As Chief Sales & Lending Officer for M&F Bank, Travis Rouse provides leadership and coaching for M&F Bank’s lenders in commercial credit decisions, planning and implementing effective loan growth strategies, and ensuring compliance with risk controls and policies. Rouse joined the Bank with 17 years of business banking, credit analysis, coaching and development with several North Carolina regional banks. His background includes an impressive record of client acquisition, customer retention, and revenue growth accomplishments, which accomplishments he now strives to exceed on behalf of M&F Bank. Rouse received his Bachelors degree in business management from North Carolina State University, and is an alumni of the CBA Executive Banking School at Furman University. He is a Past Chair of the Better Business Bureau of Eastern North Carolina, where he has been a board member since 2006. He also serves on the board of Boys and Girls Club of Durham and Orange Counties, Inc and the Lincoln Community Health Center Foundation Advisory Board.