Emerging Bank Leaders


An exciting program developed by bankers to provide networking, education and career development to current and future banking professionals. 

Membership Benefits: 

  • Networking
  • Online Community
  • Mentoring
  • Career Center
  • Monthly live events, including brown bags, legislative events, conferences, workshops and more.
  • Access to C-Level Events
  • Scholarships to UBA Sponsored Events
  • Regional Leadership and Chapters
  • Opportunities for Leadership Development, Community Service and College Recruiting

Mission Statement

The Mission of Emerging Bank Leaders is to attract, support and retain bankers in Utah, while assisting local banks in developing future industry leaders. We provide opportunities in community service, career development, education, mentorship and networking.

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  • $50 Annual Membership Fee


  • Ben Browning, Chair, Bank of Utah
  • Hannah Packard, Vice Chair, Central Bank
  • Leslie Nuon, Immediate Past Chair, US Bank
  • Heidi Maestas, Mentoring Committee Chair, Rock Canyon Bank
  • Eric Karjalainen, Events Committee Chair, Brighton Bank
  • Hagen Butler, Membership/Marketing Committee Chair, Zions Bank

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A number of volunteer opportunities exist within the Emerging Bank Leaders Program, email us at if you would like to participate.