Executive Management (Bank)
William J. Chase, Jr. – President & Chief Executive Officer
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 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.
Michael J. McCarver – Executive Vice President & Chief Operating Officer
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 its founding.
William C. Menkel – Executive Vice President – Triumph Bank
President – Nashville Market
A tenured banker, Bill Menkel arrived at Triumph with over 35 years experience in the banking arena. He began his career at Commerce Union, where he would first meet Will Chase, the current President and CEO of Triumph. At the age of 34, Bill was titled the Nashville President for NBC, where he would lead the market for several years before moving to the headquarters and taking over as CEO for the company. After serving NBC for 20 years, Bill was transitioned to Magna Bank as CEO overseeing both the Memphis and Nashville markets until 2008, when he began consulting with a private firm. Recruited back into a bank leadership role, Bill launched the Nashville market for Metropolitan Bank, in 2012. In 2018, Bill rejoined forces with Will Chase to launch the Middle Tennessee market for Triumph, serving the bank as their Middle Tennessee Market President.
Scott Forman – Executive Vice President / Chief Credit Officer
Rick Smith, CPA – Executive Vice President / Chief Credit Review Officer
David Umsted – Senior Vice President – Triumph Bank
President – Triumph Mortgage
George Lumm, CPA – Senior Vice President / Chief Financial Officer