Find a Commercial Lender

Find a Commercial Lender

  1. Felix Durazo

    Market President

    Office: 928-268-0682
    Email: felix.durazo@pinnbank.com
    Address: 1515 E Cedar Avenue
    Flagstaff, AZ 86004

    NMLS: 2079390

    Felix Durazo has been a banker for the past 42 years. He has done just about every job in the bank from Teller, to Branch Manager, Commercial Lender, Credit Administrator and Market President. He has been a Market President in Flagstaff for two different banks for over fifteen years.

    What drives Felix in his day to day work is personal relationships with both customers and employees. This has been a key to success in his career. Community involvement has also always been an area of focus for Felix, serving on many local community boards (Big Brothers / Big Sisters, Flagstaff Community Foundation, Sahuaro Girl Scouts Council, Delta Dental Foundation and Housing Solutions of Northern Arizona). He also serves as Board President for most of these organizations.

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  2. Wendy Pettay

    Branch Manager

    Office: 928-268-0682
    Email: wendy.pettay@pinnbank.com
    Address: 1515 E Cedar Avenue
    Flagstaff, AZ 86004

    NMLS: 1254629

    Wendy Pettay knows that trust doesn't happen overnight; it's achieved by a history of positive experiences, which is what she strives for. She is the Branch Manager in Flagstaff's Pinnacle Bank branch. She brings with her over 10 years in the banking industry with a past that ranges from a small credit union to large corporate banks.

    Wendy is driven by helping people to feel confident in their financial institution and having that personal local feel. She takes pride in doing right by people and finding solutions they are comfortable and satisfied with. Wendy is a lifelang Flagstaff resident who enjoys everything outdoors with her family including camping, hunting and boating.

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  3. Gerald Szostak

    Commercial Loan Officer

    Office: 602-820-0212
    Email: gerald.szostak@pinnbank.com
    Address: 255 E Sheldon Street
    Prescott, AZ 86301

    NMLS: 2131255

    Gerald has lived in the Prescott area since 2014. He started working for Pinnacle Bank as a commercial and construction lender in January of 2021. Previously, Gerald spent most of his career in the non profit sector working with disadvantaged youth. As the CEO of the local Boys & Girls Clubs he was able to double the organizations membership and revenues while managing overall operations. He holds an MBA from the University of Phoenix and an undergraduate degree from Arizona State University.

    Gerald is very involved in the local community as he sits on the Board of Directors for the Prescott Unified School District Foundation and the YMCA Capital Campaign Committee. In 2016 Gerald was appointed by Arizona Governor Doug Ducey to sit on the State Board of First Things First, an organization that invests $129,000,000 a year in early childhood development across the state.

    Gerald is married with 3 kids and enjoys playing golf, softball, and mountain biking in his free time.

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  4. Grayden Guilford

    VP, Commercial Lending

    Office: 303-859-7365
    Email: Grayden.Guilford@pinnbank.com
    Address: 255 E Sheldon Street
    Prescott, AZ 86301

    NMLS: 2165578

    Grayden Guilford Joined Pinnacle Bank in early 2019 in Fort Collins, CO. Grayden helped lead the Bank's efforts to support struggling businesses through the PPP lending program, facilitating over 700MM in assistance. Shortly after, Grayden joined the team in Prescott, AZ. As a commercial lender, Grayden specializes in financing purchases, refinances, and construction of:

    • Multifamily Housing
    • Medical/Dental Offices
    • Owner Occupied Retail
    • Other Investment R/E

    Grayden is a graduate of Colorado State University, likes to stay active in the community with Prescott's local Rotary Club, and in his free time you'll find him mountain biking or working on his golf swing.

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  5. Mason Heffelman

    Market President

    Office: 602-834-1140
    Email: mason.heffelman@pinnbank.com
    Address: 15900 N 78th Street
    Scottsdale, AZ 85260

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    An Arizona native, Mason Heffelman joined Pinnacle Bank as Market President of Scottsdale, AZ in 2021. Mason has 20 years of banking experience in the Phoenix market. He holds a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from Western New Mexico University and earned his MBA from Grand Canyon University. He and his wife, Melanie, are the proud parents of two children and enjoy being active members of the community.

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  6. Mark Tufte

    Commercial Loan Officer

    Office: 928-243-2674
    Email: mark.tufte@pinnbank.com
    Address: 255 E Sheldon Street
    Prescott, AZ 86301

    NMLS: 478324

    Mark brings over 22 years of management and lending experience to the greater Verde Valley. He holds a graduate diploma from the Graduate School of Banking at Colorado and a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Management from Western International University. He is also an Independent Community Bankers Association's Certified Commercial Loan Officer. Mark believes in developing strong relationships with existing clients and enjoys finding financial solutions for new customers. Mark enjoys serving the communities that he works in by coaching youth sports, supporting the FFA animal auction, and board membership for local nonprofit organizations.

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