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  • January 20, 2014

Denver, Colo – January 20, 2014 – First Western Trust is pleased to announce a new addition to its Cherry Creek team. As Senior Vice President, Marty May will oversee  business development strategies to create a valuable, holistic experience for First Western’s clients.

Marty brings more than 20 years of banking experience to First Western.  He was most recently Senior Vice President of Front Range Bank where he helped grow the his group’s core deposits by over 100% and loans outstanding by 150%.  Previously at American National Bank as a market president, Marty managed commercial and consumer lending, treasury management, and branch operations.

He earned his Bachelor of Science in Applied Economics from the University of California at Irvine and the University of San Francisco.  He also attended Western Banking School in San Diego and graduated from the Graduate School of Banking at the University of Colorado at Boulder.

“At First Western, we specialize in looking at our clients’ complete financial pictures to help achieve their goals,” said Russel Schmucker, president of First Western Trust’s Cherry Creek office.  “With Marty’s holistic experience in banking, he will be a great addition to our team to help us continue to create tailored strategies to meet our clients’ objectives.”


About First Western Trust

First Western Trust is uniquely positioned as the best private bank for the Western wealth management client by providing tailored solutions in the areas of wealth planning, private banking, investment management, and trusts and estates to meet client’s complex financial needs. With further specialties in retirement services, insurance, philanthropic services, and business banking, First Western delivers direct access to subject matter experts and sophisticated services through local, team-based relationships. First Western’s services are integrated through ConnectView, a proprietary approach that considers a client’s entire financial picture in designing integrated solutions to reach short- and long-term goals. Built specifically for clients based in the West, the firm has offices in Arizona, California, Colorado, and Wyoming.