Eric John Allsop – B.S., Accounting, 1993
Bank of Utah has hired Steve Empey and Eric Allsop at its new loan office in St. George. Empey, a commercial lending expert, is senior vice president and senior relationship manager at the St. George branch. Empey has had a long career and diverse background in business and banking. Before joining Bank of Utah, he served as executive vice president and chief credit officer at Prime Alliance Bank. He was also vice president and manager for Zions Bank in Idaho Falls and senior vice president at Silicon Valley Bank. He holds a bachelor’s degree in business management from Weber State University. A 21-year mortgage industry veteran, Allsop has been hired to serve as assistant vice president and southern division mortgage manager for the St. George branch. Allsop worked from 2004 to 2008 as manager of Bank of Utah’ mortgage department in St. George, and as mortgage manager at both State Bank of Southern Utah and the St. George Financial and Insurance Center. Allsop attended Dixie State University and received an accounting degree from Utah State University.