Jessica Jarvi is Chief Legal Officer of Western Alliance Bank and Western Alliance Bancorporation.
Ms. Jarvi heads Western Alliance’s legal department, leads the Company’s executive committee on diversity and inclusion, and oversees the ESG Program. Ms. Jarvi joined the Company as Corporate Counsel in 2007, assuming increasing levels of responsibility, including Deputy General Counsel and General Counsel, prior to becoming Chief Legal Officer. She joined the Company’s Senior Operating Committee in 2018 and sits on the Executive Leadership Team.
Ms. Jarvi graduated with honors from the University of Arizona, B.A., and Arizona State University, J.D. She was an associate attorney in the bankruptcy group at Snell & Wilmer before going in-house. She attended the Kellogg School of Management Women’s Senior Leadership Program, was nominated as Arizona Public Company Counsel of the Year, and named one of the 2019 Most Influential Women in Arizona.
Outside of the bank, Ms. Jarvi is active in the community, serving as Vice Chair on First Things First’s South Phoenix Regional Council since 2014 and as a regional council member since 2012. Ms. Jarvi is the proud mom of three children.
Western Alliance Bank
With more than $70 billion in assets, Western Alliance Bancorporation is one of the country’s top-performing banking companies. Its primary subsidiary, Western Alliance Bank, Member FDIC, offers a full spectrum of tailored commercial banking solutions and consumer products, all delivered with outstanding service by banking and mortgage experts who put customers first. Major accolades include being ranked as a top U.S. bank in 2023 by American Banker and Bank Director and receiving #1 rankings on Institutional Investor's All-America Executive Team Midcap 2023-2024 for Best CEO, Best CFO, Best Company Board of Directors and Best Investor Relations Team. Serving clients across the country wherever business happens, Western Alliance Bank operates individual, full-service banking and financial brands with offices in key markets nationwide.