Davis Deadman joined TBK Bank, SSB, then called Triumph Savings Bank, SSB, as its Chief Lending Officer and became a member of its Board of Directors in 2014. He joined the Triumph Financial, Inc. (Nasdaq: TFIN) Board of Directors in 2023.
Since 2011, Mr. Deadman has also served on the board of the North Texas Certified Development Corporation, an SBA chartered entity focused on providing debt capital to the small business community in Texas. From 2004 to 2010, he served on multiple boards, including the bank and the holding company within the NexBank Capital, Inc. platform.
From 2004 to 2010, Mr. Deadman served as Chief Executive Officer and President of NexBank, a financial services organization that included a broker-dealer and an investment banking and corporate advisory firm. From 1998 to 2009, Mr. Deadman served as a Senior Portfolio Manager and, ultimately, as a partner with Highland Capital Management L.P. In this role, he managed a team of investment professionals responsible for a several billion-dollar portfolio of credit investments. Before 1998, he served as an investment officer at Mutual Benefit Life, managing a $200 million commercial real estate-backed loan portfolio.
Mr. Deadman received a Bachelor of Business Administration from Texas A&M University and a Master of Business Administration in Finance, Cum Laude, from Southern Methodist University – Cox School of Business. He is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) Charter holder.
Mr. Deadman’s extensive experience in business, banking and finance qualifies him to serve on our board of directors.