Western Alliance Bank has appointed Paulina Woo

as Senior Director of Treasury Management for Corporate Finance, Public, and Nonprofit Finance

Today, Western Alliance Bank welcomed Paulina Woo as a senior director of treasury management in the bank’s Corporate Finance and Public and Nonprofit Finance divisions.

“We are pleased to add Paulina to our team. Her hire adds additional bench strength to complement Western Alliance Bank’s robust public finance lending platform, which has a portfolio of $3 billion of direct loans and private placement bonds,” commented Monika Suarez, Managing Director, Municipal, Nonprofit, and Affordable Housing Finance.

Woo brings over 15 years of experience in providing investment advisory and treasury management consulting services to institutional and government clients across the western U.S. In her new role, she will lead dedicated teams focused on delivering tailored banking solutions to a diverse client base, including municipalities, local governments, nonprofit organizations, corporations, and institutional investors.

“Paulina brings a specialized skill set to Western Alliance Bank’s Public and Nonprofit Finance and Corporate Finance groups, with a strong emphasis on cash flow modeling and optimization that will complement the existing strengths of our banking teams,” said Steve Curley, Chief Banking Officer, National Business Lines.

Based in Phoenix, Woo’s expertise includes providing investment advisory services to municipalities, institutions of higher education, and nonprofit organizations, covering liquidity, high-quality fixed income, and multi-asset class strategies.

Woo is actively involved in various associations serving the public finance sector, including the Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA), National Association of Counties (NACo), and more. She is also engaged in professional development groups such as Women in Public Finance and Asian Americans in Public Finance.

“Western Alliance Bank provides a distinctive set of products, services, and solutions to clients in these essential sectors of our economy. I am excited to turn my focus to directly serving these customers with a tailored suite of banking solutions to help them thrive,” Woo expressed.

Woo holds a Bachelor of Arts in Ancient History and History from the University of Texas at Austin and a Master of Arts in History from the University of California, Berkeley.

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