Matt Griesbach Named Commercial Banking Executive for Aerospace and Defense at Western Alliance Bank

November 06, 2023

SAN DIEGO — Western Alliance Bank today announced that Matt Griesbach has been appointed as the organization’s Commercial and Industrial Industry Executive for Aerospace and Defense.

"Matt's exceptional leadership in the aerospace and defense industry is a tremendous asset to the Commercial Banking team at Western Alliance Bank," said Julian Parra, Head of Commercial and Industrial Banking for California at Western Alliance Bank. "These industries play a pivotal role in the economic landscape of Southern California, where Matt is based, and his national expertise further positions us as trusted advisors to clients in this sector throughout the country.” 

With more than 25 years of progressive experience in corporate and commercial banking, Griesbach brings deep expertise to his role. 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. Griesbach holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Science from the University of Notre Dame.

“I’m looking forward to being a part of Western Alliance Bank’s Commercial Banking team,” said Griesbach. “It’s an exciting time for the company as we bring a dedicated focus to the market and I’m eager to bring a fresh perspective and deliver tailor-made financial solutions that will enable our clients in the aerospace and defense sector to soar to new heights.” 

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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. 

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