Mr. Ward is the President and Chief Executive Office of Prime Alliance Bank. He has served as a director of the bank for over 14 years.
Prior to joining Prime Alliance Bank, Mr. Ward was the Chief Operating Officer and General Counsel at The Color Run, which operated in over 60 countries. Preceding his time with The Color Run, Mr. Ward was with the Mrs. Fields Famous Brands organization for approximately 25 years. During his tenure there he held numerous positions, including, Chief Legal Officer, CEO, and President of International.
Mr. Ward received his Bachelor of Arts in English from the University of Utah and his Juris Doctorate from the University of Denver College of Law. He has served on numerous boards and is currently a member of the board for Signs.com.
Mr. Sellers is the Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President of Prime Alliance Bank.
Mr. Sellers worked for Grant Thornton, LLP prior to joining the Prime Alliance Bank Team, where he specialized in both corporate and international tax. He is a graduate of the David Eccles School of Business at the University of Utah where he earned both his Bachelors of Science degree in Accounting and Master of Accounting (MAcc) degree. Currently, Mr. Sellers also serves on the board for the Wasatch & District Pipe Band.
Mr. Ackley is the Chief Credit Officer of Prime Alliance Bank.
Mr. Ackley has held various leadership positions within the banking industry that spans a 30 year career. Prior to joining Prime Alliance Bank, he was the Chief Lending Officer at TAB Bank in Ogden, Utah where he oversaw the primary earning assets of the bank. His responsibilities included monitoring the overall quality and performance of the commercial loan portfolio, leading all Relationship Management activities, providing coaching and mentoring to staff as well as participating in credit approval committees, board of directors presentations, M&A activities, and developing new loan and treasury products.
With an expertise in commercial lending, his responsibilities have been primarily focused in asset based lending, factoring, mergers & acquisitions, equipment leasing, commercial mortgage finance, and treasury management. During his business career, Mr. Ackley has been responsible for the acquisition or financing of a multitude of companies around the United States in an array of different industries.
Mr. Ackley is a graduate of The Ohio State University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration, with a focus in Finance and Economics. Additionally, he is a proud 12-year veteran of the United States Air Force and Ohio Air National Guard.
Ms. Solomon is the VP of Human Resources at Prime Alliance Bank.
Ms. Solomon has been with Prime Alliance Bank for more than 8 years, and with a longstanding background in customer service, Ms. Solomon found deep roots within Prime Alliance Bank through growth in various capacities. She began as a New Account Specialist, advanced to the Branch Operations Manager role and currently serves as the Executive and Director Assistant in addition to her role in Human Resources. Ms. Solomon lends her front-end, customer-based expertise to finding and developing new employees while continuing to provide excellent service for the Bank’s clients, shareholders, directors, and employees.
Prior to joining Prime Alliance Bank, Ms. Solomon worked in various branch operation and customer-facing roles at varying financial institutions. She has a passion for fitness, and in her spare time, Ms. Solomon loves to run around in the mountains of Northern Utah. She has completed several ultra-marathons, and she is a motivational speaker promoting healthy lifestyles and encouraging those to be the best version of themselves. Finally, Ms. Solomon organizes group activities for several local, cause-based and nonprofit companies.