(PHOENIX) - Alliance Bank announced today that Bill Tong has joined Alliance Bank as Vice President and Senior Commercial Loan Officer. Tong has over 14 years of experience as a commercial banker in the Tucson market and is working in the bank’s Williams Centre office.
“We are very pleased to have Bill on our team”, said Western Alliance Bank President Duane Froeschle. “Bill’s strong credit background and knowledge of the Tucson market is a valuable asset as we continue to experience strong growth in Tucson,” added Froeschle, who is also based in Tucson.
Prior to joining Alliance Bank of Arizona, Tong worked as a Senior Banking Professional where he represented both big and regional banks as a Private Banker and Business Banker focusing on commercial real estate lending. He worked with business executives, high net worth clients and real estate investors and was responsible for credit portfolios in excess of $100 million. Tong earned a BS in Finance from the University of Arizona and a MBA from the University of Phoenix. He is actively involved in the Tucson community and is a Board Member of the Sabino Hills Neighborhood HOA, a parent representative for the Frutchendler Site Council and a volunteer for the Executive Referral Club. He previously served as a Board Member for the Tucson Better Business Bureau and the Catholic Community Service Foundation.
Tong may be reached directly at firstname.lastname@example.org, (520) 322-7731, or in person at the Williams Centre office located at 200 S. Craycroft Road.
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.