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 TCF’s merger with Huntington 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.  He serves as a director of Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan and Corewell Health Beaumont Hospital. He serves as a trustee of the Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan and as chairman of the Business Leaders of Michigan. He also serves as president of the Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Detroit, on the board of the Pope Francis Center, 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