Fortis Appoints Josh Peters as Chief Lending Officer; Patrick Brayton Assumes Leadership of Commercial Real Estate Banking; Mark Nigon and David Rozsa Join Commercial & Specialty Banking Team

DENVER, April 28, 2021 / PRNewswire / – Fortis has appointed Josh Peters to your Executive Leadership Team as Chief Lending Officer. Mr. Peters comes to the bank with more than 18 years of experience and has held various positions at regional and national financial institutions, most recently as Managing Director for Specialty Banking at NBH Bank. His background will bring additional talent to the Fortis team while enhancing and growing the commercial and specialty banking business. This appointment continues the bank’s growth and will strengthen its offering of world-class customer service and flexible banking solutions.

“We are glad to welcome you Josh Peters to our Executive Leadership Team to support the growth of our Commercial and Specialty Banking groups, “stated Chris Luce, Chief Executive Officer and Co-Founder of Fortis. “The expertise Josh brings along with his highly respected and experienced career will be invaluable in continuing to develop our people and enhance the banking experience for our clients.”

“I am honored to be part of Fortis with such a strong team. The team has created a competitive, unique brand that is focused on serving lower-middle-class customers. We will focus on continuing to deliver a first class experience for to offer our customers. ” Customers and for our employees, “explained Mr. Peters.

In addition to welcoming Mr Peters, Fortis is proud to announce the following:

Patrick BraytonThe former managing director has been promoted to Executive Director of Commercial Real Estate Banking. Since he came to Fortis September 2013Patrick was instrumental in growing bank assets.

“Patrick is a valued member of our Fortis team and has shown real commitment to our clients since joining the bank,” said Luce. “His strategic vision for the development of our Commercial Real Estate group will accelerate the growth of our business.”

Mark Nigon strengthens the Fortis Commercial and Specialty Banking team in ColoradoAssuming responsibility for capital financing.

David Rozsa strengthens the Fortis Commercial and Specialty Banking team in Utah, focuses on banking and credit solutions for loans between $ 2 million and $ 15 million.

“I am delighted to have Mark and David on our Commercial and Specialty Banking team,” continued Luce. “Their expertise and dedication to customer service will have a positive impact in their respective markets.”

About Fortis

Fortis is insured with the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) and is a federally recognized bank with offices in the Denver and Salt Lake City Metropolitan area. The bank offers a full range of credit and deposit products for business and retail customers with an emphasis on commercial and specialty customers with loan needs of $ 2 million to $ 15 million. To learn more about Fortis, visit

Laura Hildreth
Head of HR at Fortis
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