SOURCE: Oak Street Funding

Oak Street Funding

August 29, 2011 09:00 ET

Oak Street Funding Finds Top Talent for Chief Operating Officer in Trent

Oak Street Funding Expands Leadership Roles to Meet Increasing Demand

INDIANAPOLIS, IN--(Marketwire - Aug 29, 2011) - Oak Street Funding ( the nation's leading commission-based lender for insurance professionals has added Dennis Trent as Chief Operations Officer to its team. Trent will lead operations at Oak Street and will assist in positioning the company for future growth and business lines. The announcement was made by President and CEO Rick Dennen.

"Adding Dennis to our team brings a depth of knowledge and experience in a variety of key areas that will allow us to meet some new opportunities that exist in our industry," said Rick Dennen. Dennen said the appointment of the new COO is another example of the Company's focus on having the best people leading the business.

Trent brings to Oak Street more than thirty years of executive leadership experience that spans across sales, operations, compliance, quality control, project management, technology, and training. Trent also has significant experience in strategic and tactical planning, production dynamics, process improvement, and cost analysis.

A Loyola graduate, Trent began his new role on Wednesday, August 24. Prior to joining Oak Street Funding, Trent held a variety of management and strategic positions including Vice President, Straight Through Processing at OneAmerica, President at White Hall Business Solutions, and COO of both Ace Holding Company and Oak Street Mortgage as well as Executive Vice President of Operations at Banc One Financial Services.

Adding Trent is just another step Oak Street Funding has recently taken to grow the business. Earlier this year, the Company enhanced insurance lending products and added key executives in other areas of the business.

About Oak Street Funding
The Carmel, Ind.-based Oak Street Funding ( is a family of diversified financial services companies that offers commission-based commercial financing exclusively for insurance professionals and third-party loan servicing for financial institutions. Oak Street utilizes industry knowledge, proprietary technology and passion to deliver top-quality service and capital products to insurance and finance professionals nationwide.

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