Gary Torgow

Chairman of the Board of Directors,
The Huntington National Bank
Joined Board: 2021
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About Gary

Mr. Torgow was named Chairman of the Board of Directors of Huntington Bank in June 2021. He previously served as the executive chairman of TCF (known as Chemical Financial Corporation until August 2019) from September 2016 until the TCF merger in June 2021, and served as executive chairman of Talmer Bancorp Inc. until its merger with Chemical Financial Corporation in August 2019. Before joining Talmer, Mr. Torgow founded and chaired the Sterling Group, a Michigan-based real estate, development, and investment company.

Mr. Torgow serves on the board of DTE Energy Company and serves as a director of Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan. He serves as a trustee of the Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan, on the executive board of Business Leaders of Michigan, and as a member of the Beaumont Health Trustees. Mr. Torgow is on the boards of the Detroit Regional Partnership and the Skillman Foundation. He also serves as chairman of Mosaic United, and as board president for Yeshiva Beth Yehudah school.

Mr. Torgow is well known throughout Michigan for his business and philanthropic activities. He brings significant financial services expertise, as well as deep knowledge about the Midwest, Detroit, and Michigan marketplaces to the Board.

Mr. Torgow holds a bachelor’s degree in history from Yeshiva University and a law degree from Wayne State University. He is a licensed attorney and member of the State Bar of Michigan.

Committees: Community Development Committee