Arizona Bankers Association Elects New Chairman, New Board Members

Arizona Bankers Association

The Arizona Bankers Association (AzBA) is pleased to announce Mr. Brian Schwallie, Head of Commercial Deposit and Payment Solutions of U.S. Bank, has been named Chairman of the Board of Directors. Also named to the AzBA Board were Mr. Ralph Tapscott, CEO & President of Horizon Community Bank, and Ms. Dina Ryan, Director-SW Region, State & Local Government Relations of Citigroup.

AzBA elected two new executive committee members. Mr. Scott Vanderpool, Local Market Executive of Bank of America, was elected to the secretary position, and Ms. Jennifer Anderson, Executive Vice President of Wells Fargo Bank, was elected to the treasurer position on the Executive Committee.

The Arizona Bankers Association also recognizes the service of the Immediate Past Chairman, Jack Barry, Chairman & CEO, Arizona Region of Enterprise Bank & Trust.

Mr. Brian Schwallie is currently the Head of Commercial Deposit and Payment solutions at U.S. Bank.  He leads commercial banking’s real estate services businesses and acts as the deposit pricing and payments strategist for commercial banking.  Prior to this role Brian served as Arizona Market President for U.S. Bank tasked with leading commercial banking and coordinating all of U.S. Bank’s activities in Arizona.  Brian has been with U.S. Bank since 2005.

Brian currently serves as a Trustee and Vice President of the Desert Botanical Garden and as Chairman of the Board of Directors the Arizona Bankers Association.

U.S. Bank, with more than 70,000 employees, is the fifth-largest commercial bank in the United States. U.S. Bank is committed to serving its millions of customers across the country and around the world as a trusted financial partner, a commitment recognized by the Ethisphere Institute naming the bank one of the 2020 World’s Most Ethical Companies.

Horizon Community Bank is an Arizona State chartered community bank, specializing in business and commercial banking.  It was chartered in 2002 and has approximately $400 million in total assets. Horizon Community Bank currently operates seven full-service branches and two loan production offices in Western and Central Arizona.  Horizon Community Bank has nearly 100 bankers focused on delivering a high-touch level of service. It is a subsidiary of holding company Horizon Bancorp, Inc.

Citi, the leading global bank, has approximately 200 million customer accounts and does business in more than 160 countries and jurisdictions. Citi provides consumers, corporations, governments and institutions with a broad range of financial products and services, including consumer banking and credit, corporate and investment banking, securities brokerage, transaction services, and wealth management.

At Bank of America, has a clear purpose to help make financial lives better through the power of every connection. They fulfill this purpose through our commitment to responsible growth, which includes a focus on environmental, social and governance (ESG) leadership. Integrated across our eight lines of business — our ESG focus reflects our values, ensures we are holding ourselves accountable, presents tremendous business opportunity, and allows us to create shared success with our clients and communities. Bank of America provide unmatched convenience in the United States, serving approximately 66 million consumer and small business clients. Bank of America is a global leader in wealth management, corporate and investment banking and trading across a broad range of asset classes, serving corporations, governments, institutions and individuals around the world. The company serves clients through operations across the United States, its territories and more than 35 countries.

Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE: WFC) is a diversified, community-based financial services company with $1.98 trillion in assets. Wells Fargo’s vision is to satisfy our customers’ financial needs and help them succeed financially. Founded in 1852 and headquartered in San Francisco, Wells Fargo provides banking, investment and mortgage products and services, as well as consumer and commercial finance, through 7,400 locations, more than 13,000 ATMs, the internet ( and mobile banking, and has offices in 31 countries and territories to support customers who conduct business in the global economy. With approximately 263,000 team members, Wells Fargo serves one in three households in the United States. Wells Fargo & Company was ranked No. 30 on Fortune’s 2020 rankings of America’s largest corporations. News, insights and perspectives from Wells Fargo are also available at Wells Fargo Stories. Additional information may be found at | Twitter: @WellsFargo.

For more than 30 years, Enterprise Bank & Trust has primarily focused on serving the lifetime financial needs of privately-held businesses, their owner families and other success-minded individuals. We know that every business – and every person – is unique. That’s why we get to know you in a way the large financial institutions don’t. The relationship we develop, together, fuels our ability to tailor our banking, trust and financial advisory services to your unique needs. Enterprise Bank & Trust is headquartered in Clayton, Missouri. We operate branch locations in Arizona, Kansas, Missouri and New Mexico. We offer a range of business and personal banking services, as well as wealth management services including financial planning, estate planning, investment management and trust services to businesses, individuals, institutions, retirement plans and nonprofit organizations. Our parent company, Enterprise Financial Services Corp, is a publicly-traded company with its common stock traded on the Nasdaq Stock Market under the symbol “EFSC.”

AzBA is the 117-year-old trade association for Arizona’s commercial banks.  The Association represents banks taking deposits statewide, from Yuma to Tuba City and all points in between.

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