David Onion is CEO of Chicago Capital Holdings. He has recently collaborated with Mitch Kasper, founder of two successful agricultural land investment funds, to create a bridge loan product for distressed farmland. Onion has over 38 years of lending and investing experience. He began his career as an agricultural lender at The First National Bank of Chicago and then Security Pacific Bank (now Bank of America). Onion co-founded a family investment office in 1990 and has led the acquisition of several manufacturing businesses, including agricultural equipment, as well as two secured lending businesses. He is fourth generation of a farming family located in central Illinois. He holds a degree in Agricultural Economics from Western Illinois University and completed post-graduate MBA studies at The University of St. Thomas.