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Commercial Lending Relationship Manager – East Valley (AZ)

Commercial Lending
National Bank of Arizona
060202 Requisition #

At National Bank of Arizona, we’re a community of professionals with relationships at our core. We strive to promote an engaging environment with accessible leadership and on-going employee development. National Bank of Arizona was founded on the premise of building local relationships, we pride ourselves on providing our clients, shareholders, and each other the best possible tools, resources, and opportunities. Our workplace culture is based on inclusivity and collaboration, so we can give our customers as well as our employees the best possible environment to thrive. More than 35 years later, our approach hasn’t changed.  At NBAZ, the possibilities are endless – come for the job, stay for a career.


NBAZ is looking for an experienced Commercial Lending Relationship Manager to join our East Valley Team.  Top candidates will have extensive knowledge of the East Valley and surrounding communities with proven success attracting new business relationships while deepening our existing customer relationships.


This position focuses on identifying appropriate lending opportunities, soliciting and developing all types of business activity, specializing in commercial loans, participating in the development and recommendation of overall commercial loan objectives, policies and practices.


Ideal candidates will have the necessary skills to: 

  • Support the development and maintenance of profitable commercial banking relationships.
  • Establish, develop and maintain an aggressive prospect calling program to determine the scope of potential relationship opportunities and alignment with NBAZ core values and strategic objectives.
  • Interpret and implement commercial loan policies and contribute effectively to a sound and profitable loan portfolio with maximum income and minimum losses
  • Minimize problem credit and/or delinquencies by maintaining high credit standards, good documentation procedures and timely collection efforts.
  • Make loan presentations and decision recommendations to senior lenders and/or loan committees.
  • Participates in the completion of transactions with the sales team.
  • Other duties as assigned.



A four-year college degree in business, accounting, or finance is strongly preferred with 2+ years of direct commercial lending in C&I, or other complex commercial lending. An equivalent combination of education and experience may meet qualifications. Knowledge of commercial loans, credit and/or related lending processes and procedures is required.

  • Local candidates are highly preferred.  This role requires knowledge of local networks with expertise and pipelines in surrounding AZ communities.
  • Knowledge of commercial credit analysis, spreading and analyzing financial statements, credit scoring, documentation, etc.
  • A demonstrated ability to develop and maintain major banking relationships is strongly preferred.
  • Applies highly advanced technologies, scientific principles, theories, and concepts in decision-making and problem-solving activities.
  • Requires an in-depth knowledge of related fields and the ability to apply that information to the current role.
  • Detail oriented, ability to work under pressure, manage multiple priorities, meet deadlines, and work independently.
  • Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal skills with strong financial and credit analysis skills are essential to this role. 
  • Creative problem solving, negotiation and presentation skills.

To review our Benefits Summary click here.


Zions Bancorporation, National Association prohibits illegal discrimination and reaffirms its policy of providing Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO), by extending equal employment and advancement opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment, without regard to race, color, religion, age (40 and over), sex, pregnancy, gender, disability, national origin, ethnic background, citizenship, protected veteran status, military service, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local law.


It is the Company’s policy not to discriminate because of a person’s relationship or association with a protected veteran. This includes spouses and other family members. Also, Zions will safeguard the fair and equitable treatment of protected veteran spouses and family members with regard to all employment actions and prohibit harassment of applicants and employees because of their relationship or association with a protected veteran.


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