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TBK Bank Appoints Todd Ritterbusch as Chief Lending Officer

TBK Bank, SSB, a wholly owned subsidiary of Triumph Bancorp, Inc. (Nasdaq: TBK) recently announced Todd Ritterbusch has been appointed Chief Lending Officer of the Bank. Ritterbusch will report to Aaron P. Graft, Chief Executive Officer of the Company and the Bank. As a member of the Bank’s executive management team, Ritterbusch’s primary responsibilities will be to oversee the management, direction and development of the Bank’s lending lines of business. Scott Petty and the Financial Services Team partnered with TBK on this retained search engagement.

“We welcome Todd to our leadership team,” said Graft. “His experience will be a great benefit to us going forward and we believe that Todd is a great cultural fit for TBK Bank.”

Ritterbusch has more than 17 years of banking experience, most recently serving as Managing Director, Market Executive for the commercial bank for JPMorgan Chase. Prior to that, he held a variety of leadership roles at JPMorgan Chase across its commercial banking and business banking lines of business.

When asking Ritterbusch about his objectives as the chief lending officer, he explains that, “TBK has established an impressive track record of profitable growth in each of its lines of business. I look forward to working with the rest of the leadership team and all of our team members to further accelerate the company’s growth while reinforcing the company’s credit discipline.”

Ritterbusch began his career at IBM Corporation and served as an engagement manager for McKinsey & Company with clients in the United States, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Taiwan and Singapore. Ritterbusch holds a Bachelor of Science in Engineering from Purdue University and a Master of Business Administration from the Kellogg School of Management and a Master of Engineering Management from the McCormick School of Engineering at Northwestern University. He currently serves on the boards of Cook Children’s Healthcare Foundation, Cook Children’s Health Plan and Leadership ISD.


About TBK Bank, SSB
TBK Bank, SSB, is a Texas-state savings bank offering commercial and consumer banking products focused on meeting client needs in Texas, Colorado, Kansas, New Mexico, Iowa and Illinois. The Bank also serves a national client base through its Triumph Commercial Finance division, which offers factoring, equipment lending, asset based lending, and premium finance solutions for independent insurance agents. They offer discount factoring through Advance Business Capital LLC, dba Triumph Business Capital and insurance through Triumph Insurance Group, Inc.


About Chartwell Partners

Chartwell Partners is a national, retained search firm founded in 2005 specializing in executive and board of director leadership recruitment. Partner Scott Petty and his team pride themselves on being one of the best executive search firm recruiting teams in the nation. They are regularly called upon by clients in the Commercial Banking, Community Banking and Real Estate Sectors to recruit C-Suite and other senior executives.