Matthew James

Matthew James

Managing Director Commercial Banking

Matthew (Matt) James is managing director and group leader of the C&I Banking Team for Alliance Bank of Arizona, where he focuses on serving medium-sized businesses owned by founders, private equity firms and private wealth/family office firms. Mr. James provides an array of financing for business expansions, partner buyouts, private equity-backed transactions, quick-service restaurant franchisees and more.

As a leader for the C&I team, one of the bank's core groups, he works with organizations to tailor their financing and business objectives and help them with cash management needs. Among the specific areas of focus, the group provides cash flow and equipment-backed term loans, asset-backed lines of credit, and commercial real estate mortgages.

A third-generation Arizonan dedicated to serving Fresh Start Women's Foundation, the iconic Fiesta Bowl Committee, and the Arizona Chapter of the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, James graduated from the University of Arizona with a bachelor's degree in Finance and Business Economics in 2002.

About Us

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 and ranked #1 among top-performing large banks with assets greater than $50 billion in 2021 by both American Banker and Bank Director. 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.