Tim Boothe is Chief Operating Officer of Western Alliance Bank.
In this role, Mr. Boothe builds on his longstanding leadership at Western Alliance’s Bridge Bank, where he was a founding executive officer and most recently served as President. Mr. Boothe helped forward Bridge Bank’s position as a leading lender for the technology and innovation sector and was the bank’s Chief Operating Officer when it was acquired by Western Alliance Bancorporation in 2015.
Today, Mr. Boothe oversees Western Alliance Bank’s operations including product, loan operations, digital, information technology and treasury management strategies. In a banking career of more than 30 years – including a role as Chief Lending Officer at Bridge Bank – Mr. Boothe brings a proven, customer-centric approach to the larger Western Alliance organization.
Prior to joining Bridge Bank in 2001, Mr. Boothe held a senior-level position with Heritage Bank of Commerce in San Jose and previously was with Comerica Bank in Northern California. He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Business Economics from the University of California, Santa Barbara, and is a graduate of the Pacific Coast Banking School through the University of Washington.