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  • April 20, 2016

Denver, Colo. – April 20, 2016 – First Western Trust is pleased to announce that Louis L. Clinton III has been named as president of our Cherry Creek office. In this role, he will manage the bank’s financial goals, expand our banking and wealth planning presence in Cherry Creek, and ensure First Western Trust’s continued dedication to building meaningful client relationships. Mr. Clinton has been an integral part of the First Western Trust team for the last thirteen years.  He has held multiple roles, including regional president, chief credit officer, and chief risk officer. Most recently, he served as president of the Downtown Denver office.

“I am excited to take on this role,” said Mr. Clinton. “First Western Trust provides a unique approach to wealth planning utilizing our subject matter experts. Our teams are made up of exceptionally talented financial professionals from diverse backgrounds. By utilizing our expertise, we design holistic solutions that meet our clients’ financial needs today and in the future. I strongly believe the way we approach wealth management allows us to truly serve our clients’ best interests, and I look forward to leading the Cherry Creek team and furthering the great work they are already doing.”

Prior to joining First Western Trust, Mr. Clinton co-founded and served as a managing director of a multi-client family office for families with assets of $10 million to $250 million. Serving on various civic boards 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 president, he will help First Western Trust further strengthen our relationships with our clients and our community.”


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 14 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.