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 $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. Serving clients across the country wherever business happens, Western Alliance Bank operates individual, full-service banking and financial brands and has offices in key markets nationwide.