Our strength lies in our Relationship Managers, experienced bankers who are experts at getting to know your business. They know the questions to ask and provide the pathway to help you reach your goals. They are able to make decisions quickly due to our streamlined loan process. Plus, they will conduct frequent business reviews of your business status and outlook to continue to provide the perfect solution for your business, throughout the life of your relationship.

Sarah Burchett
Commercial Banking Co-Market Manager
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Sarah has been with Community Banks of Colorado for eight years and brings more than 15 years of commercial and energy lending experience. She works with private and public companies in the general commercial sector as well as energy. Currently, Sarah is serving as the Interim Managing Director of Commercial Banking for Colorado and previously served as the managing director of NBH Bank’s energy division. Sarah was Vice President and a Business Banker with Wells Fargo where she developed a commercial loan portfolio with commitments of $75 million and deposits of $30 million. She attended the University of Colorado Graduate School of Banking and received a Bachelor of Science degree in finance from the University of Northern Colorado.

Brian Martorella
Commercial Banking Co-Market Manager
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Brian is Managing Director of the Government & Nonprofit Finance group and co-Managing Director of Commercial Banking for Colorado.  He joined NBH in 2013 and has spent over 20 years in Investment Banking, Commercial Banking and Public Finance.  Prior to NBH, Brian was a banker and manager at Wells Fargo, including Vice President in the Wholesale Government Banking division, working with large municipal entities. Prior thereto, Brian worked in Middle Markets, specializing in small-to-midsize governments, nonprofits and commercial companies. Brian is a volunteer and board member in local civic and charitable organizations and is actively engaged with the Denver Metro Chamber of Commerce. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in accounting from the University of Colorado.

Suzanne Pitrusu
Commercial Relationship Manager
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Suzanne has over 20 years experience in the financial services industry. She joined Community Banks of Colorado in 2013 as vice president, commercial banking relationship manager for the South Metro team. Suzanne has extensive experience working with businesses on complex credit and financial service needs to include loans, lines of credit, SBA financing, deposit accounts, and treasury management services.  In addition to her duties at the bank, Suzanne is actively involved in various community organizations including the Aurora Chamber of Commerce, Platt College and Colorado Advance Manufacturing Association (CAMA).  She is the 2017-2018 Board of Directors Chair for the Aurora Chamber of Commerce and serves on the Board of Directors for both Platt College and CAMA.

Ed Southwick
Commercial Relationship Manager
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Ed's focus is building relationships with middle market companies in Colorado. At Community Banks of Colorado our robust product set is designed to meet the depository, treasury management, payment processing and credit needs of companies. On the credit side we provide solutions for working capital, equipment, M & A, owner occupied commercial real estate, and investment real estate needs. Ed is pleased to apply the skills developed over the last 20 years, including his ability to understand a client's unique business and situation in order to provide outstanding banking solutions. I have a common sense approach which is a good fit for an organization whose mantra is "where common sense lives".

Kelly Kline
Commercial Relationship Manager
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Kelly Kline is a Vice President with Community Banks of Colorado serving the Southern Colorado area as a Commercial Relationship Manager.  Kelly helps provide the comprehensive financial solutions to companies with revenues of $10 million to $100 million to help grow and sustain their business. His extensive experience includes commercial finance, domestic and global treasury, credit products, foreign exchange, and hedging products.  Kelly has developed long-standing relationships with financial partners throughout his career and provides key introductions to enhance his client’s business relationships.

Before joining Community Banks of Colorado, Kelly spent time at both Wells Fargo and JP Morgan Chase in the commercial banking segment. Kelly has a bachelor’s degree in Business Management from the School of Business and Technology at Webster University.  He has been involved in many non-profit organizations throughout his career such as Alpha Project for the Homeless, Junior Achievement, La Jolla Playhouse, and Mama’s Kitchen to name a few.

Prior to his banking career, Kelly was a certified Class A Golf Professional with the Professional Golf Association in both Colorado and Texas Chapter.

Kelly Wright
Commercial Relationship Manager
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Kelly Wright joined Community Banks of Colorado in 2015 and brings more than 10 years’ experience in commercial banking.  Kelly has an extensive background in credit which allows her to have a deep understanding of each client’s unique business and help them successfully navigate through growth and challenges.  She focuses on building long term relationships based on trust, honesty, and creating value.  Kelly is able to offer creative financial solutions specifically tailored to clients’ needs and goals including loans, lines of credit, deposit accounts, and treasury management services.

Prior to joining Community Banks of Colorado, Kelly was the Chief Credit Officer for Pine River Valley Bank and has also worked with BMO Harris Bank.  Kelly earned her bachelor’s degree in Finance and Marketing from the University of Tampa graduating magna cum laude. She is passionate about financial literacy and actively volunteers with Urban Peak and Junior Achievement.  She also serves on the Board of Directors for Duet Design Foundation.

Ryan Lee
Vice President, Commercial Banking
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Ryan is a Vice President with Community Banks of Colorado serving the Boulder community as a Commercial Relationship Manager.  He has been in the commercial banking industry for nearly 20 years and has worked with a wide variety of companies from pre-profit/pre-revenue to publicly traded global enterprises and everything in between. He has particular expertise in working with high growth and emerging technology companies.  By engaging as a trusted adviser and building lasting relationships, Ryan’s goal is to help business owners and entrepreneurs succeed for the short and long term.  Ryan takes great pride in hosting informative and timely events, making introductions within his network and finding creative solutions to help companies succeed in all aspects of their business.

Ryan enjoys volunteering in the community, having served in leadership roles for several local non-profits focused on education and youth development and has been a head coach in Monarch Little League the past 7 years.

Ryan attended the University of Colorado at Boulder, earning an MBA and major in Economics and his married with three children.