Pub. 10 2022 Issue 4

Executive Development Program Class of 2022

Congratulations to the 2022 graduates of UBA’s Executive Development Program, honored this year at the Bank Executive Winter Conference at the Little America Hotel on Dec. 2, 2022. This was the 10th group to go through the program, and this year’s class of 41 joins an elite group of 299 EDP alumni throughout the state. We are excited to watch them lead the industry into a very bright future!

2022 Graduates

Steve Alsup
Regional Banking Senior Manager, Wells Fargo

Destinee Anderson
VP BSA & OFAC Officer, First Community Bank

Blaine Bitton
Controller, Optum Bank

Jenny Bressler
Training Director, Central Bank

Tim Brosnan
VP, Director,Portfolio Management, FinWise Bank

Matthew Brunson
Senior Vice President, Strategic Partnership Platforms,
TAB Bank

Raphael Chibota
Enterprise Risk Analyst, Glacier Bancorp

Jake Christensen
Corporate Relationship Manager, Zions Bank

Chris Comber
VP of Credit Administration, FinWise Bank

Brad Dissinger
VP of Credit Administration, FinWise Bank

Steven Drakulich
VP, Community Banking Manager, Hillcrest Bank

Casey Dyreng
VP/Lending Manager, State Bank of Southern Utah

Eli Farnsworth
Operations Manager, First Utah Bank

Alan Garcia
SVP, Commercial Credit Operations,
Underwriting Manager, Celtic Bank

Breann Garfield
AVP Consumer Lending, First Community Bank

Luke Harrison
Business Development Officer,
State Bank of Southern Utah

Tyler Heaps
Mortgage Dept Manager, Vice President, Central Bank

Cindee Himelright
VP, Portfolio Manager – Residential Construction & Consumer, Bank of Utah

Angie Hunter
AVP Account Operations, TAB Bank

Ryan Kendrick
Director, Credit Policy and Governance, WEX Bank

Kraig Kerr
Associate Vice President Data Services, TAB Bank

2022 Graduates Continued

David Kirby
SVP, Director of Business Banking, Practice Pathways, Zions Bank

Kanita Lipjankic
VP, Construction Finance, Celtic Bank

Charlie Machinski
Associate Vice President, Strategic Project Management, Medallion Bank

Mary McBride
VP, Digital Experience & Sales Manager, Bank of Utah

Nathan Mills
VP, Marketing and Training, FinWise Bank

Jeff Morton
VP & Manager, Marketing Division, Regions | EnerBank

Tim Negus
Branch Manager, VP, Zions Bank

Rob Packer
Director of Talent and Learning Development, Altabank

Jared Peterson
Assistant Manager / Loan Officer, Central Bank

Whitney Sanders
AVP, Portfolio Manager, TAB Bank

Melissa Snell
VP/Commercial Loan Officer, Brighton Bank

Lance Stott
Vice President / Lending Manager,
State Bank of Southern Utah

Bruce Sweeten
Chief Credit Officer, Comenity Capital Bank

Jared Taylor
AVP Relationship Manager, Bank of Utah

Cooper Thomas
Director, Deposit Operations, Nelnet Bank

Sommer Uzelac
VP, EB Accounting Manager, Regions | EnerBank

Mike Wells
VP Relationship Manager, Bank of Utah

Justin Willey
Credit Manager, Medallion Bank

Christopher Ziebert
VP, Director of Data Services, FinWise Bank

Eric Zupon
AVP, Credit Analyst, First Utah Bank

There are limited seats remaining for the 2023 Executive Development Program. Classes start on Jan. 19, 2023. For more information on the program and how to register, visit