The Commerce Bank of Washington

Alan Forney

“The philosophy and service ingrained in the culture of Commerce Bank by our original founders lives as strong today as it did on that first day 20 years ago, which makes this bank unique in so many different ways.”

Alan M. Forney is the President and CEO of The Commerce Bank of Washington, which is a division of Zions Bancorporation, N.A. He serves on the Executive Management Committee as an Executive Vice President of the Company. Mr. Forney has over 26 years of banking experience.

Mr. Forney began his banking career in 1984 with Rainier Bank, which through a merger became Security Pacific Bancorporation Northwest. He spent 8 years outside of banking as general manager of a large seafood import company and a commercial fishing company. Forney joined US Bank’s Commercial Lending team in 2000 before joining The Commerce Bank of Washington in 2006.

Mr. Forney received a B.A. in Economics from the University of Washington and an MBA from Seattle Pacific University. His civic activities have included various not-for-profit companies such as United Way, Big Brothers of King County, Junior Achievement, Childhaven (Board Member), and the Seattle Police Foundation (Board Member).

Executive Management

Advisory Board of Directors

  • Tom A. Alberg Managing Director Madrona Venture Group
  • Graham S. Anderson Retired
  • Stanley H. Barer Chairman Emeritus Saltchuk Resources
  • Christopher T. Bayley Chairman Dylan Bay Companies
  • Carl G. Behnke President REB Enterprises
  • William D. Bradford Endowed Professor - Finance, Business and Economics University of Washington
  • Timothy B. Engle President Saltchuk Resources
  • Michael D. Garvey Retired
  • James C. Hawkanson The Commerce Bank of Washington Retired Chief Executive Officer
  • Jan Hendrickson Managing Partner Denny Hill Capital
  • John A. Hilton, Jr. Retired
  • Earl P. Lasher III Retired
  • William J. Rex Retired
  • Robert R. Richards Economist
  • Faye Sarkowsky Community Volunteer
  • Stanley D. Savage Chairman The Commerce Bank of Washington
  • Harris H. Simmons Chairman, President and CEO Zions Bancorporation
  • David C. Wyman Wyvest

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