Steve Verno, Vice Chair

Steven Verno is the Salt Lake North East Region President of Zions Bank, a regional bank headquartered in Salt Lake City. He has 36 years of experience in the banking industry, with extensive experience in Human Resource Management, Small Business Lending, Consumer Banking, and Financial Analysis. He currently chairs the Zions Bank LGBT Business Forum and serves on the bank’s Diversity Council. He also serves on the Finance Committee for Crossroads Urban Center, a local non-profit organization that assists and organizes Utah residents with low incomes, diversities, and disabilities. Verno is President of the Salt Lake City Gay Athletic Association, an organization that provides competitive recreational activities to the LGBT community. He previously served as the Chair of the Board of Trustees of Christ United Methodist Church, where he was the Youth Director for many years. He has also worked as a volunteer for the Plan B Theater, Junior Achievement, and the Huntsman Cancer Foundation.

Verno earned his Bachelors degree in finance from the University of Utah and earned three degrees from the American Institute of Banking. He is a native of Salt Lake City and has a husband and partner of 13 years.

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