Senior Director, Commercial Banking
Chuck Luhtala serves as senior director, commercial banking, for Alliance Bank of Arizona. Based in Southern Arizona, he leads the commercial banking team with a specific focus on tailoring lending, deposit accounts and treasury management solutions for clients. As a banking industry veteran with nearly four decades of experience, Mr. Luhtala joined Alliance Bank of Arizona in 2020.
A seasoned banker with deep roots in the community, Mr. Luhtala has also served as a past Chairman of the Board for the Marana Chamber of Commerce and was a Board Member and Treasurer of the Casa de la Luz Foundation.
He earned a Bachelor of Business Administration from Pacific Lutheran University, Tacoma, Wash., and went on to attend both Western Agricultural Credit School and the Pacific Coast Banking School in Washington state.
Alliance Bank of Arizona, a division of Western Alliance Bank, Member FDIC, helps business clients realize their ambitions. Founded in 2003, Alliance Bank of Arizona offers a full spectrum of loan, deposit and treasury management capabilities, plus superior service. With nine offices in Greater Phoenix, Tucson and Flagstaff, along with Western Alliance Bank’s powerful array of specialized financial services, the banking division is a valued resource for Arizona’s business, real estate, professional, municipal and nonprofit communities. Alliance Bank’s wide-ranging commitment to giving back to its communities earned the prestigious 2018 Corporate Philanthropy Award from the Phoenix Business Journal. Western Alliance Bank is the primary subsidiary of Phoenix-based Western Alliance Bancorporation. One of the country’s top-performing banking companies, Western Alliance has ranked in the top 10 on the Forbes “Best Banks in America” list for five consecutive years, 2016-2020, and was named #1 best-performing of the 50 largest public U.S. banks for 2019 by S&P Global Market Intelligence.