Brideen Gallagher

Brideen Gallagher

Vice President Business Development

Brideen Gallagher is Vice President, Business Development Officer of Western Alliance Bank’s Correspondent Mortgage Solutions team, part of the Specialized Mortgage Services Group. Her expertise includes in-depth knowledge of correspondent lending, capital markets, and legal and regulatory impacts of legislation on mortgage company clients. At Western Alliance, Brideen brings solutions to the table to serve existing correspondent and warehouse clients within the bank.

Ms. Gallagher has over 25 years of experience in the mortgage industry, including retail, correspondent and vendor business development, and business advisory services. Prior to joining Western Alliance, Ms. Gallagher held various roles in regional and national business development, as well as consulting and business advisory positions for operational efficiency, vendor management, and Federal Government and GSE Agency relationships.

Brideen is active in the development and fundraising efforts for her high school alma mater and is a graduate of the Mortgage Bankers Association Future Leaders Program.

She earned a Bachelor of Science Business Administration degree in Finance and a Master in Business Administration degree from Villanova University. She also holds a Juris Doctor degree from Temple University.



Western Alliance Specialized Mortgage Services, a national banking group within Western Alliance Bank, Member FDIC, specializes in providing comprehensive funding resources for the mortgage industry and delivers a high level of expertise and responsiveness. Led by experienced senior industry executives, the team provides traditional Warehouse Lending, MSR and Note Financing and Correspondent Mortgage Solutions. Western Alliance Bank is the primary subsidiary of Phoenix-based Western Alliance Bancorporation, with approximately $50 billion in assets. The bank is again #1 best-performing of the 50 largest public U.S. banks in the new S&P Global Market Intelligence listing for 2020 and ranks high on the Forbes “Best Banks in America” list year after year. Serving clients across the country wherever business happens, Western Alliance Bank operates individually branded, full-service banking divisions and has offices in key markets nationwide.