TBK Bank Strengthens Leadership Team with Two Executive Appointments

Thursday, 08. June 2017 23:30

Kenyon Warren appointed Senior Vice President, Head of Retail Banking
Stuart Pattison appointed Executive Vice President, Senior Lending Officer – Western Division

DALLAS, June 08, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- TBK Bank, SSB, a subsidiary of Triumph Bancorp, Inc. (Nasdaq:TBK), today announced the appointments of Kenyon Warren and Stuart Pattison to its executive management team, effective immediately.

Kenyon Warren has been appointed Senior Vice President, Head of Retail Banking. In this role he will oversee the retail banking operations, deposit growth and the customer experience for TBK Bank’s 37 branches located throughout Colorado, Kansas, Illinois, Iowa and Texas.

Warren will report to the bank’s Executive Vice President, Senior Banking Officer John DeDoncker who said, “Kenyon brings a high-level of character, professionalism and attention to both the internal and external customer experience. I am confident that he will play a key role in helping us enhance and grow our community bank product and service offering.” 

Prior to joining TBK Bank, Warren served as Executive Vice President, Regional Retail Sales Executive and Consumer Segment Executive for BBVA Compass in Dallas. He held various roles at BBVA Compass over 7 years including Executive Vice President, Director of Mass Affluent Segment and Senior Vice President, Business Segment Executive/Sales Productivity Executive. Prior to BBVA Compass, Warren’s experience included leadership roles with Chase Bank from 2003 to 2010 and Bank One from 1997 to 2003. Warren received his Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from Kenyon College and his Master of Management, Management & Strategy from Northwestern University – Kellogg School of Management.

Stuart Pattison has been appointed Executive Vice President, Senior Lending Officer – Western Division. In this role, he will lead the lending efforts of TBK Bank’s Western Division, which includes 18 branches located across the front range of Colorado and western Kansas. The division’s current loan portfolio consists of over $400 million in agribusiness, commercial and consumer loans.

Pattison will report to the bank’s Chief Lending Officer Dan Karas who said, “Stuart is a seasoned and versatile leader. He brings a wealth of banking and lending experience, including over 25 years in Colorado, supporting the needs of local communities, clients and customers.”

Pattison comes to TBK Bank from Northstar Bank in Denver, Colorado where he served three years as President and Chief Executive Officer. Prior to that, he served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Commerce Bank from 2009 to 2013 and as President of KeyBank from 2006 to 2009. Earlier in his career, Pattison’s experience included leadership roles with BBVA Compass and US Bank in Denver, and Presidential Savings Bank in Washington, DC. He received his Bachelor of Science in Business Administration/Marketing from Old Dominion University and his Master of Business Administration from Colorado State University. 

“We have assembled a talented leadership team at TBK Bank,” said Aaron P. Graft, Chief Executive Officer of TBK Bank, SSB. “The additions of Kenyon and Stuart to our team will enhance our ability to serve the financial needs of our customers, support our pursuit of strategic growth initiatives and create value for our stakeholders.”


TBK Bank, SSB, a subsidiary of Triumph Bancorp, Inc. (Nasdaq:TBK), is a Texas-state savings bank headquartered in Dallas, Texas. TBK Bank offers consumer and commercial banking products from 18 branches throughout Eastern Iowa and Illinois and 18 branches throughout Colorado and Western Kansas. TBK Bank also offer deposit products through its Dallas branch. TBK Bank’s lending capabilities include commercial and industrial, agribusiness, consumer, commercial real estate, mortgage warehouse lending and other general business lending. TBK Bank also serves a national client base through its commercial finance offering, which includes factoring, equipment lending, asset based lending, commercial insurance and premium finance solutions for independent insurance agents.

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