Dallas, TX (PRWEB) July 13, 2012
Triumph Bancorp, Inc. announced today that Ray Sperring has joined the company as Chief Investment Officer, effective July 2, 2012, and will report to Chief Executive Officer Aaron P. Graft. Sperring will also serve as Executive Vice President, Investments for the company’s subsidiary, Triumph Savings Bank, SSB and will help lead Triumph Capital Advisors, the company’s planned investment management subsidiary.
“We are excited to have Ray as a part of the Triumph team,” said Graft. “He brings a wealth of experience and depth of knowledge, as well as a sterling reputation. Our long standing relationship combined with his noteworthy accomplishments gives me the confidence that he will make significant contributions to Triumph and our investors as we continue to grow, particularly in the investment management space.”
“I joined Triumph because of its entrepreneurial nature, the integrity of its management team, and its focus on giving back to the community,” said Sperring. “My first priorities will be evaluating growth opportunities for our current lines of business, broadening the reach of our real estate lending and investing platform, and helping to source and evaluate new investment opportunities.”
Sperring joins Triumph from Trivest Residential LLC, a real estate investment firm, where he served as partner and chief investment officer for 10 years. While at TriVest, he was directly responsible for over $850 million in capital transactions. Prior to that, he was with the Archon Group, a subsidiary of Goldman Sachs. Sperring received his BA in Finance and Management Information Systems from Baylor University and is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) Charter holder.
Triumph Bancorp, based in Dallas, Texas, is a wholly owned subsidiary of Triumph Consolidated and is the financial holding company parent of Triumph Savings Bank, SSB.