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First Western

Private Banking Specialist | Northern Colorado

As Private Banking Specialist in the Northern Colorado office, Marissa works with new and existing clients to understand their banking needs and create tailored solutions to help them achieve their financial goals.

Marissa has been in the banking industry since 2005. She has worked for Bank of the West, Wells Fargo, and Colorado Business Bank, gaining experience as a teller, customer service manager, and a branch manager. In these roles, Marissa helped customers with their banking needs and sourced new business to the bank. She also found unique solutions to help business clients with their everyday business banking needs. Marissa has worked in Minnesota, Nebraska and, most recently, Colorado.

Getting to Know Marissa 

What is your idea of perfect happiness?
Inner peace, knowing that each and every day I gave my all to my family, friends, co-workers, strangers, etc.

What is your motto?
People will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.

What person, living or deceased, would you most like to meet?
Pat Summit or Maya Angelou


  • NMLS ID 720161