The Arizona Bankers Association has been the voice of Arizona’s banking industry for over 100 years. 

The association counts over 50 banks and credit card operations among its members, who operate in every corner of the state, from the Grand Canyon to Tuba City, Douglas to Yuma, and everywhere in between.

The mission of the Arizona Bankers Association is to engage its members in industry issues and be the catalyst for creating a unified voice.  We do this by providing:

  • Premier government relations advocacy
  • Relevant, accurate and timely information
  • Value-added products and services
  • A forum for open and candid communication

Banks are the single most important component of Arizona’s economy.  Not only do they lend to Arizonans, but they employ nearly 50,000 Arizonans, reinvesting in their communities and providing financial and social stability in their markets.  Bankers educate young adults on the importance of financial responsibility.  Bankers donate significant time and money to charities.  Banks are, in many ways, the lifeblood of our neighborhoods and communities.

LOCATION: Arizona Bankers Association
111 West Monroe
Suite 440
Phoenix, AZ 85003
phone: (602) 258-1200

Located at the intersection of 1st Avenue and Monroe, the AzBA office is in the heart of downtown Phoenix, minutes from the Arizona State Capitol Complex and blocks from the Phoenix Suns’ US Airways Center Stadium, Chase Field – home of the Arizona Diamondbacks and Phoenix City Hall.Parking: Guest parking with validation is located beneath the building with the entrance on 2nd Avenue just south of Monroe.

AzBA Officers & Board of Directors 2017-2018

Dave Ralston, Chairman

CEO, Bank of Arizona

Jack Barry, Chairman-elect

Chairman & CEO, Arizona Region Enterprise Bank & Trust

Mary Lynn Lenz, Treasurer
Chairman & CEO, The Foothills Bank

Don Garner


Alliance Bank of Arizona

Kyle Kennedy


Arizona Business Bank

Brad Parker

Phoenix City President

BBVA Compass Bank

Mike Thorell


Pinnacle Bank

Dean Rennell

Regional President

Wells Fargo Bank

Brian Riley

President & CEO

Mohave State Bank

Brian Schwallie

Arizona Market President

US Bank

Mark Young

President & CEO

National Bank of Arizona

Mike Hannley 


Bank of Tucson

AzBA Staff & Management

Paul Hickman

President & CEO

Steve Killian

Director of Government Relations

Bill Ridenour

General Counsel, Fennemore Craig