Officers & Directors

Officers

Richard T. Beard
Chief Executive Officer and President
Richard T. Beard has served as Chief Executive Officer and President of People’s Utah Bancorp since January 2006 and as President and Chief Executive officer of Bank of American Fork since January 2005 and has served as a director of both entities since 2004. He has served as a director of Lewiston State Bank since November 2013. He practiced law from 1978 to 2004. He has been a member and chairman of the Board of Directors of Western Independent Bankers, based in San Francisco, California and is currently the Past Chairman for the year 2015-16. He has served as a member of the Board of Directors of the Utah Bankers Association, including the board’s Executive Committee representing community banks. He serves as a director on the Board of the Utah Community Reinvestment Corporation, funding low income housing in Utah and the Board of the Utah Department of Financial Institutions, appointed by the Governor of Utah. He holds a Juris Doctor degree from the University of Utah College of Law and a Bachelor of Science degree in Political Science from the University of Utah. He is also a graduate of the Pacific Coast Banking School.
David G. Anderson
Senior Vice President and Chief Credit Officer
David G. Anderson has served as Bank of American Fork’s Senior Vice President, Chief Credit Officer since April 2013 and Chief Credit Officer of People’s Utah Bancorp since November 2013. He has served as Bank of American Fork’s Senior Vice President, Loan Administration since 2004. He has served as a director of Bank of American Fork since 1988 and of People’s Utah Bancorp since 1998. He joined the bank in 1973 and has over 40 years of banking experience, primarily in commercial and residential real estate, construction and consumer lending. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Management from Brigham Young University and is a graduate of the Pacific Coast Banking School.

Board of Directors

Paul R. Gunther
Chairman of the Board
Paul R. Gunther has served as a director of People’s Utah Bancorp since 1998 and as Chairman of the Board since 2003. He has also served as a director of Bank of American Fork since 1984. From 1968 to 1984, he served in various positions including as Chief Financial Officer for Lillian Vernon and Berkey Photo, as Vice President, Finance for Bond Industries and as a director for Strategic Planning for Target Stores. From 1989 to 2014 he served as Plan Administrator to various businesses in bankruptcy, principally in the retailing industry. He holds a Master’s of Business Administration degree from Harvard Business School and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Humanities from Brigham Young University.
Richard T. Beard
Chairman
Richard T. Beard has served as Chief Executive Officer and President of People’s Utah Bancorp since January 2006 and as President and Chief Executive officer of Bank of American Fork since January 2005 and has served as a director of both entities since 2004. He has served as a director of Lewiston State Bank since November 2013. He practiced law from 1978 to 2004. He has been a member and chairman of the Board of Directors of Western Independent Bankers, based in San Francisco, California and is currently the Past Chairman for the year 2015-16. He has served as a member of the Board of Directors of the Utah Bankers Association, including the board’s Executive Committee representing community banks. He serves as a director on the Board of the Utah Community Reinvestment Corporation, funding low income housing in Utah and the Board of the Utah Department of Financial Institutions, appointed by the Governor of Utah. He holds a Juris Doctor degree from the University of Utah College of Law and a Bachelor of Science degree in Political Science from the University of Utah. He is also a graduate of the Pacific Coast Banking School.
David G. Anderson
David G. Anderson has served as Bank of American Fork’s Senior Vice President, Chief Credit Officer since April 2013 and Chief Credit Officer of People’s Utah Bancorp since November 2013. He has served as Bank of American Fork’s Senior Vice President, Loan Administration since 2004. He has served as a director of Bank of American Fork since 1988 and of People’s Utah Bancorp since 1998. He joined the bank in 1973 and has over 40 years of banking experience, primarily in commercial and residential real estate, construction and consumer lending. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Management from Brigham Young University and is a graduate of the Pacific Coast Banking School.
Fred W. Fairclough, Jr.
Fred W. Fairclough, Jr. has served as a director of People’s Utah Bancorp and Bank of American Fork since 2000. He is a consultant to Bonneville Mortgage Company, a Salt Lake City, Utah-based commercial mortgage banking firm he co-founded in 1976 and where he served as President from 1982 to 1998. He currently serves as Chairman of the Board of Trustees of Primary Children’s Hospital Foundation, and as Director-Emeritus of Health Sciences Advocates at the University of Utah Medical Center. He currently serves as a director of the Ivory-Boyer Real Estate Center at the David Eccles School of Business at the University of Utah. He served as a commissioner of the Housing Authority of Salt Lake City from 1994 to 2002 including two terms as Chair. He served as a director of Advanta Bank Corp. from 2000 to 2010. In 2009, the FDIC issued an order to cease and desist and an order for restitution to Advanta. In 2010, Advanta was seized by the FDIC and liquidated. He obtained his Bachelor of Science degree in Marketing from the University of Utah in 1971.
R. Brent Anderson
R. Brent Anderson has served as a director of People’s Utah Bancorp and Bank of American Fork since 2007. He is currently serving as a member of the Compensation Committee, the Enterprise Risk Management Committee and as the Chairman of the Audit and Compliance Committee. As a Certified Public Accountant, he served as an audit partner of Grant Thornton LLP in its Utah offices until 2004, providing assurance and consulting services for various publicly held companies and community banking institutions. He has served as a consultant to financial institutions, including the Federal National Mortgage Association. He also previously served as a director and Chairman of the Audit Committee of Far West Bank. He has served both locally and nationally on AICPA and Grant Thornton LLP professional committees related to professional standards for financial institutions. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting from Weber State University and is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA).
Douglas H. Swenson
Douglas H. Swenson has served as a director of People’s Utah Bancorp and Bank of American Fork since 2013. He has served as a director of LSB since 2004, and Chairman of Lewiston State Bank since 2010. He is currently serving on the Compensation Committee and the Audit and Compliance Committee. He is on the Board of Directors and is the Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Jack’s Tires and Oil, Inc. where he has served since 1998. He is a Certified Public Accountant with 40 years’ experience including with Deloitte & Touche LLP. He is a graduate of Brigham Young University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting.
Deborah S. Bayle
Deborah S. Bayle has served as a director of People’s Utah Bancorp and Bank of American Fork since January 2014 and serves as a member of the Nominating and Governance Committee and the Audit and Compliance Committee. She serves as the President and CEO of United Way of Salt Lake and has been in her position since 1999. She is active in community affairs and currently serves on the Governor’s Education Excellence Commission, the Founding Council of Prosperity 2020, the Utah Women and Education Initiative and the State Council of Workforce Services/State Workforce Investment Board. She is a trustee of the Mark and Kathie Miller Foundation and is a member of the Board of Directors of St. Mark’s Hospital. She is active with United Way at the national level and is a member of the National Professional Council and the High-Performing Board Initiative. She is also a member of the Utah Women’s Forum and the International Women’s Forum. She is a member of the Board Executive Committee, Women’s Leadership Council and Tocqueville Society of United Way of Salt Lake. From 2003 to 2008 she served as a director of the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco, Salt Lake City Branch. She attended Weber State University.
Matthew S. Browning
Natalie Gochnour
Jonathan B. Gunther
Len E. Williams