Fortis Welcomes Matt Allen to Commercial Banking Team in Denver

Posted on: 09/25/23

Denver, CO – September 25, 2023

Fortis Bank, a high-growth commercial bank serving small- to medium-sized privately held businesses in Colorado and Utah, is pleased to welcome Matt Allen to its Commercial Banking team.

Matt joins Fortis with over 21 years of industry experience with Wells Fargo and most recently Independent Financial.

“I have had the pleasure of working with Matt at prior institutions and am thrilled that he is joining our Fortis team,” said Clint Crews, Colorado Market President for Fortis Bank. “Matt is a very talented Banker and has built a strong reputation with lower middle market companies, which will help our team continue to deliver strong support to our local commercial clients.”

“Fortis continues to emerge as a top commercial bank in our market,” added Matt. “I am excited to join and collaborate with this talented team in delivering a top tier commercial banking experience for my clients.”

“We continue to see great Bankers like Matt choose Fortis for our ability to remain nimble and deliver to his clients.  We are excited to continue to provide a platform where bankers can be successful and help us to grow our brand within the markets we serve,” stated Josh Peters, Chief Lending Officer.

About Fortis
Fortis Bank is insured by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) and is a state-chartered bank with offices in the Denver and Salt Lake City metropolitan areas. The bank provides business and personal clients with a full suite of loan, treasury management and deposit products, with an emphasis on Commercial and Specialty clients. To learn more about Fortis, visit

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