Title: Senior Vice President, Vice President
Company: Synchrony Financial
Location: Holladay, Utah, United States
Alan T. Urie, Senior Vice President and Vice President at Synchrony Financial, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Executives for dedication, achievements, and leadership in finance.
Upon receiving a Bachelor of Science from Brigham Young University in 1982, Mr. Urie shortly thereafter attained a Master of Business Administration from the University of Utah in 1984. At the start of his career, he served the First Security Bank of Utah, N.A. as an officer, assistant vice president, vice president and senior compliance officer between 1983 and 2000. Simultaneously, he was the vice president of First Security Corp. from 1996 to 2000 before joining Wells Fargo Bank, where he was the senior vice president of three divisions until 2010.
Presently, Mr. Urie offers his expertise as the senior vice president and vice president of Synchrony Financial, formerly known as GE Capital Retail Bank, which he commenced in 2010 and 2014, respectively. In addition, he has served the Utah Community Reinvestment Corp. as a board member since 2012 and chair since 2014, having also been an executive committee member of the Utah Microenterprise Loan Fund since 2000. Mr. Urie previously served the Utah Microenterprise Loan Fund as a board member, vice-chair and chair for 13 years until 2013.
At the civic level, Mr. Urie has contributed as chairman of the City Housing Rehabilitation Loan Committee since 2002. Between 2002 and 2012, he served on the board of Girl Scouts Utah and South Salt Lake Works, while also serving as a bishop and stake presidency member to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints for 10 years until 2013. In the 1980s and 1990s, Mr. Urie had been actively involved with the South Salt Lake Planning Commission, along with the Boy Scouts of America and various city committees.
Reflecting on his career, Mr. Urie considers his greatest accomplishments to be specific assignments in providing loans and investments in the community for development, affordable housing, single-family homes and small businesses. Ultimately, he hopes to be remembered by his peers as a person who cared about individuals. As a testament to his legacy, Mr. Urie is also listed in the 36th and 37th editions of Who’s Who in Finance and Business, the 61st through 70th editions of Who’s Who in America, the 37th through 43rd editions of Who’s Who in the West and the 25th through 33rd editions of Who’s Who in the World.
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