Thomas "Tom" Shafer

Co-President,
Commercial Banking
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About Tom

Tom leads our Middle Market, Commercial Real Estate and Regional Government Banking Teams and is based out of Huntington’s Commercial Bank headquarters in Detroit.

Tom previously served as chief executive officer of TCF National Bank and vice chairman of the board of TCF Financial Corporation until TCF’s merger with Huntington. Prior to that, he served in executive roles at TCF Bank and its predecessor organizations, Chemical Bank, Talmer Bancorp Inc., and First Place Bank. Before joining Talmer in 2013, Tom served Citizens Republic Bancorp for a 16-year period in various executive-level positions.

He earned his bachelor’s degree at Hillsdale College in Economics and Business Administration and Political Economy. He also is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin Graduate School of Banking. Currently, Tom serves on the Board of Directors for the Detroit Regional Chamber, Michigan Bankers Association and is the past chairman of Detroit Public Television.