Chris Martin is the director of treasury management sales for the Western Alliance Bank Specialized Mortgage Services National Business Line, which includes warehouse finance, MSR financing and note finance. As Western Alliance Bank continues to invest and deploy the latest technologies, such as APIs and expanding digital offerings, Mr. Martin's expertise with automation and providing tailored guidance to clients regarding optimizing their financial processes will help drive deposits for the bank.
Mr. Martin has over 18 years’ experience working in the banking industry, with the majority of that time being in treasury management. He held treasury management roles with National Bank of Arizona and Wells Fargo before joining Western Alliance Bank in 2022. Prior to entering the corporate world, Mr. Martin worked on a farm in Missouri and then the food industry in California.
He enjoys volunteering to help students, individuals and small business owners improve their financial literacy.
Mr. Martin graduated from Arizona State University, earning a Master of Business Administration with a focus in Finance and International Business. He studied abroad in Ireland and worked with an NGO in South America as part of his studies.
In his free time, Mr. Martin enjoys spending time with his wife, sons and two dogs. He is also a pretend golfer and pickleball player.
Specialized Mortgage Services
Western Alliance Specialized Mortgage Services, a national banking group within Western Alliance Bank, Member FDIC, delivers comprehensive funding solutions to independent mortgage bankers and funds nationwide. Led by experienced senior industry executives, the relationship banking team offers warehouse lending, MSR financing and treasury solutions with exceptional responsiveness and creativity. Specialized Mortgage Services is part of Western Alliance Bancorporation, which has more than $70 billion in assets. Major accolades include being ranked as a top U.S. bank in 2023 by American Banker and Bank Director. With significant national capabilities, the Specialized Mortgage Services Group delivers the reach, resources and deep industry knowledge that make a difference for customers.