Provide brings extensive healthcare lending expertise and an unmatched network of industry partners to veterinarians across the country.
To oversee this expansion, Provide has hired two of the most experienced and respected executives in the veterinary industry: Cary Cregowho joins Provide as Director of Credit, and Bert Hockenberrywho will take on the role of national sales manager.
Crego joins Provide from Bank of America Practice Solutions where he led the Veterinary Credit team. With over 15 years of experience building innovative credit policies that focus on provider-first loan structures, Crego is the ideal credit leader for Provide’s expansion. In his role as Director of Credit, he will be responsible for developing world-class veterinary credit products and building a team to support these efforts.
“I quickly realized that Provide’s unique, customer-centric approach was key to success in the dental lending space and I’m excited to bring him into the veterinary industry. Aside from its products, Provide’s strength lies in its great team, and I’m excited start with the group, “said Crego.
Hockenberry joins Provide as the top producer for Bank of America Practice Solutions with over 12 years of veterinary practice lending experience. He brings extensive knowledge of veterinary practice ownership and a robust network of industrial partners. As the national sales manager, he will be responsible for building an experienced, high-performing sales team; Procurement and monitoring of key national partnerships; and leading Provide’s veterinary market expansion strategy.
“I look forward to building on the strong foundation that Provide has already built,” said Hockenberry. “Working with Cary and the rest of the Provide team, I am confident that with this expansion into the veterinary market, we will quickly add even more value to healthcare lending.”
Founded in 2013, Provide is a leader in healthcare lending and one of the fastest growing fintech companies in the United States. Provide financially enables healthcare providers to realize their dreams of practice ownership through an optimized online financial experience and personalized customer service. Provide’s integrated suite of financial products makes it easy to open, operate and expand a healthcare practice, giving providers back their time and energy to focus on what matters most: their patients. In August 2021, Provide became a wholly owned subsidiary of Fifth Third Bank. Learn more at getprovide.com and join the discussion on Facebook, LinkedIn and Instagram.