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First Western

Chief Credit Officer | Denver

Scott J. Lawley, joined First Western in June 2018 as its Chief Credit Officer. In this role, he is responsible for our asset quality, including private banking, commercial and real estate loans. Additionally, he is responsible for product development and loan structuring, loan review, and management of credit administration.

Prior to joining First Western, Scott was the Senior Credit Officer and Segment Risk Officer for Huntington National Bank, a full-service banking provider that operates in eight states. Scott also held various credit positions with PNC Bank and US Bank as well as held various lending positions with Fleet Bank.

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Getting to Know Scott

What do you like most about what you do?

Working with strong leaders to solve complex problems.

What do you believe is your best quality? 

Hardworking and trustworthy.

What is your motto?

Be sure to put your feet in the right place, then stand firm. - Abraham Lincoln


  • Bachelor's from the University of Rochester
  • MBA in Finance from the University of Cincinnati