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Committee Name
Audit Committee
  The Audit Committee oversees the accounting and financial reporting processes of the Company , as well as the internal and external audit of the Company's financial statements.
Compensation Committee
  The Compensation Committee assists the Board in the discharge of its fiduciary responsibilities relating to the fair and competitive compensation of the executives and other key employees of the Company and in connection with the selection and administration of the Company’s employee welfare plans.
Executive Committee
Governance and Nominating Committee
  The Governance and Nominating Committee identifies individuals qualified to become Board and committee members, leads the Company in shaping the Company's corporate governance policies and practices, and provides oversight of the Company's enterprise-wide risk structure.
Member Name
Steven Bangert
Committee Name
Executive Committee
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Steven Bangert has served as Chairman of the Board of Directors and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Company since September 1994. From August 1992 to March 1999, Bangert served as President and a director of Western Capital Holdings, Inc. (Western Capital), formerly the bank holding company for River Valley Bank - Texas, located in McAllen, Texas. From March 1992 to July 1998, he also served as Chairman of the Board of River Valley Bank - Texas, and, from April 1988 to July 1994, he served as Vice Chairman of the Board and CEO of River Valley Savings Bank - Illinois, a financial institution with locations in Chicago and Peoria, Illinois. From February 1994 to July 1998, Bangert served as a director and member of the Executive Committee of Lafayette American Bank. He holds a B.S. degree in business administration from the University of Nebraska - Lincoln.
Michael B. Burgamy
Committee Name
Audit Committee
Executive Committee
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From 1999 to April 2001, Michael Burgamy served as the chief financial officer of Colibri Holding Corporation, a manufacturer of pet products and garden supplies. In April 2001 he became a director of Colibri Holding Corporation. From 1991 to 1999, Burgamy served as the president of Perky-Pet Products Co., a manufacturer of pet products and supplies. From January 1976 to November 1994, he was president of CGS Distributing, Inc., a wholesale distributor of lawn and garden supplies. He holds a B.S. degree in engineering management from the United States Air Force Academy. Burgamy has also served as a director of the Bank since March 1997.
Evan Makovsky
Committee Name
Governance and Nominating Committee
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Evan Makovsky is the co-founder of Shames-Makovsky Realty Company, which specializes in the sale and leasing of commercial, industrial and investment properties. In the mid-1980s Shames-Makovsky Realty Company formed Shames-Makovsky Mortgage Company, which specializes in “gap” financing. He holds a B.S.B.A. degree and an M.S.B.A. degree in Finance from the University of Denver. Makovsky has also served as a director of the Bank since March 1997.
Douglas L. Polson
Committee Name
Audit Committee
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Douglas Polson served as chairman of Pacific Energy Group LLC, a NYSE-registered company and an affiliate of the Anschutz Corporation, from 2001 until 2005. He previously served as vice president, CFO and director of the Anschutz Corporation and Anschutz Company. Polson formerly chaired the Audit and Finance Committee and served as a member of the Executive Committee of the University of Colorado Hospital. He received his bachelor’s degree from Utah State University and master’s in business administration from Michigan State University. He previously served on the boards of directors of Southern Pacific Rail Corporation, Rio Grande Industries and Qwest Communications International, Inc.
Mary K. Rhinehart
Committee Name
Audit Committee
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Mary Rhinehart is senior vice president and chief financial officer of Johns Manville, a leading manufacturer and marketer of premium-quality building and specialty products and a Berkshire Hathaway company. Since joining Johns Manville in 1979, she has served in numerous leadership roles including CFO, corporate treasurer, corporate controller, vice president of human resources and vice president and general manager of a business unit. She received her bachelor’s degree in finance cum laude from the University of Colorado at Boulder and her master’s in business administration from the University of Denver. Rhinehart currently serves on the board of directors of the University of Colorado Hospital – Finance and Audit Committee and the University of Denver Daniels College of Business Executive Advisory Committee. She is a former board member of Craig Hospital (including Chairman), KEMPE Children’s Foundation and the Denver Chamber of Commerce.
Noel N. Rothman
Committee Name
Compensation Committee
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Noel Rothman is a private investor and has served as president of Namtor, Inc., a closely held business services company in which he is a principal shareholder, since September 1985. Rothman attended Wayne State University.
Bruce H. Schroffel
Committee Name
Compensation Committee
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Bruce Schroffel has served as president and CEO of the University of Colorado Hospital since 2006. He has worked in healthcare administration for more than 30 years and was named the 2010 Business Person of the Year by the Denver Post. He received his bachelor’s degree from the University of California, Berkeley, and master’s degrees in science and public health from Columbia University. He has served on many boards including the University HealthSystem Consortium, the Greater New York Hospital Association, AAMC Council of Teaching Hospitals, TriWest, Colorado Hospital Association, Project C.U.R.E. and Denver Foundation.
Timothy J. Travis
Committee Name
Executive Committee
Governance and Nominating Committee
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Since November 1981, Timothy Travis has been the President and CEO of Eaton Metal Products Company, a fully integrated engineering fabricator, with which he has been employed since 1963. Travis also serves as a director and chairman of the audit committee and also serves on the finance committee and on the executive committee of University of Colorado Hospital, and is a past Chairman of the Denver Area Council of Boy Scouts of America. In addition, he is also a director of the National Western Stock Show. Travis is also a member of the Board of Directors of Raffles Insurance Co. In September of 2008 he became a Trustee of the El Pomar Foundation.
Mary Beth Vitale
Committee Name
Governance and Nominating Committee
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Mary Beth Vitale co-founded Pellera, a strategic communications and business development firm, in 2001. Previously, she had served as President, CEO and Chairman of the Board of WestwindMedia.com, President and COO of RMI.NET, and President-western states for AT&T. She received her bachelor's degree from Hillsdale College in Hillsdale, Michigan; a master's degree from the University of Colorado; and an advanced management degree from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. She was also a Commissioner on former Colorado Governor Bill Owens’ Commission for Science and Technology. In addition, she is the President and a member of the Board of Directors of the National Association of Corporate Directors local chapter. Ms. Vitale previously served on the Board of Intrado, Inc., a publicly-traded technology company, from 1999 to 2004; on the Board of RMI.Net, a publicly traded national e-business and convergent communications company from 1997 to 2000; on the Board as lead director of Eye-ris, a privately held software company, since 2006; on the Board of Zynex, Inc., a publicly-traded medical technology company, since 2008; and has served as a director of the Bank since May 2009.

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