Alliance Bank of Arizona announced that Michael Theile has been hired as Senior Vice President, Commercial Lending.

Theile will be working in the bank’s new North Scottsdale Office in the Scottsdale Airpark.

Theile has more than 15 years of local lending experience, including senior lending management positions.

“We are delighted to have Mike join our team in our new North Scottsdale office,” said Jim Lundy, CEO, Alliance Bank of Arizona. “Mike has a high level of experience in our local market, and has earned a reputation for his knowledge and strong relationships in the business community.”

Theile earned a B.A. from Northern Arizona University and an MBA degree from Grand Canyon University. He is also a graduate of the Pacific Coast Banking School.

Active in the local community, Theile is a member of the Arizona Chapter of the Risk Management Association (RMA), has served as an advisory board member for Arizona State University (ASU) West College of Teacher Education & Leadership, and is a volunteer coach for the City of Peoria sports programs, Sidewinder Little League, and CCV STARS Football program.