First Vice President, Crestmark Healthcare Financial Services

Ray Zilke
First Vice President, Crestmark Healthcare Financial Services

Ray is first vice president, division manager for Crestmark’s Healthcare Financial Services division. Based in Tennessee, he reports to Steven Tomasello, Crestmark executive vice president.

Ray joined Crestmark in November 2005 as an account executive for the Midwest region at Crestmark’s Troy offices. In 2010, he was relocated to Tennessee, where his contributions played an integral role in reorganizing the Transportation Services division. In 2012, Ray was promoted to first vice president, underwriting and portfolio management for the Transportation Services division. Under his leadership, write-offs were reduced, and portfolio performance improved to top tier.  In 2019, Ray helped launch the new Healthcare Financial Services division, offering medical accounts receivable financing to businesses in the healthcare industry.

Ray’s previous work experience includes GMAC Commercial Finance, where he served as vice president, asset-based loan officer and special assets loan officer. Earlier in his career, he served NBD Bank as assistant vice president, field exam team leader, as well as loan officer.

Ray earned a bachelor’s degree in accounting from Western Michigan University, and a master’s degree in business from Eastern Michigan University.

You can contact Ray at 734.673.6461 or rzilke@crestmark.com.