Western Alliance Names Chief Credit Officer
Mr McAuslan has over 25 years experience with western regional and national banks in senior credit administration positions.
Prior to Western Alliance, Mr McAuslan was senior credit executive for the western US markets with Mutual of Omaha Bank since November 2008. From 2000 to 2008, he was executive vice president/senior credit officer for western US markets for BBVA/Compass Bank.
Earlier, Mr McAuslan has served as executive vice president and chief credit officer for H.F. Ahmanson/Home Savings of America from 1996-1999.
Mr McAuslan assumes the position from Duane Froeschle who has been named chief credit officer of Western Alliance Bank.
Ken Vecchione, president and COO of Western Alliance Bancorporation, said: â€œMr Froeschle has played an important role in building our organization and improving our asset quality profile during this challenging economy, and we are fortunate to have both Mr Froeschle and Mr McAuslan on our team.â€
Robert Sarver, chairman and CEO of Western Alliance Bancorporation, said: â€œI am delighted to have Mr McAuslan join our management team. Mr McAuslan brings with him an exceptional level of expertise in credit and risk management combined with over two decades of experience in our markets and with the customer segments we serve.
Mr McAuslan said: â€œI am very excited to be joining Western Alliance. Western Alliance is a strong institution with seasoned management and a proven business model, and I look forward to playing a role in its continued growth and success.â€
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