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Western Alliance enters Utah with business banker hires

Western Alliance Bancorp. in Phoenix has entered Utah after hiring a team of business bankers. 

The $60 billion-asset company said in a press release Wednesday that the bankers will be based in Salt Lake City. The bankers have expertise in real estate, construction and equipment loans, SBA financing, lines of credit and working capital. 

Seth Brinkerhoff will serve as senior director of commercial banking. He previously served as a senior vice president of corporate banking at Zions Bancorp., according to his LinkedIn profile. 

“We provide our clients with the best of both worlds: a history and knowledge of the needs of Utah business owners, combined with the significant resources of Western Alliance,” Brinkerhoff said in the release. “We want to work with our clients to offer the insight and experience, banking products, and business connections that help owners achieve their goals.” 

Marshall Saunders will serve as vice president of commercial banking. He previously served as a vice president and senior business relationship manager at Bank of America, according to his LinkedIn profile.

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