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Shawn Kerns

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. 

About Us

Alliance Association Bank

Alliance Association Bank, a division of Western Alliance Bank, Member FDIC, delivers a tailored suite of deposit, financing and technology solutions designed for community management companies and homeowner associations nationwide. The bank’s relationship officers provide a broad spectrum of innovative and customized solutions to help community associations succeed, all with a high level of expertise and responsiveness. Alliance Association Bank is part of Western Alliance Bancorporation, which has more than $70 billion in assets. Major accolades include being ranked as a top U.S. bank in 2023 by American Banker and Bank Director. With significant national capabilities, Alliance Association Bank delivers the reach, resources and deep industry knowledge that make a difference for customers.