Ed Zito recently retired as the President of Alliance Bank of Arizona (a division of Western Alliance Bank). Mr. Zito was a member of the bank’s Asset and Liability Management and Investment Committee (ALCO), as well as its Risk Management Committee. Mr. Zito has been a well-recognized business leader in Arizona’s commercial & investment banking, as well as public finance sector for over 30 years. He is also known for his extensive work on economic development and capital formation in Arizona. Mr. Zito was the initial Vice Chairman of Arizona Economic Resource Organization (AERO); a Governor mandated public private partnership formed to lead Arizona’s economic development initiatives. Currently, Mr. Zito serves on the board of directors for The University of Arizona Health Network (UAHN), Arizona Chamber of Commerce, Phoenix Community Alliance, Downtown Phoenix Inc. (Board Treasurer), and Girl Scouts-Arizona Cactus-Pine Council. He also serves on the Flinn Foundation Bioscience Steering Committee, Living Cities Capital Absorption Steering Committee, Arizona Chamber of Commerce Executive Committee and Chairman of the Economic Development Committee; and is a member of the Canada Arizona Business Council.