Western Alliance Bank Adds Chris Martin as Director of Treasury Management Sales, Specialized Mortgage Services

January 17, 2023

PHOENIX  — Western Alliance Bank today announced that Chris Martin recently joined the organization as Director of Treasury Management Sales for the bank’s Specialized Mortgage Services group, which offers solutions for warehouse financing, MSR financing and note financing as well as correspondent seller partners for AmeriHome Mortgage, a Western Alliance Bank company.

Martin brings more than 18 years of experience in the banking industry to Western Alliance. In his role as Director of Treasury Management Sales, he will use his expertise in automation to provide tailored guidance to clients on optimizing their financial processes. Based out of the Specialized Mortgage Services corporate office in Phoenix, Martin will serve clients throughout the United States.  

“We are pleased to welcome Chris to our Specialized Mortgage Services group. His strengths support our focus on bringing additional value and efficiencies to our customers with smart, targeted banking products and services,” said Steve Curley, Chief Banking Officer, National Business Lines. “As Western Alliance Bank continues to invest in and deploy the latest technologies, such as APIs and expanded digital offerings, Chris’s experience with automation and optimizing clients’ financial processes will enable the team to do even more to support our mortgage industry clients in achieving their business ambitions.”

Previously, Martin held treasury management roles with National Bank of Arizona and Wells Fargo. Before entering the corporate world, he developed a diverse array of experience on a farm in Missouri and in the food industry in California.

“I’m excited to join an organization like Western Alliance Bank, with its exceptional commitment to customer-tailored solutions,” Martin said. “I look forward to continuing to develop the bank’s technology and treasury management offerings in service to our clients and their businesses.”

Martin earned a Master of Business Administration degree with a focus on finance and international business from Arizona State University. As part of his studies, he studied abroad in Ireland and worked with a nongovernmental organization in South America.

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With more than $70 billion in assets, Western Alliance Bancorporation is one of the country’s top-performing banking companies. Its primary subsidiary, Western Alliance Bank, Member FDIC, offers a full spectrum of tailored commercial banking solutions and consumer products, all delivered with outstanding service by banking and mortgage experts who put customers first. Major accolades include being ranked as a top U.S. bank in 2023 by American Banker and Bank Director and receiving #1 rankings on Institutional Investor's All-America Executive Team Midcap 2023-2024 for Best CEO, Best CFO, Best Company Board of Directors and Best Investor Relations Team. Serving clients across the country wherever business happens, Western Alliance Bank operates individual, full-service banking and financial brands with offices in key markets nationwide. 

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