G. Timothy Laney
Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer, National Bank Holdings Corporation
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Tim Laney is Chairman, President and CEO of National Bank Holdings Corporation (NYSE: NBHC). Its subsidiary, NBH Bank, is a growing community bank franchise, founded in 2009 and built from several formational acquisitions. Its family of brands includes Bank Midwest, Community Banks of Colorado and Hillcrest Bank and serves small businesses, consumers and mid-to-large size commercial and specialty businesses, with more than 100 banking centers across Colorado, Kansas, Missouri, New Mexico and Texas – and Commercial, Business Banking and Residential Banking operations in Utah.

Tim has 30+ years of experience leading financial services companies in the public sector, including Bank of America and Regions Financial Services. He is committed to developing talent in a challenging and rewarding   environment, and building company culture with foundational values like teamwork, meritocracy, citizenship and integrity. Tim is passionate about delivering value for his clients and shareholders through a simple, fair and personal approach to doing business.

In 2016, Tim received the Colorado Banker of Distinction award, recognizing his outstanding leadership, dedication and support of activities vital to the health of local businesses and the community.

Tim currently serves on the Board for Moffitt Cancer Center, the Colorado State Banking Board, and on the Board of the Colorado Bankers Association. Tim and his family are also avid supporters of Breakthrough Kent Denver, a program designed to increase educational and social opportunities for motivated, under-resourced youth. Notably, Tim is also the founder of the Do More Charity Challenge, a CrossFit competition that has raised more than $1 Million for numerous charitable organizations in Colorado, Kansas and Missouri since 2015.

Aldis Birkans
Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer, National Bank Holdings Corporation
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Mr. Birkans has served as the Company’s Chief Financial Officer since August 2018, as well as the Company’s Treasurer since August 2011, and he currently holds the same positions at NBH Bank. He has also served as a member of NBH Bank’s board of directors since August 2018. Prior to joining the Company in 2011, Mr. Birkans was a Vice President, Assistant Treasurer of M&I Bank for five years, where he was responsible for capital management, investments, corporate liquidity and risk management related to the bank’s financial activities. In addition, Mr. Birkans worked at Citigroup as a Senior Vice President, Corporate and Investment Bank Treasury. Mr. Birkans holds a Master of Business Administration from Southern Methodist University, where he also received his bachelor’s degree in economics and finance.

Richard U. Newfield, Jr.
Chief Risk Officer, National Bank Holdings Corporation
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Mr. Newfield has served as the Company’s Chief Risk Management Officer since 2011 and currently holds the same position at NBH Bank. He has also served as a member of NBH Bank’s board of directors since 2016. Mr. Newfield is the former Head of Business Services Credit at Regions Bank. He joined Regions in 2008 after a 23-year career at Bank of America. Mr. Newfield held various senior positions at Bank of America, including roles in risk management, credit, commercial banking, global bank debt and corporate marketing. He brings significant experience in development and implementation of business models and integration of businesses during mergers. In addition, Mr. Newfield has led credit process reengineering initiatives, including risk and credit policy design, and other corporate governance initiatives.

Zsolt K. Besskó
Chief Administrative Officer & General Counsel, National Bank Holdings Corporation
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Mr. Besskó has served as the Company’s Chief Administrative Officer & General Counsel since 2013 and as the Company’s Chief Human Resources Officer since 2017, and currently oversees our legal, compliance, BSA/AML, human resources, facilities, security/fraud and enterprise technology functions. He has also served as a member of NBH Bank’s board of directors since 2016 and currently serves as the Chief Administrative Officer & Chief Human Resources Officer of NBH Bank. Mr. Besskó brings significant experience in banking, corporate, regulatory, human resources, securities, mergers and acquisitions and corporate governance matters over the span of his 20-plus-year career. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Besskó was a partner with the law firm of Stinson Leonard Street LLP and, prior to that, a shareholder of the law firm of Jones & Keller, P.C. Previously, he served as the Executive Vice President, General Counsel & Secretary of Guaranty Bancorp, a publicly traded bank holding company, where he oversaw the company’s legal and compliance departments. He began his legal career at Sullivan & Cromwell LLP in New York City. Mr. Besskó currently serves as a member of the Colorado Bankers Association Government Affairs Committee. He also is an Adjunct Professor for the University of Denver Sturm College of Law.

Chris Randall
EVP, Head of Commercial & Specialty Banking
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Mr. Randall has served as NBH Bank’s Executive Vice President and Head of Commercial and Specialty Banking since August 2015 and, prior to that, he was Senior Managing Director, Specialty Banking since 2013. He has also served as a member of NBH Bank’s board of directors since January 2017. Mr. Randall has over 27 years of leadership experience building successful commercial banking and specialty finance and investing business, providing debt and equity capital to lower middle market business across the U.S. Prior to joining NBH Bank in 2013, Mr. Randall was the Director and Founder of CoBiz Structured Finance, based in Denver, Colorado, since 2011. Previously, he was an executive of the Marquette Financial Companies as Senior Managing Director, COO and Board Member of MFC Capital Funding, a Chicago, Illinois-based national specialty finance and investing business that was started in 2005. Mr. Randall is a Trustee of the University of Colorado Foundation, supporting all campuses of the University of Colorado System.