Managing Director, Head of Commercial Banking
Area of Expertise: Commercial Banking
Bita Ardalan is managing director and head of Commercial Banking for Union Bank. The Commercial Banking group is an origination and portfolio management unit serving business banking and middle-market companies with revenues of $10 million to $2 billion across a range of industries with credit and non-credit ancillary products. As the leader of a business with a 150+ year history on the West Coast, Ardalan sets its strategic vision and heads a high-caliber team.
Ardalan directly oversees 200 team members in 21 regional and satellite offices, and more than 200 partners supporting her team. Her division is strategically designed to be lean and efficient, however she is closely aligned with many other divisions for which her team generates significant revenue. In September of 2019, Ardalan became responsible for the Commercial Credit Services group (CCS). CCS is the main centralized underwriting team servicing Commercial Banking.