Triumph Business Capital has hired Erik T. Bahr as executive vice president of sales. He will report to Geoff Brenner, chief executive officer.

Bahr will oversee Triumph Business Capital’s overall sales strategy, leading its national sales organization and collaborating with the company’s marketing department to align and shape Triumph’s go-to-market vision.

“Erik has a strong track record of leading high performing sales teams that have driven significant growth,” said Brenner. “He is a team builder with a strong analytical and technical background, which is balanced by his creativity and energetic approach to sales and marketing. He has consulted with and advised some of the most respected companies in the world. We are thrilled to have him join Triumph.”

Bahr joins Triumph after serving as Texas regional president of Compass Real Estate, an agent-centric real estate technology company. Prior to Compass, he spent a decade respectively at Yahoo ( and Facebook, leading and growing business-to-business and business-to-consumer sales organizations for each.