Jim Furash is CEO and Founder of AmeriHome, a Western Alliance Bank company. Prior to the company’s acquisition by Western Alliance in 2021, Mr. Furash was instrumental in building AmeriHome by raising millions in committed capital and growing operations to create a leading national business-to-business mortgage acquirer and servicer.
Before becoming CEO of AmeriHome, Mr. Furash was President and CEO of Countrywide Bank until 2007, which contributed to his extensive experience as a commercial and mortgage banking executive with deep financial, operational and regulatory expertise.
Mr. Furash is a graduate of the University of Virginia and holds an MBA from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.
Western Alliance Bank
With more than $50 billion in assets, Western Alliance Bancorporation (NYSE:WAL) is one of the country’s top-performing banking companies. The company is again #1 best-performing of the 50 largest public U.S. banks in the S&P Global Market Intelligence listing for 2020, ranks high on the Forbes “Best Banks in America” list year after year and was named #1 Best Emerging Regional Bank per Bank Director’s 2022 RankingBanking study. Its primary subsidiary, Western Alliance Bank, Member FDIC, helps clients realize their ambitions with teams of experienced bankers and mortgage experts who deliver superior service and a full spectrum of customized loan, deposit and treasury management capabilities, including blockchain-based offerings. Business clients also benefit from a powerful array of specialized financial services that provide strong expertise and tailored solutions for a wide variety of industries and sectors. Serving clients across the country wherever business happens, Western Alliance Bank operates individual, full-service banking brands and has offices in key markets nationwide.