Meadows Bank announces Chris Swendseid has accepted the position of chief executive officer, in addition to the promotions of Julie Brutch and Diane York.
Swendseid has been with the bank as chief financial officer since its founding in 2008. Swendseid began his banking career in Reno serving in various roles within the investment, accounting and finance areas.
He relocated to the Las Vegas valley in 1999 to serve as the CFO of a start-up community bank. Then, joined the Meadows Bank-in-organization team in 2007.
Brutch has been promoted to chief lending officer from her previous position of executive vice president/senior lending officer. Brutch joined Meadows Bank in 2008, after working at several other financial institutions.
She graduated from UNLV in 1989 with a Bachelor of Science in business administration with a concentration in finance, as well as graduating from Pacific Coast Banking School in 2010.
York will serve as the bank’s chief financial officer. She has been with the bank since June 2019 in the role of controller. York’s previous experience includes senior accounting manager with Smile Brands, Inc. and with Gaikai (PlayStation) as well as audit supervisor with Hein & Associates and RSM McGladrey.