Chuck Luhtala is 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 over 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 also was a Board Member of the Arizona Bankers.
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.
Alliance Bank of Arizona
Alliance Bank of Arizona, a division of Western Alliance Bank, Member FDIC, delivers relationship banking that puts clients at the center of everything. Founded in 2003, Alliance Bank of Arizona offers a full spectrum of tailored business banking solutions and outstanding service, with offices in Greater Phoenix, Tucson and Flagstaff. Alliance Bank of Arizona was named 2021 Lender Firm of the Year by NAIOP Arizona, among many other awards and recognitions. Alliance Bank is part of Western Alliance Bancorporation, which has more than $65 billion in assets. Influential sources from Forbes to American Banker again rank Western Alliance Bank among the top U.S. banks in 2023. As a regional bank with significant national capabilities, Alliance Bank of Arizona delivers the reach, resources and local market expertise that make a difference for customers.