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Western Alliance Bank Hires Emily Harrison to Equipment Finance Group

Posted 02/11/2021

Western Alliance Bank, one of the country’s top-performing banking companies, has hired Emily Harrison to serve as Underwriting Officer for the Equipment Finance Group. In her role, Harrison is responsible for underwriting new lease and loan requests and renewals for working capital lines of credit, term loans, traditional asset-based lines of credit and other bank lending products. 

“With experience as a business and credit analyst, Emily has a unique skillset that will help our team better evaluate prospective opportunities based on real market data and inherent risks,” said Brian Scott, Managing Director of the Equipment Finance Group.

Harrison comes to Western Alliance Bank from a national leader in real estate investment trust services, where she served as a portfolio manager overseeing a commercial real estate portfolio totaling more than $1.5 billion. Additionally, she served as a credit analyst and investment orders associate at an investment management company where she also educated investors and peers on complex securities topics.

Western Alliance Bank’s Equipment Finance Group works to deliver capital equipment financing solutions for companies nationwide as part of the $1 trillion equipment financing sector. The group is built on customizing capital markets experience by taking a holistic approach to clients’ needs and working with other divisions within Western Alliance Bank to bring new financing solutions to the table. The Equipment Finance Group has funded hundreds of transactions across a wide range of industries, including transportation, healthcare, technology, manufacturing and others.

For more information about Western Alliance Bank’s Equipment Finance Group, connect with Brian Scott, Managing Director; Jon Brown, Vice President; or Lance Waller, Vice President:

Brian Scott: BScott@westernalliancebank.com,602.296.6649

Jon Brown: JBrown1@westernalliancebank.com, 602.389.3522

Lance Waller: Lwaller@westernalliancebank.com, 615-337-0650

About Equipment Finance

Western Alliance Equipment Finance, a national banking group within Western Alliance Bank, Member FDIC, specializes in delivering capital markets solutions in equipment financing for a wide variety of industries and sectors, including healthcare, technology, manufacturing, software services, energy management, construction, transportation and more. The group’s in-depth experience combines with expert personalized service and innovative banking options to help clients nationwide meet their business goals. Western Alliance Bank is the primary subsidiary of Phoenix-based Western Alliance Bancorporation, one of the country’s top-performing banking companies. The bank was #1 best-performing of the 50 largest public U.S. banks in the most recent S&P Global Market Intelligence listing and ranks high on the Forbes “Best Banks in America” list year after year. Serving clients across the country wherever business happens, Western Alliance Bank operates individually branded, full-service banking divisions and has offices in key markets nationwide. For more information, visit westernalliancebancorporation.com/solutions/equipment-finance.


Stephanie Whitlow
Alliance Bank of Arizona, a division of Western Alliance Bank, Member FDIC
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