Personal Banking

Relationship Managers


Steve Spangler
Senior Vice President
Market Area President, Southern Arizona


Andy Phillips
Senior Vice President
Market Area President, Northern Arizona



Andy Lamb
Senior Vice President - Relationship Manager
Irvine Banking Office - 949.752.1475

Kurt Ross
Senior Vice President - Team Leader
Irvine Office - 949.707.2210

Jesse Houston  
Relationship Manager   
Irvine Office - 714.881.3011  

Kyle Legrand    
Relationship Manager   
Irvine Office - 714.730.4481  



Sharyn Kohara  
Vice President - Portfolio Relationship Manager  
Irvine Office - 714.730.4495

Michael Jones     
Vice President - Sr. Portfolio Manager 
Irvine Office - 714.730.4412  

Steve Brister     
Vice President - Sr. Portfolio Manager 
Irvine Office - 949.707.2204    



Terry Fesler  
Senior Vice President - Market Area President
Orchard Office - 208.947.9606


Justin Archuleta  
Senior Vice President - Commercial Team Leader  
Orchard Office - 208.947.9617 


Lou Ratto  
Senior Vice President - S.W. Idaho Commercial Lending Manager
Orchard Office - 208.947.9650


Jay Lunsford  
Senior Vice President - N. Idaho Commercial Lending Manager
Lewiston Office - 208.750.4559


Dean Crisostomo  
Vice President - Relationship Manager  
Orchard Office - 208.322.6363


Dave Lumley  
Vice President - Relationship Manager  
Lewiston Office - 208.750.4558


Nancy Ingram  
Vice President - Relationship Manager  
Meridian Office - 208.955.6351


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Rick Fried  
Vice President - Relationship Manager  
Middleton Office - 208.562.4167


Rick Youngblood  
Vice President - Relationship Manager  
Middleton Office - 208.562.4170




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University Place Office - 253.312.6457


Commercial Real Estate

Philip Johnson
Senior Vice President - Commercial Real Estate  
Irvine Office - 714.881.3026


Bart Welch    
Assistant Vice President - Relationship Manager  
Irvine Office - 714.881.3015   

Chris Gaudreau      
Assistant Vice President - Relationship Manager  
Irvine Office - 714.730.4465  


Real Estate & Construction Lending

Laurie Mallon
Senior Vice President - Team Leader
Carlsbad Office - 760.479.3881

Specialty Deposit Group


Sandy Hutchinson
Senior Vice President - Specialty Deposit Group Manager
Irvine Office - 714.881.3059

Community Association Services

For Loans:

Kurt Ross
Senior Vice President - Specialty Deposit Group 
Irvine Office - 949.707.2210

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For Deposits:

Cyndi Koester  
Senior Vice President - Community Association Services   
Irvine Office - 714.730.4475  

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Connie Wells  
Vice President - Escrow Title Specialty Deposit Group 
Irvine Office - 714.730.4411

Special Assets

Earl McDaniel
Senior Vice President - Special Assets
Irvine Office - 714.730.4406

Cash Management

James Thomas 
Vice President - Cash Management Officer
Irvine Office - 714.730.4459

Recent Data Breaches

Several data breaches have been reported recently. Protecting your account and your information is important to us. We encourage you to monitor your accounts and alert us immediately if you notice any suspicious activity by calling 800-330-9890.

Security Practices To Protect You From Fraud

You should always be wary of unsolicited emails asking you to disclose any personal details. Sunwest Bank may send an email notice or alert, however, we will never ask you to provide any personal or account information via email.

Protect Your Financial Information

Never give out your password or PIN for your check card, credit card or ATM card.

Avoid Identity Theft

Do not carry your Social Security card, Social Security number, birth certificate or passport, unless necessary.