James H. Lundy’s impact on Arizona’s business community is undeniable.  

  • He is the founding CEO of Alliance Bank of Arizona and helped grow it from a start-up bank in 2003 into the fourth-largest banking organization in Arizona. 
  • Lundy is past chairman and current board member of the Greater Phoenix Economic Council (GPEC). 
  • He is immediate past chairman of the Catholic Community Foundation. 
  • Lundy is secretary of the Phoenix Civic Improvement Corporation. 
  • He recently completed a three-year term on the FDIC Community Banking Advisory Council. 
  • The banking icon is past chairman of the Arizona Bankers Association. 
  • Most important to the future of Arizona, Lundy has helped spearhead the issue of high-quality, accessible education across the state. 

Lundy will call it a career when he retires on March 31, 2017. Don H. Garner, also a member of the organization’s original management team, became the new CEO of Alliance Bank of Arizona on January 1, 2017.