Salt Lake City The Utah Bankers Association has elected new officers and board members for 2010-2011. The announcement was made at the conclusion of the association's Annual Convention in Sun Valley, Idaho.
Matt Packard, President and CEO of Central Bank, Provo, was elected Chairman of the association with Damon Miller, President, U.S. Bank, elected as Vice Chairman and Louise P. Kelly, President and CEO of EnerBank USA, Salt Lake City, 2nd Vice Chairman.
Matt Packard heads the $630 million Central Bank in Utah County. He is a fifth generation banker who began employment at family owned Central Bank in 1976 and has worked his way up through the management ranks. He served on state and national banking committees and as a director for several companies. He is past-Chairman of the Western Independent Banker’s Association.
Damon Miller coordinates U.S. Bank’s activities across all business lines and represents the company in the communities it serves. Serving in a dual role, Miller is also Division Manager of Commercial Banking for the company’s Utah operation. He currently holds leadership positions with KUED and Junior Achievement of Utah.
Louise Kelly is the founding executive of Salt Lake City based EnerBank USA, a wholly-owned subsidiary of CMS Energy Corp. (NYSE: CMS). Her banking career spans almost four decades, primarily in the mid-Atlantic region, with an emphasis on business banking and commercial marketing. She is responsible for the overall management of this highly specialized bank whose only business is unsecured home improvement lending throughout the United States.
Newly elected Board Members are: David Alexander, President, 1st Bank Morgan; Richard T. Beard, President and CEO, Bank of American Fork; Matthew Browning, President, Target Bank, Salt Lake City; Eric Schmutz, President & CEO, State Bank of Southern Utah, Cedar City; and Greg Winegardner, Utah Region President, Wells Fargo.
Bankers continuing to service on the board are ; Immediate Past Chairman – Sheldon Woods, President & CEO, Pitney Bowes Bank; A. Scott Anderson, President & CEO, Zions First National Bank; Leonel Castillo, President & CEO, American Bank of Commerce; Mark Hales, President & CEO, Ally Bank; Randy Hoyt, President & CEO, Western Community Bank; Cynthia Johnson, Assistant Vice President, Lewiston State Bank; Andrea Moss, President & CEO, American Express Centurion Bank; John Taggart, President & CEO, Medallion Bank; Curt Taylor, President & CEO, Heber Valley Bank; Jill Taylor, District President, KeyBank Utah; Kirk Weiler, President & CEO, Wright Express FSC; Craig White, President & CEO, Utah Independent Bank; and Craig Zollinger, President & CEO, Chase. Howard M. Headlee serves as President and Chief Staff Officer for the association.