About Gavin Royal

Gavin is a Recruiter with the Commercial Banking and Finance team at ThinkingAhead. He leads the banking team’s Commercial Lending search practice in his home state of Florida, placing director/manage level leaders, business development officers, underwriters, and operations specialists for bank and non-bank lenders.

Prior to joining ThinkingAhead, Gavin was a store Director of Operations of a $16 million multi-unit Chick-fil-A operation where he oversaw staffing, recruiting and onboarding of all new employees. Before working at Chick-fil-A, Gavin owned a BBQ Foodtruck in Tallahassee, Florida making him aware of the receiving end of the Commercial Lending process as a consumer.

Gavin attended the Florida State University with a degree in History, while he Founded and was the President of the Skeet and Trap Team. He and his family of three live in the Nashville area.

Commercial Banking
Commercial Lending
Talent Evaluation and Acquisition