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First Western Trust Names Chairman to Denver Team

Denver, Colo. – February 5, 2016 – First Western Trust is pleased to announce, Lou Clinton has been promoted to chairman of the Downtown Denver location. In this role, he will be responsible for managing the bank’s financial goals, expanding our presence in the Downtown Denver market, and ensuring First Western Trust’s continued dedication to building meaningful client relationships.

Lou has been an integral part of the First Western Trust team for the last thirteen years. During this time, he has held multiple roles within the company, including regional president, chief credit officer, and chief risk officer. Most recently, he served as president of the Downtown Denver office.

Prior to joining First Western Trust, Lou co-founded and served as a managing director of a multi-client family office for families with assets of $10 million to $250 million. There he oversaw asset ownership structuring, wealth transfer planning, asset allocation, charitable planning, and banking negotiation. Serving on various civic boards, including as chairman of the Denver Zoo, Lou has a passion for giving back to the community, very much in keeping with First Western Trust’s core values.

“At First Western Trust, we pride ourselves on outstanding client service, financial expertise, and community involvement,” said Scott Wylie, chairman and CEO of First Western Trust. “Lou exemplifies these qualities and as Chairman, he will help First Western Trust further strengthen our relationships with our clients, local business, and our community.”

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