G. Timothy Laney
Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer, National Bank Holdings Corporation
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Tim Laney is Chairman, President and CEO of National Bank Holdings Corporation (NYSE: NBHC). Its subsidiary, NBH Bank, is a growing community bank franchise, founded in 2009 and built from several formational acquisitions. Its family of brands includes Bank Midwest, Community Banks of Colorado and Hillcrest Bank and serves small businesses, consumers and mid-to-large size commercial and specialty businesses, with more than 100 banking centers across Colorado, Kansas, Missouri, New Mexico and Texas – and Commercial, Business Banking and Residential Banking operations in Utah.

Tim has 30+ years of experience leading financial services companies in the public sector, including Bank of America and Regions Financial Services. He is committed to developing talent in a challenging and rewarding   environment, and building company culture with foundational values like teamwork, meritocracy, citizenship and integrity. Tim is passionate about delivering value for his clients and shareholders through a simple, fair and personal approach to doing business.

In 2016, Tim received the Colorado Banker of Distinction award, recognizing his outstanding leadership, dedication and support of activities vital to the health of local businesses and the community.

Tim currently serves on the Board for Moffitt Cancer Center, the Colorado State Banking Board, and on the Board of the Colorado Bankers Association. Tim and his family are also avid supporters of Breakthrough Kent Denver, a program designed to increase educational and social opportunities for motivated, under-resourced youth. Notably, Tim is also the founder of the Do More Charity Challenge, a CrossFit competition that has raised more than $1 Million for numerous charitable organizations in Colorado, Kansas and Missouri since 2015.

Aldis Birkans
Chief Financial Officer, National Bank Holdings Corporation
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Mr. Birkans has served as the Company’s Chief Financial Officer since August 2018, and he currently holds the same position at NBH Bank. Mr. Birkans served as the Treasurer of the Company and NBH Bank from August 2011 through February 2020. He has also served as a member of NBH Bank’s board of directors since August 2018. Prior to joining the Company in 2011, Mr. Birkans was a Vice President, Assistant Treasurer of M&I Bank for five years, where he was responsible for capital management, investments, corporate liquidity and risk management related to the bank’s financial activities. In addition, Mr. Birkans worked at Citigroup as a Senior Vice President, Corporate and Investment Bank Treasury. Mr. Birkans holds a Master of Business Administration from Southern Methodist University, where he also received his bachelor’s degree in economics and finance.

Richard U. Newfield, Jr.
Chief Risk Officer, National Bank Holdings Corporation
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Rick has served as the Company’s Chief Risk Management Officer since 2011 and currently holds the same position at NBH Bank. He has also served as a member of NBH Bank’s board of directors since 2016. Rick is the former Head of Business Services Credit at Regions Bank. He joined Regions in 2008 after a 23-year career at Bank of America. Rick held various senior positions at Bank of America, including roles in risk management, credit, commercial banking, global bank debt and corporate marketing. He brings significant experience in development and implementation of business models and integration of businesses during mergers. In addition, Rick has led credit process reengineering initiatives, including risk and credit policy design, and other corporate governance initiatives.

Angela N. Petrucci
Chief Administrative Officer & General Counsel, National Bank Holdings Corporation
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Ms. Petrucci has served as the Company’s Chief Administrative Officer & General Counsel since July 2020, and currently oversees our legal, compliance, BSA/AML, and human resources functions. She is also a member of NBH Bank’s board of directors and currently serves as the Chief Administrative Officer & General Counsel of NBH Bank. She joined the Company and NBH Bank in 2015 as Associate General Counsel and has served as the General Counsel of NBH Bank since 2017.  Ms. Petrucci brings significant experience in banking, corporate transactional, securities and corporate governance matters over the span of her 20-plus-year career. Prior to joining the Company, Ms. Petrucci was in-house counsel at Accenture, overseeing corporate governance and securities matters. Prior to that, she was an associate at the law firm of Chapman and Cutler LLP in Chicago, IL. Before attending law school, Ms. Petrucci was a commercial banker at First Chicago Bank (now JP Morgan Chase).  Ms. Petrucci currently serves as a board member of the Young Americans Education Foundation and Young Americans Bank.  She is also a member of the Colorado Bankers Association Government Affairs Committee.

Valerie Kramer, CTP
Executive Vice President, Chief Digital Officer
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Valerie Kramer is the Managing Director of Treasury Management and Client Services & Solutions;  responsible for our user experience, strategic development, client acquisition, implementation and support for Treasury Management Services & Products, as well as the retention of Deposit verticals for our Commercial, Business, and Specialty divisions.

Prior to joining NBH Bank,  Mrs. Kramer held various roles within regional and national banks throughout the Midwest  where she was responsible for the development, implementation, and support for treasury management sales.

As a Certified Treasury Professional (CTP) with over 19 years of treasury and banking experience, Valerie has worked with a broad range of middle-market companies bringing expertise in both payment and digital solutions.

Valerie earned her Bachelor’s degree in Finance and Marketing from the University of Nebraska. In addition to her CTP designation, she also holds her Series 7 license. Ms. Kramer is a 2021 Centurion with the Greater Kansas City Chamber of Commerce.

Chris Randall
Executive Vice President, Commercial, Specialty and Business Banking
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Chris has served as NBH Bank’s Executive Vice President and Head of Commercial and Specialty Banking since August 2015 and, prior to that, he was Senior Managing Director, Specialty Banking since 2013. He has also served as a member of NBH Bank’s board of directors since January 2017. Chris has over 27 years of leadership experience building successful commercial banking and specialty finance and investing business, providing debt and equity capital to lower middle market business across the U.S. Prior to joining NBH Bank in 2013, Chris was the Director and Founder of CoBiz Structured Finance, based in Denver, Colorado, since 2011. Previously, he was an executive of the Marquette Financial Companies as Senior Managing Director, COO and Board Member of MFC Capital Funding, a Chicago, Illinois-based national specialty finance and investing business that was started in 2005. Chris is a Trustee of the University of Colorado Foundation, supporting all campuses of the University of Colorado System.

Brendan Zahl
President, Community Banks of Colorado and Executive Vice President, Personal, Private and Residential Banking
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Brendan has served as Executive Vice President, Personal, Private and Residential Banking since February 2021 and was named President of Community Banks of Colorado in July 2021. Brendan served as NBH Bank’s Executive Vice President, Head of Residential Banking and Market President for the Colorado Springs Region since the merger of Peoples, Inc. and the Company on January 1, 2018. He has also served as a member of NBH Bank’s board of directors since such time. Prior to the merger, Brendan served as President and CEO of Peoples National Bank. Brendan began his banking career at FirstBank in Colorado Springs, CO. After a decade at FirstBank, he moved to Peoples National Bank in 2007 to take over Retail and Lending Management. He was promoted to President and CEO of Peoples National Bank in 2012. Brendan currently serves on the Board and as the Chairman-Elect of the Colorado Bankers Association and the Board of Partners in Housing. Brendan has held several board, advisory, and volunteer roles with many community organizations including Partners in Housing, Junior Achievement, United Way, Rotary International, and Habitat for Humanity. Brendan attended the University of Nebraska, where he was a member of two national championship football teams and graduated with honors with a Business Administration degree.

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.

Tim Huey
Director of Business Banking
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Tim Huey is Senior Vice President and Director of Business Banking at NBH Bank with more than 20 years of experience in the banking industry. During this time, Tim has held various leadership roles including Private Banking, Commercial Banking, Consumer Banking, and Business Banking. Tim has been with NBH Bank for 6 years. Prior to joining the Bank, he was a Market Executive for another financial institution, overseeing Consumer, Commercial, and Business Banking. Tim is also an Executive Board Member for Junior Achievement Kansas City.

Tricia Maxon
Director of Personal Banking & Digital Engagement
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Tricia Maxon has been with the bank since 2006. She has lived in Telluride since 1991, with a Colorado background that includes seven years as Senior Lender at First National Bank of Telluride (now Alpine Bank), and seven years as President of The Bank of Telluride, a WestStar Bank (now US Bank) with additional responsibilities for the Aspen, Norwood and Montrose markets.

Ms. Maxon began her banking career in New York City. From 1985 – 1988 Ms. Maxon was an officer in the Commercial Real Estate group at Marine Midland Bank in Manhattan.  She was a Vice President in the Real Estate Finance Group of Chase Manhattan Bank from 1988-1991.

Ms. Maxon holds a BA from Trinity College in Connecticut, with a double major in Economics and Spanish.  She also holds an MBA in Finance from Fordham University.  Ms. Maxon is very involved in the Telluride community. She is a Board member of The Telluride Foundation, has served on the Board of the Telluride Montrose Regional Air Organization, the Board of Telluride Visitors Services, and is the former President of the Telluride Regional Chamber of Commerce.

Ruth Stevenson
Chief Client Executive and Head of Deposit Operations
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Ruth has served as NBH Bank’s Chief Client Executive and Deposit Operations Executive since the merger of Peoples, Inc. and the Company on January 1, 2018. She has also served as a member of NBH Bank’s board of directors since January 1, 2019. Prior to the merger, Ruth served in a number of roles with Peoples Bank over an 18-year period, including, most recently as President and Chief Operating Officer of Peoples Bank and as a member of the board of directors. Ruth has worked in a variety of roles in financial services for more than 45 years, including President of a community bank, Director of Retail, Director of a mortgage division, Operations Manager for a mortgage division, and nearly every other capacity in banking and mortgage.