Larry West

Larry West
Northern Arizona University


’75 BS, Northern Arizona University

’76, MBA, Arizona State University


Larry is a native Arizonan with over 35 years of professional experience, primarily in the financial services industry. He has been the CEO of Meridian Bank and the COO of the Marquette Financial Companies since 2010. Prior to Meridian, Larry held various leadership positions in commercial banking, equipment finance and retail banking including Bank One where he served as vice chairman and regional executive for retail banking. Early in his career he worked with CONOCO and the Williams Companies. While studying at NAU, Larry was vice president of the student government organization ASNAU and member of the Delta Sigma Pi fraternity. Larry’s dedication to NAU continues today, as he has served on the NAU College of Business National Advisory Board since 1999. Larry’s community activities have also included serving on the boards for the Ronald McDonald House, Southwest Human Development, and the Greater Phoenix Economic Council. Larry is married to Amy E. Flood, and in his free time he enjoys travel, reading, technology, cars and the Civil War.