September 14, 2021 

How going from $0 to $50 BILLION benefited Detroit

David Provost

Executive Chairman, TCF Bank


David T. Provost is Executive Chairman of TCF Bank. He previously served as President & CEO of CHFC, the holding company for Chemical Bank, the largest headquartered bank in Michigan. Prior to this role, Mr. Provost was the Chairman and CEO of Talmer Bank and Trust, which merged with Chemical Bank. Under his leadership, Talmer Bank and Trust and its predecessor, First Michigan Bank, was the fastest growing bank in the country from 2010 to 2015, completing nine bank acquisitions. Previously, Mr. Provost established two banks, The Bank of Bloomfield Hills and The Bank of Rochester, which he combined and sold to PrivateBancorp in 2005. Mr. Provost started his banking career at Manufacturers Bank of Detroit, now Comerica.

Mr. Provost is active in community and civic organizations. He serves on the Board of Directors of the Detroit Economic Club, SAY Detroit, and the Community Foundation of SE Michigan where he is a member of the Investment Committee. He sits on the Board of Directors for the Detroit Symphony Orchestra, and the Robert Schuele Scholarship Fund and Partners in Torah.

Mr. Provost is also a member of the Mid-Size Bank Coalition of America (MBCA). In addition, he sits on the Board of Directors and serves as Chairman of the Audit Committee for Plastipak Packaging, Inc., a multibillion dollar privately held international packaging company, is on the Advisory Board’s of Detroit Regional Dollars for Scholars, Presbyterian Villages of Michigan Foundation and Eastern Michigan University (EMU) College of Business. He is a past Dinner Chairman and Outstanding Leadership Award recipient for Yeshiva Beth Yehudah, the largest non-profit day school in Michigan, past Chairman of the Michigan Bankers Association – SE Michigan Region, and is a past Chairman of the Board of Trustees of Alma College.

Mr. Provost has also been a recipient of the Crain’s Detroit Business “40 under 40”, Deal Maker of the Year, and Most Influential
Business Professionals. He also was the Eastern Michigan University 2015 Business of the Year, Alumni-owned Business Category,
Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year in 2006 and 2015, the Boys & Girls Club of Oakland and Macomb Counties 2017 Pillar of the Community Award recipient, the 2018 Walsh College Jeffery W. Berry Award for Educational Excellence and Community Service, and the 2019 Foreign Policy Association Corporate Social Responsibility Award recipient.

Mr. Provost earned a Bachelor of Arts from Alma College, an MBA from Eastern Michigan University, and graduated from the University of Wisconsin School of Banking. He also received two honorary doctorates, a Doctor of Letters from Alma College, and a Doctor of Business from EMU. He is an elder in the Presbyterian Church, and is a frequent public speaker on economic leadership issues.

Dave is married with two children and resides in Birmingham, Michigan.... .



Program Details

Networking/Cash Bar - 4:30pm 

Appetizer Buffet - 4:30 - 5:30pm

Program - 5:30 - 7:00pm

Members: $25 per attendee

Guests: $45 per attendee




Iroquois Club

43248 N. Woodward Ave.

Bloomfield Hills, MI 48302




RSVP Details

Mail check to:


c/o Doeren Mayhew

Attn: Aaron Partridge

305 W. Big Beaver Rd., Suite 200

Troy, MI 48084


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