WAYZATA, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--TCF National Bank (TCF Bank), a subsidiary of TCF Financial Corporation (TCF) (NYSE:TCB) announced today that R. Patricia “Trish” Kelly has joined the company as executive vice president and managing director, TCF Commercial Banking. Kelly is responsible for leading TCF’s commercial banking business and oversees all aspects of business development, relationship management and operations. Kelly reports to Thomas F. Jasper, vice chairman and executive vice president.
With more than 30 years of experience leading corporate and real estate lending businesses, Kelly is nationally recognized for her deep expertise in real estate, commercial lending, credit and operations across several global and national organizations. Kelly spent 25 years with ABN-AMRO and its subsidiary, LaSalle Bank, in senior leadership roles, including executive vice president, National Institutional Real Estate and group senior vice president, Commercial Real Estate. Kelly has also held senior executive positions with The GRG Group and RBS Citizens/Charter One Bank. She joins TCF from The Chicago Corporation, where she was a managing director and co-head of the Financial Institutions Group and Head of the Real Estate Investment Banking businesses.
“TCF Commercial Banking is an important contributor to our long term growth and we have been pleased with the recent momentum of the business,” said Craig R. Dahl, TCF’s vice chairman and president. “Trish brings to TCF a tremendously valuable perspective on commercial and real estate lending and her track record of prudently and substantially growing businesses will be important as we look to accelerate growth across our commercial portfolio. She is a great addition to our executive management team.”
Jasper added: “Trish’s selection is the culmination of a national search to identify a strong commercial banking leader who combines strategic thinking with strong execution, consistent and prudent credit management and the ability to grow and develop client-focused teams. Throughout her career, Trish has been a trusted partner to her clients while delivering outstanding results to shareholders. I am confident her leadership will help our TCF Commercial Banking team deliver value to our shareholders.”
Commenting on her appointment, Kelly said: “I’m pleased to be joining TCF at a time when the company is well-positioned for long term growth. I’m looking forward to bringing a fresh perspective to the Commercial Banking business, building off the solid foundation that is already in place and identifying new opportunities to service clients. I’m excited to be part of the sound strategy that Craig, Tom, and the entire executive leadership team have outlined for TCF’s future and I’m optimistic about TCF Commercial Banking’s ability to enhance shareholder value.”
TCF is a Wayzata, Minnesota-based national bank holding company. As of June 30, 2015, TCF had $20 billion in total assets and 376 branches in Arizona, Colorado, Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota, South Dakota and Wisconsin, providing retail and commercial banking services. TCF, through its subsidiaries, also conducts commercial leasing, equipment finance, and auto finance business in all 50 states and commercial inventory finance business in all 50 states and Canada. For more information about TCF, visit tcfbank.com.