FIRST Canada Expands Sales Team

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Ian McMahon and FIRST Insurance Funding of Canada logo

FIRST Insurance Funding of Canada (FIRST Canada), the industry leader in payment solutions, is pleased to announce the appointment of Ian McMahon as Senior Relationship Manager in Ontario.

As the newest addition to the Ontario Sales Team, Ian McMahon will expand on his previous premium financing and sales experience to provide innovative and industry-leading payment solutions for the broker channel. With over three decades of insurance industry expertise, including premium financing, carrier, and financial services experience, Ian’s expertise will be a valued asset to our unique value proposition and broker partner relationships.

"We are thrilled to have Ian join our team," said David Caringi, Chief Sales Officer for FIRST Canada. "His extensive experience in sales leadership, combined with his deep understanding of the Canadian insurance landscape will be invaluable as we continue to expand our market presence and deliver exceptional results for our broker partners."



"I am honoured to join the FIRST Canada team and contribute to the company's ongoing success," said McMahon. "I look forward to working with the talented team and to further strengthen our relationships with broker partners and deliver innovative solutions that meet the evolving needs of our clients."



McMahon's diverse experience spans insurance product knowledge, sales, management, and premium financing, making him a well-rounded and highly effective member of the team. He has held a Registered Insurance Brokers of Ontario (R.I.B.O.) license and has participated in numerous management programs throughout his career.


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 $57 billion in assets and a part of the largest premium finance companies in North America. Follow FIRST Canada on LinkedIn and X. For more about the company, visit


For more information, please contact:

Crystal Macklin
SVP, Marketing and Communications
FIRST Insurance Funding of Canada
647 308 4944