TCF’s Board of Directors Elects Dr. Theresa M. H. Wise as a Director of TCF Financial Corporation

WAYZATA, Minn.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The Board of Directors of TCF Financial Corporation (“TCF”) (NYSE: TCF)
today announced that Dr. Theresa M. H. Wise has been elected to the TCF
Board of Directors, effective immediately. Dr. Wise will initially serve
on the Technology Committee, Risk Committee, and Finance Committee.

Dr. Wise currently serves as CEO and Principal for Utaza, LLC, a
business advisory group focused on IT strategy, customer data analytics,
mathematical models for inventory and revenue optimization. Prior to
joining Utaza, Dr. Wise was senior vice president and chief information
officer for Delta Air Lines, Inc., from 2008 to 2016. She also held a
number of positions at Northwest Airlines Corporation, including serving
as the company’s chief information officer from 2001 until the company’s
merger with Delta Air Lines in 2008. Dr. Wise has served on the board of
directors of Impinj, Inc., a publicly traded provider of radio frequency
identification devices, software and solutions, since 2016. In addition,
she has served on the board of directors of Midcontinent Independent
System Operator, Inc., also known as MISO, a not-for-profit member-based
organization that ensures reliable, least-cost delivery of electricity,
since 2018.

“We are pleased to welcome Dr. Theresa Wise to TCF’s Board of
Directors,” said Craig R. Dahl, chairman, president and chief executive
officer. “Her expertise in technology, IT strategy and integration will
add valuable perspective to our Board as we continue our focus on
enhancing our digital banking capabilities to serve the evolving needs
of our customers. In addition, we believe the Board and our management
team will benefit from Dr. Wise’s integration experience during her
senior IT roles in the airline industry as we prepare to complete our
merger of equals with Chemical Bank.”

About TCF
TCF is a Wayzata, Minnesota-based national bank
holding company. As of December 31, 2018, TCF had $23.7 billion in total
assets and 314 bank branches in Illinois, Minnesota, Michigan, Colorado,
Wisconsin, Arizona and South Dakota providing retail and commercial
banking services. TCF, through its subsidiaries, also conducts
commercial leasing and equipment finance business in all 50 states and
commercial inventory finance business in all 50 states and Canada. For
more information about TCF, please visit

Click here
to subscribe to news release email alerts for TCF Financial Corporation.


Mark Goldman (952) 475-7050 [email protected]

Timothy Sedabres (952) 745-2766 [email protected]

error: Content is protected !!