Melvin Moothen, Western Alliance Bank

Melvin Moothen

Vice President, Commercial Banking

(213) 362-5216

[email protected]


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 national banking group within Western Alliance Bank, Member FDIC, specializes in providing financing to state and local governments and nonprofit entities with a high level of expertise and responsiveness. The group’s team of leading professionals has significant industry experience and has closed over 250 municipal and nonprofit loans since 2011. Western Alliance Bank is the primary subsidiary of Phoenix-based Western Alliance Bancorporation, with approximately $50 billion in assets. The bank is again #1 best-performing of the 50 largest public U.S. banks in the new S&P Global Market Intelligence listing for 2020 and ranks high on the Forbes “Best Banks in America” list year after year. Serving clients across the country wherever business happens, Western Alliance Bank operates individually branded, full-service banking divisions and has offices in key markets nationwide.