Our Leaders

At First Western, we share an uncommon entrepreneurial edge, possessing diverse backgrounds and impressive credentials. Our ability to think creatively and build a solid plan for execution supports a thriving culture and promotes continued success throughout our organization.

With an innate desire and ability to inspire and motivate others to achieve success, we are dedicated to our clients, our fellow associates, and the ongoing strength and growth of the company.

Executive Team

Presidents & Chairmen

Holding Company Board

Luke A. Latimer, EVP/Treasurer of R&L Development Company in New Alexandria, PA.

David R. Duncan,  President & CEO of Silver Oak & Twomey Cellars, Oakville, CA.

Robert R. Bennett, former CEO and President of Liberty Media,  Englewood, CO.

Thomas A. Gart, President of The Gart Companies, Denver, CO.

Patrick H. Hamill, Chairman, President & CEO, Oakwood Homes, LLC., Erie, CO.

Mark L. Smith, Founder and Development Partner of East West Partners, Inc., Denver, CO.

Eric D. Sipf, former CEO of PacifiCare of Colorado.

Joseph C. Zimlich, CEO of Bohemian Companies, Ft. Collins, CO.

Martha Crawley Tracey, Vice President of Crawley Ventures, Inc., Denver, CO.

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