Matt Griesbach joined the Western Alliance Bank team in 2023 as the Commercial and Industrial Industry Executive for Aerospace & Defense. With more than 25 years of progressive experience in corporate and commercial banking, he brings deep expertise to his role. 

At Western Alliance Bank, Mr. Griesbach is responsible for managing a team of bankers focused on advising companies in the Aerospace, Defense and Government Services sector throughout the US. He has a wealth of knowledge in the aerospace industry, having previously held leadership roles in Aerospace & Defense Corporate and Commercial Banking at City National Bank and Bank of America Merrill Lynch. Prior to these positions Mr. Griesbach held various roles at General Electric Company and Bank of America. 

Mr. Griesbach holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Science from the University of Notre Dame where he played football as a walk-on offensive lineman under legendary coach Lou Holtz. Outside of his professional role, he serves as a dedicated board member for the San Diego Military Advisory Council. He also devotes time to the Notre Dame Alumni Club of San Diego, Aerospace & Defense Forum, San Diego’s Cyber Center of Excellence, LEAD San Diego and is a volunteer coach for various youth football leagues throughout the area. 

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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.