SFBW’s Up & Comer Awards honors young professionals who have achieved excellence in their careers, shown a commitment to their community and demonstrated leadership. To learn more about this year’s event, taking place Oct. 14, click here.
A native of Chicago, Pische joined First American Bank in 2005 and currently specializes in working capital solutions for middle-market companies and is a member of the Bank’s Loan Committee. In 2016, he relocated to Miami in order to assist with the bank’s market expansion by managing the growing Trade Finance product line and the South Florida lending team. An expert in the EXIM Bank and Small Business Administration Trade Finance programs, Pische and his team received the SBA’s 2017 Export Lender of the Year Award and the 2018 President’s “E” Award for Export Service. In 2019, Pische was appointed to the Department of Commerce Trade Finance Advisory Council, where he works to improve access to trade finance lending and treasury services for small and mid-sized businesses.
Favorite quote: “You have power over your mind – not outside events. Realize this, and you will find strength.” — Marcus Aurelius