Ryan Sahd is the Executive Vice President of FirstBank, one of the nation’s largest privately held banks with over $19 billion in assets.

He began his career with FirstBank in 2005, landing in several leadership positions before being appointed EVP in 2016. He currently oversees the Downtown Denver market, leading a team of experienced commercial lenders, and was instrumental in financing some of Denver’s iconic development projects including Union Station, Mission Ballroom and more.

With over 20-plus years of industry experience, Ryan has gained expertise in commercial real estate lending, development, construction, SBA, business financing, as well as commercial and retail banking.

He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Organizational Management from Colorado State University and is a graduate of the School of Banking at the University of Colorado.