Experienced Financial Leader
About Dale Gibbons
Chief financial officer of Western Alliance Bancorp, one of the nation’s fastest growing banking companies, Dale Gibbons has over three decades of professional banking experience. Expertly combining analytical support and problem solving, he achieves optimal financial results and executes innovative business development plans. Prior to this position, Dale Gibbons worked as a chief financial officer for Zions Bancorporation between 1996 and 2001, during which time the company saw a significant increase in market capitalization.
Before that, Mr. Gibbons worked at First Interstate Bancorp from 1979 until 1996. By the time he had left the company, he had earned the title of senior vice president, planning and analysis director. During the first few years of his career at First Interstate, he split his time between work and full-time schoolwork at Arizona State University. He graduated summa cum laude and passed his Graduate Management Admission Test with a score in the 99th percentile.
In his free time, Mr. Gibbons maintains an active lifestyle. He is an avid runner and participated in the 2011 Tough Mudder event. He also enjoys cycling and skiing.