Melvin Moothen, Western Alliance Bank

Melvin Moothen

Vice President, Commercial Banking

(213) 362-5216

mmoothen@westernalliancebank.com


Melvin Moothen is vice president, commercial banking, at Western Alliance Bank. Based in Los Angeles, he is part of the Public and Nonprofit Finance group, where he provides financing solutions for municipalities and nonprofit organizations.

Prior to joining Western Alliance Bank in 2017, Mr. Moothen was a Portfolio Manager at U.S. Bank where he was involved in several financing transactions for large profile clients including the City of Los Angeles, the Metropolitan Water District of Southern California and the LA County MTA.

He graduated from Western Oregon University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration and earned a Master of Science in Finance and a Master of Business Administration degree from Northeastern University. He also earned a Master of Public Administration degree from the University of Washington.

Mr. Moothen participated in the 2016-2017 Leadership Academy for the LAX Coastal Chamber of Commerce, and also has been active in the Financial Services Industry eXchange and Reaching Out MBA (ROMBA).

Public and Nonprofit Finance
About Us

Western Alliance Public and Nonprofit Finance, a specialized group within Western Alliance Bank, Member FDIC, provides financing to state and local governments and nonprofit entities with an unmatched level of expertise and responsiveness. The group’s team of leading professionals has significant industry experience and has closed over 180 municipal and nonprofit loans since 2011 with outstanding loans of over $1.5 billion. Western Alliance Bank is the primary subsidiary of Phoenix-based Western Alliance Bancorporation, one of the country’s top-performing banking companies. Western Alliance is ranked #1 regional bank by S&P Global Market Intelligence for 2018 and in the top 10 on the Forbes “Best Banks in America” list for four consecutive years, 2016-2019. A national presence with a regional footprint, Western Alliance Bank operates individually branded, full-service banking divisions and has offices in key markets nationwide.