Gary Nazare

Advisory and Advancement Council Member

Gary Nazare '82
Western Alliance Bank
Senior Managing Director

Gary NazareAn alumnus of WPU, Gary has spent the majority of his career with two of the largest and most reputable money center banks in the country,BNY Mellon and JPMorgan. Gary held various senior leadership roles, Finance Director, CFO, COO, CEO and Managing Director of many global business units. His primary focus and successes came in the form of, growing revenue and profit margins, building leadership teams, enhancing staff engagement, facilitating change and innovation, and executing multifaceted and multiyear strategic plans. During this time, at its peak, Gary was responsible for the daily activities of over 3,000 financial professionals located in 25 global locations. Currently, Gary is the Senior Managing Director for the Escrow, Paying and Exchange Agent services at Western Alliance Bank. Gary has successfully built the business from a niche product offering into a national business line. Gary, and his wife Linda, reside in Bergen County, NJ where they raised their four children.

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