Deborah Bateman is National Bank of Arizona’s Executive Vice President, Director of Wealth Strategies and serves on the bank’s Executive Committee and Board of Directors. In her role, Deborah oversees the delivery of products and services for the bank’s high net worth individuals and is responsible for the NB|AZ Private Bank, NB|AZ Wealth Management and Executive Banking. Bateman is also responsible for several of the bank’s key departments including Nonprofit Banking and the Women’s Financial Group. Deborah has more than 35 years of banking experience, including serving as Senior Vice President with JPMorgan Chase in New York, Chicago and Phoenix. During her tenure, Deborah directed customer service strategies and helped manage the institution’s merger with Bank One. She holds an associate’s degree from Mesa Community College and is a graduate of Pacific Coast Banking School at the University of Washington in Seattle.
An active member of the community, Deborah currently serves on the Executive Committee for FreshStart and the Phoenix Suns Charities. She is also on the local advisory board for the American Cancer Society and a board member of Homeward Bound, the O’Connor House and ChildHelp. In addition, Deborah is a member of Charter 100, Women President’s Organization, Central Phoenix Women, ASU’s Women and Philanthropy, Arizona 5 Arts Council and the Heart Ball 100.
She has served as Chair/Co-Chair of the 2012 Dine With Your Dog Gala benefitting Phoenix Children’s Hospital, the 2011 Arizona Foundation for Women’s Sandra Day O’Connor Luncheon, the 2011 Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation’s Promise Ball, as well as the 2009 and 2010 Arthritis Foundation’s Oscar Night America. Deborah has received numerous local and national honors, including: