LeeAnne B. Linderman is executive vice president of Zions Bank's Retail Financial Center Banking Division. She is responsible for Zions Bank's network of Financial Center offices in Utah and Idaho. She also directs Retail Sales Administration, Consumer Lending, Executive Banking and Financial Center Operations departments. Additional responsibilities include consumer and business deposit acquisition, and consumer, small business and Financial Center commercial lending.
Linderman has been with Zions Bank since 1992, when she was hired as assistant vice president. She oversaw development and execution of in-store banking programs for Zions Bancorporation, with direct management responsibility for 45 locations in Utah and Idaho. She also provided support to bank presidents in Nevada and Colorado for an additional 28 locations.
Before joining Zions Bank, Linderman was a preferred banking officer in California. She entered the finance industry after working in retail management since 1995. She has held management positions at Rich's in Atlanta, Georgia; Broadway Store in Phoenix, Arizona; and JC Penney Co. in multiple cities.
A native of Michigan, Linderman holds a bachelor's degree in business administration from Auburn University and is a graduate of the Pacific Coast Banking School. As a recipient of the International Women's Forum Leadership Foundation 2007–2008 Fellows program scholarship, she attended the Harvard Business School and the University of Cambridge Judge Business School for advanced studies in global leadership.
Linderman serves on the corporate board of ARUP Laboratories, is a member of the executive committee and board of trustees for the Urban Central Region of Intermountain Healthcare and serves as chair of its planning and finance committee. She previously served as a member of the American Heart Association's Salt Lake board, and was its president from 2000 to 2001. She is a founding member of the Women's Philanthropic Network for the United Way of Greater Salt Lake, a member of The Toqueville Society, and the Pacific Bankers Management Institute Board. In addition, Linderman serves on the Zions Direct board. She previously served on the board of directors of the Salt Lake Neighborhood Housing Services and the Utah Food Bank.
Active in the banking community, Linderman served as the first-ever female chairperson of the Utah Bankers Association (UBA). She is a past member of the American Bankers Association's political action committee and is past-chairperson of the Utah board of the American Institute of Banking. She previously served as chair of the UBA's political action committee, chair of the annual convention in 2003, and as chair of its first annual Careers for Women in Banking Conference in 2005. In the October 2004 issue of US Banker magazine, she ranked No. 23 among the 25 Most Powerful Women in Banking and was featured on the magazine's cover, and again honored in 2009 and 2010. She received the Utah Commission for Women and Families Award of Honor in March 2005 and was ranked among Utah Business Magazine's "30 Women to Watch" in April 2006. Also, in 2006, the Salt Lake Chamber of Commerce awarded Linderman the "Pathfinder Award" for business excellence and community leadership.