Board of Directors
Our Board of Directors are respected local business leaders with a real stake in growing the bank you and our entire community needs. Our Directors are continually committed to this cause – most serving on our board since we opened in 2006. What does this all mean to you? It means Directors that take an active, concerned role in making Triumph Bank better. It means stronger support that’s always in your best interest. And, it means leadership that keeps customers happy and our bank financially solid.
Hilliard Crews – Chairman
Founding Board Member
Hilliard Crews is the Chairman of the Board of Triumph Bancshares, Inc. and Triumph Bank. He is the Founder, CEO, and sole stockholder of Shelby Group International, a manufacturer and distributor of industrial gloves, safety glasses and related products worldwide. He also serves on the boards of Cedar Technologies and
University of Memphis.
John A. Bobango
John A. Bobango is Chief Manager of the Memphis based law firm, Farris Bobango, PLC, which has offices in Memphis and Nashville, Tennessee. John’s practice concentrates in the areas of mergers and acquisitions, financing, securities, private equity, and venture capital. He was selected the 2015 Memphis Mergers & Acquisitions “Lawyer of the Year” by Best Lawyers of America, named among the Best Lawyers of America in the field of Corporate Law and Mergers & Acquisitions Law, the Super Lawyers of the Mid-South, the Top 100 Lawyers in Tennessee and the Top 50 Lawyers in Memphis.
John has been very involved in his fraternity, Pi Kappa Alpha International Fraternity, currently serving as International President. John is a former member of the Board of Directors of the University of Memphis School of Law Alumni Board (President), Memphis Bar Association, Economic Club of Memphis, Neighborhood Housing Opportunities, State of Tennessee Enterprise Zone Board, Riverfront Development Corporation, and Make-A-Wish Foundation. He obtained his Bachelor of Arts degree from Arkansas State University, his Juris Doctor degree from the Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law at the University of Memphis and his Master of Law in Taxation from the University of Florida School of Law. John is married to Lisa who is also an attorney and they have a son, Allen, and daughter, Mary Lauren.
William J. Chase, Jr. – President & Chief Executive Officer
Founding Board Member
Will Chase is the President, Chief Executive Officer and Founding Board Member of Triumph Bank. He brings with him 37 years of commercial and retail banking experience in the Greater Memphis area. Will’s focus on building relationships within the community is evident through his many contributions in the business, civic and education arenas. He is a member of the American Bankers Association’s Community Bankers Council and a past Board member of the Tennessee Bankers Association. Will is a member of the Economic Club of Memphis and a Board member and former President of Chickasaw Country Club. He also serves at Concord Academy, a school for special needs students, where he is a past Board member and Chairman of the Board of Trustees.
Will and his wife of 31 years, Mary Ellen, have a son, John, and daughter, Mary Catherine. They attend Independent Presbyterian Church where Will serves as an Elder.
Jason Crews is founder and President of Crews Realty. A graduate of the University of Memphis School of Business, his focus is on real estate development in his hometown of Memphis and its metropolitan areas. Jason is a former member of the Collierville Chamber Board. He continues as an active board member of MCR Safety, and is a member of MAAR and Memphis Homebuilders.
Mark J. Halperin – Founding Board Member
Mark is the Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of Boyle Investment Company. Having served at Boyle since 1973, Mark oversees the leasing and management in excess of two million square feet of full-service “Class A” office space throughout the Greater Memphis area. He is the Past President of the Memphis Builders Owners and Managers Association and past chairman of the Memphis Area Chamber of Commerce Developers Council.
Mr. Halperin is active in serving the Memphis community. He was appointed by the city and county mayors to serve on the Economic Development Growth Engine (EDGE) for Memphis and Shelby County. He serves on the Executive Committee for the Memphis Jewish Home. He is also Past President of Temple Israel of Memphis, on the Board of Trustee and Executive Committee of the Union of Reform Judaism, and is a member of the Board of Trustees of Memphis University School.
Mark is a founding member of the Triumph Board of Directors and serves on the Executive, Loan and Property Committees.
J. Kenneth (Chip) Marston, Jr.
Chip is the Founder and CEO of The Marston Group, PLC, an advisory and CPA firm based in Memphis, where he concentrates on advisory, tax and transaction-related financial reporting matters. He also serves as an advisor to several companies, families, trusts and foundations. Chip is a Trustee of the Dixon Gallery and Gardens and of the Dixon Gallery and Gardens Endowment Board. Past board and community leadership includes the Boys and Girls Clubs of Greater Memphis, NEXUS – Mentor, Class of 2011, as well as service on many other professional, charitable and civic boards.
Rick Masson – Founding Board Member
Rick Masson is a Project Consultant. He previously served as the Executive Director of Shelby Farms Park Conservancy, as Chief Administrative Officer and Finance Director for the City of Memphis, and serves as Utility Board Chairman for MLGW.
Michael J. McCarver – Executive Vice President & COO
Founding Board Member
Michael J. McCarver is Executive Vice President and COO of Triumph Bank. He has over 36 years in financial services with a primary focus on starting and managing bank operations. In addition to earning his MBA, Mike is a graduate of the BIA School of Banking in Bank Operations and Administration. His experience and management expertise have been instrumental to Triumph’s success since
Larry W. Papasan – Founding Board Member
Larry W. Papasan is the Retired President of MLGW and Smith & Nephew Orthopaedics. He is currently Chairman of
Richard L. Powell – Founding Board Member
Richard L. Powell is a principal of Harris Madden & Powell, Inc., an independent insurance agency. He has been in the insurance business for over 26 years and is active in various insurance industry and related business trade groups and councils.
Mitchell Spurlock – Founding Board Member
Mitchell is the Chairman and Founder of Power Transport and Power Freight, Chairman and Founder of Aqua Chempac and President of Magnolia Paper. Mitchell serves on many Boards of Directors such as Crews Venture Lab, Liberty Bowl, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, and Diversified Maintenance Systems of Tampa where he is also a Partner. Mitchell is also a Trustee on the Board of Visitors at University of Memphis.
He and his wife, Janet, and daughter, Lauren Winchell, attend Harvest Christian Church. Mitchell’s hobbies include golf and scuba diving.
Retired Board Members
B. Lane Carrick – Founding Board Member and Shareholder Emeritus
Doug Collins – Founding Board Member and Shareholder Emeritus
Doug Collins is the Founder, President and CEO of Coldwell Banker Collins-Maury and Sovereign Homes, LLC. He has served as President of the Memphis Area Association of REALTORS, The Tennessee Association of REALTORS and The Memphis Area Home Builders Association.
Stephen T. Dunavant – Founding Board Member and Shareholder Emeritus
Dr. Joseph Mirabile – Board Member and Shareholder Emeritus
Dr. Joseph Mirabile is President of Mirabile Investment Corporation, a diversified real estate and restaurant development/operating company with extensive holdings in four states. He operates 50 Mid South restaurants, has developed numerous commercial properties, and served on the faculties at three major universities.
David C. Perdue – Founding Board Member and Shareholder Emeritus
David C. Perdue is Chairman and CEO of Asentinel LLC, a software company that is a pioneer in the Telecom Expense Management (TEM) industry. He was founder of several telecom companies, including Telecommunications Systems of America, Inc. (TSA), a major regional interconnect company that engineered and installed the complete multi-million dollar communication system for Phillips Petroleum’s North Sea oil drilling operation, as well as ATS Telephone & Data Systems, Inc. and ATS Financial Services, Inc., both of which were sold in 1998 to what is now Avaya, one of the world’s largest telecommunications suppliers.
Mr. Perdue was a founding member of the Triumph Board of Directors. He served on the Marketing, Investment and Personnel Committees. He and his wife, Susan, attend Bellevue Baptist Church and love to travel.
King Rogers – Founding Board Member and Shareholder Emeritus
King is currently Of Counsel with Glankler Brown, PLLC, with a concentration in the areas of commercial transactions and banking and has extensive experience in real estate development. He earned his BS in Business Administration from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville in 1969, and earned his JD degree in 1972 from Emory University in Atlanta. He is a member of the American Bar Association, the Tennessee Bar Association, and the Memphis Bar Association. He has been on the Triumph Board of Directors since its inception in 2006.
King is an original member of the Triumph Board of Directors and serves on the Investment and Personnel Committees.
King and his wife, Judy, have two children, Katherine and King (wife Camille), and two grandchildren.
Thomas Stovall, MD – Founding Board Member and Shareholder Emeritus
Thomas Stovall, MD, MBA is a founding partner of Women’s Health Specialist, PLLC in Germantown. Dr. Stovall is listed as one of Good Housekeeping magazine’s 400 Best Doctors for Women, and was named as one of Memphis’ top doctors by Memphis Magazine. He has also been named as one of the “Top Physicians” in Obstetrics and Gynecology by Consumers’ Research Council of America and was selected by his peers in Best Doctors in America for the last
Dr. Stovall has served on the Triumph Board of Directors since 2006 and serves on the Triumph Investment, Audit and Budget Committees.
Dr. Stovall and his wife, Donna, have three sons, Elliott, Chris and Nick. He and his family attend Harvest Church. Dr. Stovall is President of the Board of the Warrior Center, a faith-based drug alcohol treatment facility and serves on the Board of Point of Impact and Global
Burnetta Williams – Founding Board Member and Shareholder Emeritus