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First Western

Loan Associate | Cherry Creek

As Loan Associate, Maria assists the lending team in supporting and growing client relationships through a personalized approach. Her responsibilities include coordinating loan processing, approvals, and closings where she works closely with each client and their relationship manager to find tailored lending solutions.

Prior to joining First Western, Maria worked as a Commercial Sales Assistant with Midland States Bank. She brings more than 25 years of industry experience with an extensive background in client service.


Getting to Know Maria

What do you like most about what you do?

What do you believe is your best quality?
Finding solutions for customers.

What is your motto?
Live, Love, and Laugh.


  • Bachelor of Science in Business Administration


  • Employee of the Year Award-2004