SOURCE: WexTrust Capital, LLC

September 12, 2007 10:55 ET

WexTrust Capital Names Thomas J. Coorsh Chief Financial Officer

CHICAGO, IL--(Marketwire - September 12, 2007) - WexTrust Capital, LLC, a globally diversified private equity and specialty finance company, announced today that it has selected Thomas J. Coorsh as its chief financial officer. Mr. Coorsh possesses nearly over 30 years of diversified financial, operational and administrative experience.

Before joining WexTrust Capital, Mr. Coorsh served as executive vice president and chief financial officer of Hometown America, LLC, a private owner and operator of manufactured housing communities. During his tenure at Hometown America, Mr. Coorsh helped lead the acquisition of Chateau Communities, Inc., a $2.2 billion real estate investment trust (REIT).

Prior to Hometown America, Mr. Coorsh held senior positions with such organizations as Ambassador Apartments, Brauvin Real Estate Funds and The Balcor Company.

"Tom has a wealth of financial, operational and administrative experience needed to help guide our rapidly growing organization," said Steve Byers, chief executive officer of WexTrust Capital. "We are extremely pleased to have him join our talented senior management team."

"WexTrust Capital has a proven track record of protecting its clients' assets and delivering a superior return-on-investment through its diverse portfolio of principal investments," said Thomas Coorsh. "I look forward to working closely with Steve Byers and the rest of the senior management team in supporting the firm's growth while maximizing returns for our investors."

Mr. Coorsh holds an M.B.A. from the University of Chicago, a B.S. from Purdue University and is a Certified Public Accountant.

About WexTrust Capital

WexTrust Capital, LLC is a globally diversified private equity and specialty finance company with a proven track record for protecting its clients' assets and delivering a superior return-on-investment through its diverse portfolio of principal investments. WexTrust Capital specializes in unique investment opportunities ranging from real estate to specialty finance and investment banking. Headquartered in Chicago, the company also maintains offices in New York, Norfolk, Va., Atlanta, Boca Raton, Fla., Nashville, Tenn., Tel Aviv, Israel, and Johannesburg, South Africa. More information can be found at www.wextrust.com.

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