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First Western Trust Adds Private Banker to Denver Tech Center Team

January 21, 2014

Denver, Colo – January 21, 2014 – First Western Trust is pleased to announce a new addition to its Denver Tech Center team.  As Private Banker, Kirk Okada will help clients with their daily lending needs.  Kirk is dedicated to understanding his client’s goals and recommending a solution to complete their financial picture.

Kirk brings more than 18 years of banking, finance, and real estate experience to First Western.  He previously worked as a mortgage banker at Colorado State Bank and Trust where he cultivated and developed business relationships with a diverse client base.

He earned his Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, specializing in marketing and transportation from the University of Colorado at Boulder.  He is also a licensed Colorado mortgage broker.

“At First Western, we focus on developing strong relationships with our clients to help them meet their complex financial needs,” said Russel Schmucker, president of First Western Trust’s Cherry Creek office.  “Kirk’s dedication to fostering these relationships will help expand our capabilities to help our clients achieve their financial goals.”


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First Western Trust is uniquely positioned as the best private bank for the Western wealth management client by providing tailored solutions in the areas of wealth planning, private banking, investment management, and trusts and estates to meet client’s complex financial needs. With further specialties in retirement services, insurance, philanthropic services, and business banking, First Western delivers direct access to subject matter experts and sophisticated services through local, team-based relationships. First Western’s services are integrated through ConnectView, a proprietary approach that considers a client’s entire financial picture in designing integrated solutions to reach short- and long-term goals. Built specifically for clients based in the West, the firm has offices in Arizona, California, Colorado, and Wyoming.

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