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How We Started and Grew a De Novo Community Bank w/ Will Chase

Will Chase, the founding CEO of Triumph bank, discusses key observations and lessons learned that led to the founding, profitability, rapid growth, and eventual successful exit with host Dan Marks including: 

  • Will’s journey from repossessing cars to founding Triumph 
  • The banking climate in Memphis while starting Triumph 
  • The strategies that kept Triumph successful through all types of economic cycles  
  • How Triumph built a differentiated brand 
  • How a community bank can use data and analytics to win customers 
  • Will’s view on adopting technology and how a community bank can be successful even in a “scale game” 
  • Reflections on leadership, culture, and learning from mistakes