Public Finance Solutions

We offer deposit and treasury management services, direct lending and lease financing. You can also choose from a wide array of debt structures, with comprehensive, flexible lending terms out to 20 years. We provide a streamlined credit approval process, too.

Closer Relationships for Superior Responsiveness

A public finance professional for more than 20 years, Monika Suarez leads a team that specializes in tailoring debt and financing strategies for local governments and nonprofits. The team’s approach stands out as uniquely relationship-oriented for this sector.

  • Monika Suarez, Western Alliance Bank
    Monika Suarez
  • Mieke Holkeboer, Western Alliance Bank
    Mieke Holkeboer
  • Joshua Lentz, Western Alliance Bank
    Joshua Lentz
  • Melvin Moothen, Western Alliance Bank
    Melvin Moothen
Monika Suarez, Western Alliance Bank
Monika Suarez
Senior Vice President, Municipal Finance Director
Mieke Holkeboer, Western Alliance Bank
Mieke Holkeboer
Vice President, Municipal Finance Officer
Joshua Lentz, Western Alliance Bank
Joshua Lentz
Vice President, Senior Loan Officer, Municipal Finance
Melvin Moothen, Western Alliance Bank
Melvin Moothen
Vice President, Relationship Manager
Public and Nonprofit Finance
About Us

Western Alliance Public and Nonprofit Finance, a specialized group within Western Alliance Bank, Member FDIC, provides financing to state and local governments and nonprofit entities with an unmatched level of expertise and responsiveness. The group’s team of leading professionals has significant industry experience and has closed over 180 municipal and nonprofit loans since 2011 with outstanding loans of over $1.5 billion. Western Alliance Bank is the primary subsidiary of Phoenix-based Western Alliance Bancorporation. Western Alliance is one of the country’s top-performing banking companies and has ranked in the top 10 on the Forbes “Best Banks in America” list for four consecutive years, 2016-2019. A national presence with a regional footprint, Western Alliance Bank operates individually branded, full-service banking divisions and has offices in key markets nationwide.


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