The Medallion Bank Executive Team has over 150 combined years of experience in the lending industry.
Donald Poulton is President and Chief Executive Officer of Medallion Bank. Don was a founding officer of the Bank in 2002 as our Chief Lending Officer. In 2015, he became the Bank’s CEO. Prior to Medallion Bank, Don was CLO and Executive Vice President of American Investment Bank and American Investment Financial, respectfully. His banking career started in the late 1970s, and has included residential mortgage, consumer, and commercial lending, including SBA lending. Don has served on the Board and Executive Committees of the Utah Association of Financial Services and the National Association of Industrial Bankers, and on the Board of the Utah Bankers Association. He continues to serve on the Board of the Utah Microenterprise Loan Fund. He graduated from the University of Utah with a bachelor’s degree in finance.
Sherrie Rees is the Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Medallion Bank. She started at the Bank in 2006 and oversees all aspects of accounting, cash and asset liability management, and internal financial controls. She is a certified public accountant with over 25 years of banking experience. Sherrie graduated from Utah State University with a BS degree in finance, minoring in accounting and economics. She earned her MBA in accounting in 2004.
Sherrie currently serves on the Board and Executive Committees of the Utah Association of Financial Services and the National Association of Industrial Bankers.
Justin Haley is the Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of Medallion Bank, a position he has held since June 2015. He previously served as the Vice President and General Manager of the Bank’s Home Improvement Lending division, which he started for the Bank in February 2012. Justin is responsible for Home Improvement Lending and Sales, Technology, Product Management and Marketing. Before coming to Medallion Bank, he was the President of First Mutual Sales Finance, a home improvement lending subsidiary of Washington Federal.
Justin has a BA in History and an MBA from the University of Washington. He is a graduate of the Pacific Coast Banking School.
Steve Hannay is the Senior Vice President and Chief Lending Officer of Medallion Bank. He started at the Bank in 2004, when he was hired to help build the Recreation Lending business line. He became the Bank’s CLO in 2015. Steve is responsible for Recreation Lending, medallion lending, loan funding, and loan servicing and collections. He specializes in credit and portfolio management, lending operations, team development, and underwriting. He is a consumer finance veteran of more than 25 years.
Steve has a BA in business finance from the University of Utah. He serves as a member of the Microenterprise Loan Fund Committee.
Cliff Pedersen is the Senior Vice President and Chief Compliance Officer of Medallion Bank. Cliff joined Medallion Bank in 2016 and oversees the administration of the Bank’s Compliance Management Program. He also serves as the Community Reinvestment Officer and Anti-Money Laundering Officer. Cliff has over 27 years of banking experience and has served as the Chief Compliance Officer for several other local and regional banks and financial institutions.
Cliff started his career as a National Bank Examiner for the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency. Cliff graduated from the University of Utah with a degree in Accounting and is a Certified Regulatory Compliance Manager.
Visit Our Parent CompanyMedallion Financial
FDIC’s Medallion Bank Details