Shawn serves as vice president, portfolio management supervisor for Alliance Association Bank where he manages the entire community association lending process from initial underwriting to closing, as well as the organization's existing loan portfolio. Mr. Kerns role helps to ensure a responsive process in order to deliver a positive and customer-centric experience for Alliance Association Bank customers.
Mr. Kerns has been active in the banking industry for many years, where he has served in multiple capacities. Prior to joining Alliance Association Bank, he served as the senior vice president at Black Hills Community Bank in Rapid City, South Dakota, where he managed the credit administrative division.
Prior to relocating to Arizona, Shawn served on the Board of Directors for United Way of Rapid City, and volunteered countless hours to benefit youth sports in the community.
Mr. Kerns is a South Dakota native and graduate of South Dakota School of Mines and Technology, the Stonier ABA Graduate School of Banking and possesses a leadership certificate from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.
Alliance Association Bank
Alliance Bank of Arizona, a division of Western Alliance Bank, Member FDIC, helps business clients realize their ambitions. Founded in 2003, Alliance Bank of Arizona offers a full spectrum of loan, deposit and treasury management capabilities, plus superior service. With nine offices in Greater Phoenix, Tucson and Flagstaff, along with Western Alliance Bank’s powerful array of specialized financial services, the banking division is a valued resource for Arizona’s business, real estate, professional, municipal and nonprofit communities. Alliance Bank’s wide-ranging commitment to giving back to its communities has earned the prestigious Corporate Philanthropy Award from the Phoenix Business Journal. Western Alliance Bank is the primary subsidiary of Phoenix-based Western Alliance Bancorporation, with more than $60 billion in assets. Western Alliance is #2 best-performing of the 50 largest public U.S. banks in the S&P Global Market Intelligence listing for 2021 and ranks high year after year on the Forbes list of “America’s Best Banks.”