Experience Matters

Our team of industry veterans bring an unrivaled understanding of the restaurant franchise financing industry. With high-touch customer service, a wide range of financing tools and a team of dedicated franchise financing bankers gives you more options than ever before when looking for solutions that meet your unique needs.


With a profound depth of knowledge and unmatched experience in the restaurant financing arena, our expert bankers bring extensive banking and financing expertise to help you reach your goals.


Contact us to learn more.

Kevin Fretz
Managing Director
(602) 661-6115
[email protected]

Mike Mitchell
Senior Vice President, Southeast Region
(404) 580-8023
[email protected]

Zachary Thayer
Senior Vice President, Northeast & Midwest Regions
(312) 914-0755
[email protected]

Jeff Piccinelli
Senior Vice President, West Region
(602) 357-9001
[email protected]

James Braksick
Portfolio Manager
(602) 386-2443
[email protected]

Sandra McArthur
Senior Sales Support Specialist
(602) 661-6116
[email protected]

Franchise Finance Solutions

With experience in quick-service restaurant (QSR) financing, as well as serving fast-casual, casual and chain operators, Western Alliance Franchise Finance brings a host of offerings to restaurant operators and franchisees. Areas of specialty include:


* All offers of credit are subject to credit approval, satisfactory legal documentation, and regulatory compliance. Borrowers are responsible for any appraisal and environmental fees plus customary closing costs, including title, escrow, documentation fees and may be responsible for any bank fees including bridge loan, construction loan, and packaging fees.

Franchise Finance
About Us

Western Alliance Franchise Finance, a national banking group within Western Alliance Bank, Member FDIC, delivers a full spectrum of customized loan, deposit and treasury management solutions to restaurant operators and franchisees in quick-service restaurants (QSR), fast-casual, casual and chains across the nation. The group’s proven track record, combined with personalized service and a wide range of financing options, provides a gateway for helping clients reach their goals. Western Alliance Bank is the primary subsidiary of Phoenix-based Western Alliance Bancorporation, with more than $50 billion in assets. The bank is again #1 best-performing of the 50 largest public U.S. banks in the 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.