Vice President, HOA Lending
Portfolio Management Supervisor
Shawn serves as vice president, portfolio management supervisor for Alliance Association Bank where he manages the entire community association lending process from initial underwriting to closing, as well as the organization's existing loan portfolio. Mr. Kerns role helps to ensure a responsive process in order to deliver a positive and customer-centric experience for Alliance Association Bank customers.
Mr. Kerns has been active in the banking industry for many years, where he has served in multiple capacities. Prior to joining Alliance Association Bank, he served as the senior vice president at Black Hills Community Bank in Rapid City, South Dakota, where he managed the credit administrative division.
Prior to relocating to Arizona, Shawn served on the Board of Directors for United Way of Rapid City, and volunteered countless hours to benefit youth sports in the community.
Mr. Kerns is a South Dakota native and graduate of South Dakota School of Mines and Technology, the Stonier ABA Graduate School of Banking and possesses a leadership certificate from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.
Alliance Association Bank, a division of Western Alliance Bank, provides financing solutions to the growing community management and homeowner association industries with a high level of expertise and responsiveness. This specialized organization offers a wide range of innovative banking products and services designed to create efficiencies, reduce costs and increase revenue. Western Alliance Bank, Member FDIC, is the primary subsidiary of Phoenix-based Western Alliance Bancorporation, with approximately $50 billion in assets. Western Alliance 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.