Thad Allen is an executive vice president and chief credit officer for Zions Bank. He is responsible for managing the bank’s credit organizations, policy and staff. Specifically, Allen oversees credit for the non–specialty lending areas of the bank, including Commercial and Industrial Lending, Real Estate, Small Business Banking, Private Banking and Consumer Lending.
Allen joined Zions Bank after serving as Vectra Bank’s chief credit officer for 12 years. He has held other positions within Zions Bancorporation in the areas of Commercial Lending, National Real Estate Securitization and Corporate Credit Administration. He previously served as a member of the Zions Bank Senior Loan Committee. He was credit administrator for Zions Bank’s retail operations in Utah, as well as all lending functions in Idaho, Nevada and Colorado.
Allen began his banking career in 1976 with First Security Bank of Idaho.
He is a graduate of Utah State University and Pacific Coast Banking School.