Senior Vice President, Commercial Banking
Matthew (Matt) James is senior vice president, commercial banking, for Alliance Bank of Arizona, where he provides financing for business expansions, partner buyouts, private equity-backed transactions, quick service restaurant franchisees and more. He serves companies in Arizona, California, Colorado and Utah with $20 million-plus in revenues that seek working capital, leveraged loans, and termed debt for real estate, equipment purchases or distributions.
He joined Alliance Bank of Arizona in 2012 and has 13 years of banking industry experience. In the Phoenix community, he serves on the Men’s Board of the Fresh Start Women's Foundation and is a longtime member of the Fiesta Bowl Committee.
Mr. James graduated from the University of Arizona with a bachelor’s degree in Finance, Business, and Economics.
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 10 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.