service businesses, including Investment Advisors, Insurance Businesses and Certified Public Accountants, has recently funded another large deal by partnering with Cresset…

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Employees Giving Back to Community Enhances Oak Street Funding

April 4, 2018 (Indianapolis, Ind.) – From its inception in 2003, Oak Street Funding (visit the page at www.oakstreetfunding.com), a First Financial Bank company, has experienced significant annual growth by exceeding client expectations. This is due, in part, to Oak Street’s commitment to providing an empowering and enjoyable work environment for…

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Oak Street Funding® Well Capitalized to Fund More Large Deals During Continued Market Disruption

May 26, 2020  |  Yahoo Finance

Williams Joins Oak Street Funding as CMO

October 3, 2019 (Indianapolis, Ind.) – Oak Street Funding®, a First Financial Bank company, has hired Iliana Williams as Chief Marketing Officer. Williams was selected after an extensive search process and will replace Sharon Robbins who is retiring from the role at the beginning of October after over three years…

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Oak Street Funding’s Dennen Presents at RIA Industry Event

Rick Dennen, President and CEO of Oak Street Funding® (www.oakstreetfunding.com), a First Financial Bank company, recently participated in a panel discussion at The Deals and Deal Makers Summit hosted by Echelon Partners in Newport Beach, CA.  “A High Powered Tour of the Financing Options Available to Wealth Managers” explored a host…

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Oak Street Funding® Brings 9/11 Military Heroes to US Senior Open

July 17, 2019 (Indianapolis, IN) –Oak Street Funding® (www.oakstreetfunding.com), a First Financial Bank company, recently hosted a community event honoring military heroes and First Responders to the 9/11 attacks. Oak Street Funding partnered with American Freedom Distillery to bring “Whiskey and War Stories” to South Bend, Indiana.  The event took…

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Oak Street Funding® Named Top Three “Best Places to Work”

Oak Street Funding Honored for Seven Consecutive Years May 14, 2019 (Indianapolis, Ind.) – Oak Street Funding® (www.oakstreetfunding.com), a First Financial Bank company, was once again named one of the Best Place to Work in Indiana in the medium-size company category by the Indiana Chamber of Commerce for 2019 and…

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Oak Street Funding­® Participates in Indy Honor Flight

May 2, 2019 (Indianapolis, Ind.) – Oak Street Funding (www.oakstreetfunding.com), a First Financial Bank company, encourages employee participation in charitable events and activities as part of its company culture. Most recently, Oak Street employees have participated in three Indy Honor Flights which consist of one-day trips transporting WWII, Korea and…

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Brad Kronland Promoted at Oak Street Funding

March 12, 2018 (Indianapolis, Ind.) – Brad Kronland has been promoted to Director of Insurance Lending at Oak Street Funding®, a First Financial Bank company. Kronland has worked in the banking and the financial services industries since 1995 and has been with Oak Street since 2014 focusing exclusively on the…

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Oak Street Funding Partners with Smart Choice

March 28, 2018 (Indianapolis, Ind.) – Oak Street Funding® (www.oakstreetfunding.com), a First Financial Bank company, is pleased to announce the creation of a strategic partnership with Smart Choice®, an insurance network of over 6,300 independent agencies and more than 80 carriers. Oak Street Funding serves as a specialty lender to…

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