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  • August 3, 2018

Denver, CO– August 3, 2018 – First Western Trust is pleased to announce a new addition. Brandon Humphryes, CFA, co-portfolio manager & credit analyst, has joined the company’s investment team and serves as a municipal bond strategist. Brandon will oversee tax-free bond strategies and accounts within First Western Trust and First Western Capital Management.

Most recently, Mr. Humphryes was the senior portfolio manager for Trust Company of America, overseeing the company’s investment portfolio. Prior to that, Mr. Humphryes worked at Vectra Bank as an assistant vice president, financial analyst, responsible for budgeting, forecasting, credit monitoring and performance incentives.

Mr. Humphryes, a financial analyst veteran with more than 22 years of wealth management, and investment management experience, previously held senior portfolio roles at firms including

Mountain Asset Management, Suncorp Corporate Credit Union, and First Data Corporation.  Brandon earned his BA in Business Administration with a concentration in Finance at Fort Lewis College – Colorado; his MBA in Finance from Rutgers University – New Jersey; and is a CFA® charterholder.

“Brandon brings additional talent, expertise, and experience that will help implement new strategies across all of our investment platforms,” said John Sawyer, CIO of First Western Trust. “We are excited to see such a seasoned and well-regarded investment professional join the First Western team.”

About First Western Trust

First Western Trust’s mission is to be the best private bank for the Western wealth management client. The integrated wealth management firm delivers a complete package of goals-oriented wealth advisory services to clients that have a uniquely Western spirit from its 13 offices in Colorado, Arizona, California, and Wyoming.

Through its proprietary ConnectView service model, First Western delivers tailored solutions spanning personal, business, mortgage and philanthropic needs.