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Richard Booth

Senior Director Blockchain & Digital Assets

Richard Booth is senior director for Western Alliance Bank’s Blockchain & Digital Assets group, where he serves clients and provides compliance expertise in this emerging area.

Mr. Booth joined Western Alliance as an accomplished financial professional specializing in adapting risk and compliance for innovative banking programs. Before joining Western Alliance in early 2022, he held senior-level compliance officer positions with UBS, Signature Bank and Hudson City Savings Bank.

He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Seton Hall University and completed the ABA Stonier Graduate School of Banking and Leadership Certificate program at the University of Pennsylvania-Wharton. In addition, he has earned Certified Regulatory Compliance Manager (CRCM), Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist (CAMS) and Certified Mortgage Banker (CMB) designations.

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Western Alliance Bank

Western Alliance Blockchain & Digital Assets, a national banking group within Western Alliance Bank, Member FDIC, innovates and implements blockchain and digital asset solutions to help commercial banking clients nationwide achieve greater scale and speed. Led by a team of industry experts, the Blockchain & Digital Assets group serves a distinct industry vertical focused on innovators in digital assets and fintech markets.