((PHOENIX) - Alliance Bank announced today that Matt Gilbreath has been promoted to Senior Vice President, Commercial Banking, in Phoenix. Gilbreath, who joined Alliance Bank in 2004, has 12 years of commercial lending and commercial real estate experience in the Phoenix market.
Gilbreath manages the Commercial Lending team at the bank’s Biltmore office. “Matt has made a significant contribution to the bank and has played a leadership role in several areas of Alliance Bank,” said Jim Lundy, CEO of Alliance Bank of Arizona. “We are very fortunate to have exceptional bankers like Matt on our team.”
Gilbreath earned a BA in Accounting and Finance from the University of Arizona. He is active in the community and is a member of the Arizona Association of Economic Developers and Greater Phoenix Chamber of Commerce. Gilbreath previously served as a volunteer for the Urban Land Institute, the National Association of Industrial and Office Properties, and the Turn Around Management Association. He was also an active member of the University of Arizona Phoenix Alumni Association.
Gilbreath can be reached directly by email at MGilbreath@alliancebankofarizona.com, phone at (602) 797-3673, or in person at the Phoenix Biltmore Park office located at 2701 E. Camelback Road, Suite 110.
Founded in 2003, Alliance Bank of Arizona quickly became one of the fastest growing new banks in the country and is a division of Phoenix-based Western Alliance Bank with assets of $2.6 billion. Western Alliance Bank operates nine offices in Arizona and seven offices in Northern Nevada. Its parent company, Western Alliance Bancorporation, also headquartered in Phoenix, is one of the largest regional bank holding companies in the Southwest with assets of $7.6 billion. Western Alliance Bank serves businesses, entrepreneurs, professionals, nonprofit organizations, and consumers seeking the robust product array of a national bank with the individual, personal attention of a community bank, delivered through experienced, local Relationship Managers.