G. Timothy Laney
Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer, National Bank Holdings Corporation
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Mr. Tim Laney serves as chairman, president and chief executive officer of National Bank Holdings Corporation. Prior to joining National Bank Holdings Corporation, a bank holding company created to build a leading community bank franchise, Mr. Laney was senior executive vice president and head of business services at Regions Financial. He joined Regions in late 2007 to lead the transformation of the bank’s wholesale lines of business.

During his 24 year tenure with Bank of America, Mr. Laney held senior management roles in small business, commercial banking, private banking, corporate marketing and change management. He also served as president of Bank of America-Florida, with more than 800 banking centers and $50 billion in total assets. He was also a member of Bank of America’s management operating committee.

Brian Lilly
Chief Financial Officer and Chief of M&A and Strategy, National Bank Holdings Corporation
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Mr. Brian Lilly has extensive industry knowledge, with over 30 years of financial services experience. Most recently, Brian was Vice Chairman and Chief Operating Officer of F.N.B. Corporation, where he was responsible for all activities of finance, investor relations, treasury, asset and liability committee, credit administration, risk management, technology and operations, legal, facilities and consumer finance. He was a key leader in FNB’s mergers and acquisitions strategy and execution, helping to build FNB into a leading $12 billion regional bank holding company. Prior to the Chief Operating Officer role, he spent six years as FNB’s Chief Financial Officer and Chief Administrative Officer, having reestablished those functions following the unique spin-off of the company in 2003. Prior to joining FNB, Brian had a 15-year tenure at PNC Financial, where he held line-of-business and geographic Chief Financial Officer roles as well as co-heading corporate strategic planning.

Richard U. Newfield, Jr.
Chief Risk Officer, National Bank Holdings Corporation
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As chief risk officer of National Bank Holdings Corp., Mr. Richard U. Newfield, Jr. is responsible for risk management operations, including compliance, operational, credit and market risk as well as business services credit, credit operations, problem asset management, risk analytics and regulatory affairs.

He is the former head of business services credit at Regions Bank, where he joined in 2008 after a 23-year career at Bank of America. Mr. Newfield held various senior positions at Bank of America, including roles in risk management, credit, commercial banking, global bank debt and corporate marketing.

Mr. Newfield has significant experience in the development and implementation of business models and the integration of businesses during mergers. In addition, he has led credit process reengineering initiatives, including risk and credit policy design, and corporate governance.

Zsolt K. Besskó
Chief Administrative Officer & General Counsel, National Bank Holdings Corporation
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Zsolt has been with us since 2013 and currently oversees our legal, human resources, loan operations, deposit operations, facilities and enterprise technology functions. He brings significant experience in banking, corporate, securities, mergers and acquisitions and corporate governance matters over the span of his 20-year career. Prior to joining us, Zsolt was a partner with the law firm of Stinson Leonard Street LLP and prior to that, a shareholder of the law firm of Jones & Keller, P.C. Previously, he served as the Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary of Guaranty Bancorp, a publicly traded bank holding company, where he oversaw the company's legal and compliance departments. As an attorney in private practice, Zsolt assisted publicly traded and privately held companies and financial institutions involving mergers and acquisitions, securities transactions, SEC reporting, corporate governance, executive compensation, employment and human resources, regulatory issues and general corporate matters. He began his legal career at Sullivan & Cromwell LLP in New York City.

Whitney Bartelli
President & Chief Marketing Officer
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Whitney has more than 25 years of experience in financial services with a core expertise in branding, marketing and communications. Prior to joining Bank Midwest in 2013, Whitney was Senior Vice President of Retail Brand Strategy and Management at Bank of America, where she oversaw and generated brand-building solutions for the card, deposits, small business and home loans lines of business. In her dual role as Chief Marketing Officer and Market President, Whitney leads community building initiatives, integrated brand strategy and marketing programs, product development and client service initiatives. She is involved in many organizations throughout the community including the Kansas City Chamber of Commerce, where she serves on the Executive Women’s Leadership Council, Kansas City Central Exchange, and board of directors for Hope House. She has also served as a mentor to marketing and MBA students at the University of Missouri-Kansas City and the University of Kansas.

Lisa Bowman
Managing Director, Commercial Banking
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Lisa brought her more than 16 years of experience in the financial services industry to Bank Midwest in 2014. As Managing Director, Lisa leads the entire commercial banking team in the Kansas City market. Prior to joining Bank Midwest, Lisa held commercial and retail banking positions at KCB Bank in Kearney, Missouri, Citizens Bank & Trust in Kansas City and Great Southern Bank in Springfield, Missouri. In addition to her duties at the bank, Lisa holds memberships with various community organizations including the Association of Corporate Growth, and the Central Exchange. She is a board member with the KCADC, and a past board member with Financial Executives International and the Liberty Women's Clinic. Prior to entering the banking industry Lisa spent 10 years as Marketing Director and Sales Administrations Manager at Unitog, a national uniform company headquartered in Kansas City.

Tricia Maxon
Director of Small Business Banking
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Tricia Maxon is the Director of Small Business Banking. Ms. Maxon has been with Community Banks of Colorado since 2006.  She has lived in Telluride since 1991, with a Colorado background that includes seven years as Senior Lender at First National Bank of Telluride (now Alpine Bank), and seven years as President of The Bank of Telluride, a WestStar Bank (now US Bank) with additional responsibilities for the Aspen, Norwood and Montrose markets.

Ms. Maxon began her banking career in New York City. From 1985 – 1988 Ms. Maxon was an officer in the Commercial Real Estate group at Marine Midland Bank in Manhattan.  She was a Vice President in the Real Estate Finance Group of Chase Manhattan Bank from 1988-1991.

Ms. Maxon holds a BA from Trinity College in Connecticut, with a double major in Economics and Spanish.  She also holds an MBA in Finance from Fordham University.  Ms. Maxon is very involved in the Telluride community. She is a Board member of The Telluride Foundation, has served on the Board of the Telluride Montrose Regional Air Organization, the Board of Telluride Visitors Services, and is the former President of the Telluride Regional Chamber of Commerce.