CFBank Hires Ringwald as Chief Commercial Banking Officer

Brad Ringwald joined CFBank as chief commercial banking officer. Ringwald will be responsible for providing strategic leadership to the commercial banking line of business, working with market leadership and commercial business segment leaders throughout the entire organization.

Ringwald is a commercial banking executive with 25 years of experience. He recently served as president of commercial banking for First Financial Bank, where he had responsibility for the commercial banking markets, treasury management and specialty lending areas. Prior to this role, he led the corporate banking and specialty finance groups for First Financial. Ringwald also has experience in investment banking with Brady Ware Capital, where he served as director and launched the firm’s expansion into the Cincinnati area.

Ringwald will be based out of CFBank’s headquarters location in Columbus, OH, and report directly to Tim O’Dell, president and CEO of CF Bank.

“We are highly enthused to have Brad join us in this key leadership role. Brad brings to CFBank a proven track record of success with growing and building commercial banking products and services,” O’Dell said. “His addition represents a natural progression for us as we continue to scale our business toward $2 billion as our next targeted threshold and beyond. Our full-service commercial bank operates in the three largest metro Ohio markets of Greater Columbus, Cleveland and Cincinnati. Our boutique business model has been well received by business customers and entrepreneurs. Additionally, we are having success pushing up market, which expands our niche as our lending capabilities have also grown.”

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