Daily News: May 7, 2019

Ritterbusch Joins TBK Bank as Chief Lending Officer

Todd Ritterbusch has been appointed chief lending officer for TBK Bank, a subsidiary of Triumph Bankcorp.

Ritterbusch will report to Aaron P. Graft, chief executive officer of the company and the bank. Ritterbusch’s primary responsibilities will be to oversee the management, direction and development of the bank’s lending lines of business.

“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, 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.

Ritterbusch began his career at IBM and served as an engagement manager for McKinsey & Company with clients in the U.S, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Taiwan and Singapore.

“Beyond my excitement about Todd joining us,” said Graft, “I am excited to give Dan Karas the opportunity to return his focus to the growth of our commercial finance lines of business, where he has more than 30 years of experience.”

Karas, who previously served as the bank’s chief lending officer, will remain on as executive vice president of Lending.