FIRST Canada expands sales team to support growth in Manitoba and Northern Ontario

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FIRST Canada expands sales team to support growth in Northern Ontario and Manitoba

FIRST Insurance Funding of Canada (FIRST Canada), the industry leader in payment solutions, is pleased to introduce Nick Howes as the dedicated relationship manager for Manitoba and Northern Ontario.

FIRST Canada is expanding its sales team with the addition of a dedicated resource in Manitoba and Northern Ontario to help brokers grow their businesses with FIRST Canada’s innovative payment options. Nick joins FIRST Canada with more than seven years of sales and management experience. His passion for business development and proven ability to build strong business relationships make Nick a welcomed addition to the FIRST Canada team and a valuable resource for the brokers in this region.




“I’m pleased to join the FIRST Canada team and am looking forward to meeting the broker partners in my region,” said Nick Howes. “I appreciate the opportunity to assist brokerages with their business growth goals and add value to their client relationships.”




David Caringi

Nick will be supported by a dedicated FIRST Canada Service and Support team. They will continue to provide their expertise of and excellent service to this region, alongside Nick and senior vice president of national sales David Caringi.

“It is our pleasure to support the Manitoba and Northern Ontario region by expanding our sales team to include a dedicated resource for this region,” stated David Caringi. “Nick is a valuable addition to our growing team and we are looking forward to introducing him to our broker partners in this region.”

FIRST Canada is pleased to announce the expansion of the sales team with the addition of this knowledgeable team member and to further its investment and commitment to the region. The entire team is looking forward to continuing to help profitably grow businesses.



About FIRST Insurance Funding of Canada

FIRST Insurance Funding of Canada (FIRST Canada) provides the Canadian Insurance Market with comprehensive payment solutions. Brokers, MGAs, and carriers can partner with FIRST Canada and expand their offering to provide more value, choice, and convenience for all their clients. The combined strength of FIRST Canada’s dedicated team, evolved offering, and innovative platform positions its partners to meet the demanding future of the Canadian Insurance landscape armed with market-leading solutions for success. FIRST Canada is part of Wintrust (Nasdaq: WTFC) a financial services company with more than $33 billion in assets and a part of the largest premium finance companies in North America. Follow FIRST Canada on LinkedIn and Twitter. For more about the company, visit


For more information, please contact:

David Caringi, SVP National Sales
FIRST Insurance Funding of Canada
416 859 2522