TBK Bank Appoints Four New Senior Relationship Managers

September 1, 2021

DENVER – Sept. 1, 2021 – TBK Bank, SSB, announced today the expansion of its Colorado team with the appointment of four new Senior Relationship Managers. Kelli Ehrhardt, Janella Buittner, Vincent Prins and Blake Green will be responsible for managing commercial customer relationships in the Northern Colorado and Colorado Springs markets.

“We continue expanding our team up and down the Front Range with quality bankers focused on relationships and helping our clients reach their goals,” said Stuart Pattison, president, Front Range for TBK Bank. “I am thrilled to have Kelli and Janella join our Northern Colorado team and Blake and Vincent join our Colorado Springs team.”

Based in Mead, Colorado, Kelli Ehrhardt joins TBK Bank with 27 years of banking experience. Most recently, she served as SVP, business banking team leader at Vectra Bank. In her role at TBK Bank, Ehrhardt will be responsible for the management, supervision and direction of all commercial direct and indirect loan activities.

Janella Buittner joins Ehrhardt’s team in managing the Northern Colorado portfolio. Based in Milliken, Buittner previously served as a commercial lending and relationship manager at FirsTier Bank and has 23 years of experience in financial services.  She will be responsible for managing commercial clients, which includes managing the bank’s current portfolio and bringing in new business.

“I am excited to have Janella join the Northern Colorado team as she brings years of banking experience to TBK Bank and has been in the Northern Colorado market her entire career,” said Ehrhardt. “My goal is to bridge the coverage gaps within the market with strong bankers who are both personally and professionally invested in the Northern Colorado communities.”

In the Colorado Springs market, Vincent Prins joins TBK Bank from BBVA Bank, where he served as a lower middle market relationship manager. He will be responsible for the management and growth of commercial deposit and lending relationships at TBK Bank.

Blake Green joins Prins in managing relationships in Colorado Springs. In his role, he will help generate commercial loans and deposit customers in the El Paso County area. Green comes to TBK Bank from Bank of Colorado, where he served as vice president, commercial lending.

“Vincent and Blake will contribute to TBK Bank’s growing team, caring culture and industry-leading products and services,” said David Gardner, SVP, regional manager of TBK Bank’s Western Division. “We continue to expand our capacity to serve our communities well.”


About TBK Bank, SSB

TBK Bank, SSB, Member FDIC, is a subsidiary of Triumph Bancorp, Inc. (Nasdaq: TBK) offering consumer and commercial banking products from 63 branches throughout Iowa, Illinois, Colorado, Kansas, New Mexico, and Texas. https://www.tbkbank.com

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