Western Alliance Bancorporation (NYSE:WAL) Q1 2024 Earnings Conference Call April 19, 2024 12:00 PM ET

Company Participants

Miles Pondelik – Director of IR & Corporate Development
Kenneth Vecchione – President & CEO
Dale Gibbons – CFO
Timothy Bruckner – Chief Banking Officer

Conference Call Participants

Jared Shaw – Barclays
Casey Haire – Jefferies
Steven Alexopoulos – J.P. Morgan
Chris McGratty – KBW
Bernard Von Gizycki – Deutsche Bank
Ben Gerlinger – Citi
Matthew Clark – Piper Sandler
Timur Braziler – Wells Fargo
David Smith – Autonomous
Brandon King – Truist Securities
Gary Tenner – D.A. Davidson
Jon Arfstrom – RBC
Erik Zwick – Hovde Group
Zach Westerlind – UBS


Good day, everyone. Welcome to Western Alliance Bancorporation’s First Quarter 2024 Earnings Call. You may also view the presentation today via webcast through the company’s website at www.westernalliancebancorporation.com.

I would now like to turn the call over to Miles Pondelik, Director of Investor Relations and Corporate Development. Please go ahead.

Miles Pondelik

Thank you, and welcome to Western Alliance Bank’s first quarter 2024 conference call. Our speakers today are Ken Vecchione, President and Chief Executive Officer; Dale Gibbons, Chief Financial Officer; and Tim Bruckner, our Chief Banking Officer for Regional Banking will join for Q&A.

Before I hand the call over to Ken, please note that today’s presentation contains forward-looking statements, which are subject to risks, uncertainties and assumptions, except as required by law. The company does not undertake any obligation to update any forward-looking statements.

For a more complete discussion of the risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from any forward-looking statements, please refer to the company’s SEC filings, including the Form 8-K filed yesterday, which are available on the company’s website.

Now for opening remarks, I’d like to turn the call over to Ken

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