Cristie Richards is the executive vice president of Private and Executive Banking for Zions Bank. Having previously served as senior vice president of retail strategies at Zions, Richards oversaw the sales and services of Zions Bank’s numerous financial centers in Utah and Idaho.
Richards received her bachelor’s degree in international finance and Japanese from Brigham Young University as well as a master’s degree in organizational behavior. Prior to joining Zions Bank in 2000, Richards worked for 7 years at a financial company in Japan.
In addition to her career at Zions Bank, Richard has served as the chairman of the Utah Banker’s Association Retail Banking Committee, the American Heart Association Heart Walk, the Workforce Development Committee for the Salt Lake Camber and United Way’s Giving Campaign for Zions Bank. Richards is also a founding member of the Women’s Philanthropic Network.
Richards enjoys spending time with family and friends as well as traveling, running and art.