Director of Private Banking
As Director of Private Banking, Tina is responsible for overseeing all aspects of private banking activities including the adherence of policies and procedures, service standards, and the ideal client experience. She provides support to our bankers through the implementation of deposit growth strategies and new products and services, and she assists with complex client requests. Tina is responsible for the hiring, mentoring, and career development of our private bankers. She also identifies and addresses process improvement opportunities and partners with a variety of departments to develop and implement private banking initiatives.
Tina joined First Western Trust in 2006 and has served as a private banking officer, assistant vice president – profit center coordinator, and most recently as vice president – director of sales and services support. Prior to joining First Western, Tina worked for Centennial Bank of the West.
Getting to Know Tina
What do you like most about your job?
The people I work with! They are smart, dedicated individuals that work hard and know how to have a good time!
How does your involvement with the community fulfill you?
I love working with kids or for their benefit! I think it’s important to be a positive role model and help encourage them to be the best version of themselves.
What traits do you most admire in a person?
Hard work and positivity. I truly believe you can accomplish anything with the right amount of grit and perseverance.
- Bachelor of Science in Human Rehabilitative Services from the University of Northern Colorado
- Bachelor of Arts in Sociology with a Family Studies Emphasis from the University of Northern Colorado
- Treasurer and Board Member for the University Schools Board of Governors
- Secretary and Board Member University Schools Foundation
- Participant in the National Longitudinal Survey of Youth 1997
- Head coach with Greeley Evans Youth League
- 2016 Recipient of The Westy: Awarded for consistently going above and beyond to make First Western truly special for its clients, associates, and stakeholders
- 2009 Summer Sales Regatta Winner: Top Individual Revenue Producer – First Western Trust
- 2006-2007 Winner of the Ritz Blitz Sales Contest: Team Recognition – First Western Trust