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October 10, 2012

FORT COLLINS – September 28, 2012 – First Western Financial Inc. (“First Western”) is pleased to announce that Mandy Jesser, Client Experience Coordinator, has been named to the Top 25 Most Influential Young Professionals list compiled by Colorado Biz Magazine. This award recognizes Mandy as a leader in the private banking industry and honors her efforts to give back to her community through volunteering and social engagement.

Mandy’s work over the past eight years as a senior private banker in First Western’s Fort Collins office has focused on offering clients a comprehensive review of their financial situation and developing custom-tailored solutions consistent with client goals and needs. A Registered ParaPlanner, Mandy is also working towards her designation as a Certified Financial Planner. These certifications allow Mandy to operate as a leader in the private banking and wealth management industry. Currently, Mandy works with teams in all of First Western’s operating areas to ensure that an exceptional client experience is provided.

“Mandy brings a great attitude, initiative and integrity to this organization,” said Kristi Benningsdorf, president of First Western’s Fort Collins location. “She exhibits strong communication skills and is an exceptional self-starter. She is a huge asset to this team.”

Her efforts to enhance the local community reach far beyond her professional role at First Western. Working with the Boys & Girls Clubs of Larimer County, Mandy volunteered to serve the “banker role” in a poverty simulation hosted by United Way. Her involvement stretches to teaching opportunities at Front Range Community College and youth development through Matthew’s House in Fort Collins.

About First Western Trust

First Western Trust strives to be the best private bank and trust company for the Western wealth management client by providing comprehensive, tailored solutions in the areas of wealth planning, private banking, investment management, and trusts and estates. First Western also offers expertise in retirement services, mortgages, insurance, and business banking. First Western’s services are integrated through ConnectView, a proprietary approach that focuses on a client’s entire financial picture. Built specifically for clients based in the West, the firm has offices in Arizona, California, Colorado, and Wyoming.




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