Katie McDowell joined Western Alliance Bank in 2023 and brings nearly 20 years of experience to her role as Senior Vice President, Senior Relationship Manager. 

In her role, Ms. McDowell works closely with aerospace, defense and government services companies on their banking needs, providing credit, acquisition financing, foreign exchange, treasury management, corporate cards and more. Ms. McDowell brings deep industry experience to Western Alliance Bank, having previously held similar positions at City National Bank, Wells Fargo, GE Capital and Janes Capital Partners.  

Ms. McDowell holds a Bachelor of Arts in American Studies from Brown University as well as a Master of Business Administration from Yale School of Management, where she studied Finance and Investment Management. Outside of her professional role, she also serves on the Steering Committee for the Aerospace & Defense Forum, Orange County Chapter and is also an avid sailor, having placed fifth at the 2004 Summer Olympics. 

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Western Alliance Bank

With more than $70 billion in assets, Western Alliance Bancorporation is one of the country‚Äôs 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.