Triumph Bancorp nominates Debra Bradford and Laura Easley for election to its Board of Directors

– USA, TX –  Triumph Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ: TBK) today announced that Debra Bradford, president and CFO of First American Payment Systems, and Laura Easley, retired COO of Transportation Insight, have been nominated for election to the Board of Directors at its upcoming Annual Meeting of Stockholders to be held on May 7, 2020.

“The business model of Triumph Bancorp continues to migrate towards a transportation fintech future,” said CEO, Aaron Graft. “The expertise Debra and Laura offer in the transportation and payments industries will provide useful perspectives and guidance with respect to the trends, strategic challenges and opportunities in these sectors.”

It is anticipated that Bradford will serve on the audit committee and Easley will serve on the nominating corporate governance and risk management committees.

Justin Trail and Robert Dobrient, each of whom has served on the Board of Directors since 2010, will cease their service on the Board as of the date of the Company’s Annual Meeting on May 7, 2020.

The Chairman of the Company and the entire Board earnestly thank Mr. Trail and Mr. Dobrient for their long and dedicated service to the Company. Bradford and Easley will fill the vacancies created by the retirements of Trail and Dobrient.

About Debra Bradford

Debra A. Bradford is president and chief financial officer of First American Payment Systems, an industry leader and global solutions provider in merchant account services. Ms. Bradford joined First American Payment Systems in 2001 and has served as president and chief financial officer since 2008. She also serves on the board of directors and the audit committee of First American Payment Systems. Prior to joining First American Payment Systems, Ms. Bradford served as senior vice president and chief financial officer of ACE Cash Express, Inc., a financial services retailer, and in various roles, including COO with IPS Card Solutions, a division of First Data Corporation. Ms. Bradford graduated from University of Texas in Austin. She is a Certified Public Accountant and a member of the Texas Society of Certified Public Accountants.

About Laura Easley

Laura Easley was the chief operating officer of Transportation Insight, a leading enterprise solutions provider in the logistics and transportation industry, from 2012 until her retirement in 2019. She served in various other capacities at Transportation Insight from 2005 to 2019, including chief business development officer and chief solutions officer. Prior to Transportation Insight, Ms. Easley served in various capacities with Menlo Worldwide, The Complete Logistics Company and ABF Freight System. Ms. Easley received a Bachelor of Science Degree in Industrial Engineering and Management from Oklahoma State University. She serves on the board of directors for the OSU Cowboy Academy of Industrial Engineering and Management.

About Triumph Bancorp, Inc.

Triumph Bancorp, Inc. is a financial holding company headquartered in Dallas, Texas, with a diversified line of community banking, national lending, and commercial finance products. Our bank subsidiary, TBK Bank, SSB, is a Texas-state savings bank offering commercial and consumer banking products focused on meeting client needs in Texas, Colorado, Kansas, New Mexico, Iowa and Illinois. We also serve a national client base with factoring, equipment lending and asset based lending through Triumph Commercial Finance, discount factoring through Advance Business Capital LLC, d/b/a Triumph Business Capital, insurance through Triumph Insurance Group, Inc., and carrier and vendor payment solutions through TriumphPay.

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