Gary Torgow is the Executive Chairman of TCF Financial and Chemical Financial Corporation. He was founder and Chairman of Talmer Bank and was also the founder and Chairman of the Sterling Group, a Michigan-based real estate, development, and investment company.
Torgow is on the boards of DTE Energy and Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan. He is also an Executive Board member of Business Leaders of Michigan, a Trustee and Board member of the Community Foundation of Southeastern Michigan, a member of the Beaumont Health Trustees, and is on the Executive Boards of the Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Detroit and the Detroit Regional Partnership. Torgow is a graduate of Yeshiva University and Wayne State University School of Law and is a member in good standing of the Michigan Bar Association. He also received an honorary Doctorate of Letters from Alma College.