CHARTWELL NEWS
  • American Bank Chief Credit Officer Completion Announcement

    Chartwell Partners’ Financial services team was retained by American Bank to recruit for a new Chief Credit Officer and is excited to announce that David Doherty recently joined the American Bank team.

    Mr. Doherty served as Credit Officer at Bank One, a multibank holding company, and most recently, as Executive Credit Officer at IberiaBank, the largest bank in Louisiana with headquarters in Lafayette, Louisiana.

    American Bank is a $1.3 billion, privately-held community bank headquartered in Corpus Christi, Texas and with executive offices also in Austin, Texas. Since their inception in 1970, American Bank has guided individuals into early retirement, provided financial solutions for generations of families and helped business owners and companies prosper and succeed. Today, American Bank employs over 300 team members and operates 16 locations throughout the Corpus Christi and Coastal Bend areas as well as the Austin and Victoria markets. The bank has recently implemented a comprehensive strategic plan to grow the bank in Texas as they seek to move into new markets and operate as a Texas regional bank.

    “David was a clear fit for American Bank and we are excited to follow American Bank’s future with their new Chief Credit Officer in place,” said Scott Petty, Managing Partner of the firm’s Financial Services Practice.

    Chartwell Partners is a national, retained boutique search firm specializing in executive leadership recruitment. Chartwell Partners was founded in 2005 and is comprised of expert teams to serve a range of industries from its principal offices in Dallas and Chicago. Chartwell’s Financial Services Team leads executive search engagements for Financial Institutions with $500M to $100B+ in assets, such as Regional Banks, Commercial and Community Banks, Private Banking, and Wealth Management Firms. Industry knowledge and network access drive the Financial Services team’s process to recruit senior executives for culture compatibility and leadership longevity. Learn more about Chartwell Partners: www.chartwellpartners.com

  • David Huntley joins Texas Capital Bancshares Board of Directors

    Texas Capital Bancshares, the parent company for Texas Capital Bank Inc. (NASDAQ:TCBI,) engaged Chartwell Partners’ Financial Services Team to recruit a new Director for its Board. Chartwell Partners announces that David Huntley, Senior Executive Vice President and Chief Compliance Officer of AT&T, has been elected. Since 1994, David has held positions of increasing responsibility with AT&T in external affairs, wireless operations, mergers and acquisitions, and data operations. He has served as Senior Executive Vice President and Chief Compliance Officer of AT&T since December 2014 where David has been responsible for developing policies for customer and employee information privacy and compliance verification with the legal and regulatory requirements of every country and jurisdiction in which AT&T operates. AT&T’s internal compliance requirements also fall under his purview. David has had several, remarkable appointments during his tenure with AT&T, including SVP and Assistant General Counsel in 2012, SVP, General Counsel, and Secretary of Advertising Solutions and AT&T Interactive in 2010, SVP of AT&T’s Mobility Customer Service Centers in 2009, SVP of eCommerce and Sales Centers in 2008, and SVP of Customer Information Services in 2005. “David brings a wealth of business, legal and regulatory compliance expertise the board was looking for in this Director selection,” remarked Scott Petty, Managing Partner of Chartwell’s financial services practice. Chartwell Partners is a national, retained boutique search firm specializing in executive leadership recruitment. Chartwell Partners was founded in 2005, and is comprised of expert teams to serve a range of industries from its principal offices in Dallas and Chicago. Chartwell’s Financial Services Team leads executive search engagements for Financial Institutions with $500M to $100B+ in assets, such as Regional Banks, Commercial and Community Banks, Private Banking, and Wealth Management Firms. Industry knowledge and network access drive the Financial Services team’s process to recruit senior executives for culture compatibility and leadership longevity. Chartwell’s Financial Services team completed 32 executive recruitments in 2017. Learn more about Chartwell Partners: www.chartwellpartners.com

  • CHRIS FINCK APPOINTED SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT & CHIEF CUSTOMER OFFICER OF TREEHOUSE FOODS.

    Chartwell is pleased to announced that Chris Finck has joined TreeHouse Foods (NYSE:THS) as Senior Vice President and Chief Customer Officer. Mr. Finck arrived at TreeHouse from Grupo Bimbo, where he was Senior Vice President, Sales Operations, and before that, Senior Vice President of National Sales. Prior to its acquisition by Bimbo, Chris served as Senior Vice President of Sales for the U.S. Bakery Division of Sara Lee. Prior to that, Mr. Finck spent 20 years with PepsiCo in a variety of sales, strategy, and customer development roles of increasing responsibility. Most recently at Pepsi, Mr. Finck served as Vice President of Sales for its Quaker Tropicana Gatorade division. Mr. Finck holds a Bachelors in Marketing from Towson University in Baltimore, as well as an MBA from Loyola College. TreeHouse Foods, Inc., with revenues of approximately $6 billion, is a manufacturer of packaged foods and beverages with more than 50 manufacturing facilities across the United States, Canada and Italy that focuses primarily on private label products for both retail grocery and food away from home customers. The company manufactures shelf stable, refrigerated, frozen and fresh products, including beverages and beverage enhancers (single serve beverages, coffees, teas, creamers, powdered beverages and smoothies); meals (cereal, pasta, macaroni and cheese and side dishes); retail bakery (refrigerated and frozen dough, cookies and crackers); condiments (pourable and spoonable dressing, dips, pickles, soups and sauces) and healthy snacks (nuts, trail mix, bars, dried fruits and vegetables). TreeHouse has a comprehensive offering of packaging formats and flavor profiles, and it also offers natural, organic and preservative free ingredients in many categories. Its strategy is to be the leading supplier of private label food and beverage products by providing the best balance of quality and cost to its customers.

  • RICK JOCHUMS APPOINTED VICE PRESIDENT, MANUFACTURING FOR TREEHOUSE FOODS.

    Chartwell is pleased to announced that Rick Jochums has joined TreeHouse Foods (NYSE:THS) as Vice President of Manufacturing. Mr. Jochums joins TreeHouse from Ferrara Candy Company, where he was also Vice President of Manufacturing. Prior to that, Rick served as Vice President, Manufacturing for private label manufacturer Clement & Pappas, part of Lassonde Industries. Following five years as an officer in the United States Air Force, Mr. Jochums spent the first 10 years of his career in a variety of manufacturing and supply chain roles with Campbell Soup and Pepsi Bottling Group. Mr. Jochums holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering from the U.S. Air Force Academy, as well as a Master’s Degree in Systems Management from the University of Southern California. TreeHouse Foods, Inc., with revenues of approximately $6 billion, is a manufacturer of packaged foods and beverages with more than 50 manufacturing facilities across the United States, Canada and Italy that focuses primarily on private label products for both retail grocery and food away from home customers. The company manufactures shelf stable, refrigerated, frozen and fresh products, including beverages and beverage enhancers (single serve beverages, coffees, teas, creamers, powdered beverages and smoothies); meals (cereal, pasta, macaroni and cheese and side dishes); retail bakery (refrigerated and frozen dough, cookies and crackers); condiments (pourable and spoonable dressing, dips, pickles, soups and sauces) and healthy snacks (nuts, trail mix, bars, dried fruits and vegetables). TreeHouse has a comprehensive offering of packaging formats and flavor profiles, and it also offers natural, organic and preservative free ingredients in many categories. Its strategy is to be the leading supplier of private label food and beverage products by providing the best balance of quality and cost to its customers.

  • MAURICE “MOE” ALKEMADE JOINS TREEHOUSE FOODS AS SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT & CHIEF STRATEGY OFFICER

    TreeHouse Foods (NYSE:THS) announced today that Maurice (“Moe”) Alkemade will join the Company as Senior Vice President and Chief Strategy Officer and will report to Sam K. Reed, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Alkemade joins TreeHouse from Walgreens where he was most recently Group Vice President/General Manager – Convenience and had responsibility for the household, consumables and general merchandise categories. Prior to that, he was Group Vice President of Retail Brands and Global Sourcing, where he was responsible for creating and leading a team responsible for Walgreens’ $5+ billion private brands business. Prior to that, Mr. Alkemade spent fifteen years with Kraft in a variety of sales and marketing roles of increasing responsibility, including customer relationship management, Asia Pacific and Canada. Mr. Alkemade holds a Bachelors in Business Management in finance and economics from Ryerson University in Toronto, Canada. “I’m delighted to welcome Moe to the TreeHouse family in a key senior strategy and integration role,” stated Mr. Reed. “Moe brings substantial customer insight and perspective regarding private label that will prove invaluable to TreeHouse. He will also work in close concert with our Chief Information Officer who has been co-leading the Private Brands integration since the beginning, to ensure that we continue to drive the successful combination of the Private Brands business.” TreeHouse Foods, Inc., with revenues of approximately $6 billion, is a manufacturer of packaged foods and beverages with more than 50 manufacturing facilities across the United States, Canada and Italy that focuses primarily on private label products for both retail grocery and food away from home customers. The company manufactures shelf stable, refrigerated, frozen and fresh products, including beverages and beverage enhancers (single serve beverages, coffees, teas, creamers, powdered beverages and smoothies); meals (cereal, pasta, macaroni and cheese and side dishes); retail bakery (refrigerated and frozen dough, cookies and crackers); condiments (pourable and spoonable dressing, dips, pickles, soups and sauces) and healthy snacks (nuts, trail mix, bars, dried fruits and vegetables). TreeHouse has a comprehensive offering of packaging formats and flavor profiles, and it also offers natural, organic and preservative free ingredients in many categories. Its strategy is to be the leading supplier of private label food and beverage products by providing the best balance of quality and cost to its customers.