Douglas L. DeFries, Bank of Utah president, announced the appointment of Lisa Mariano to serve as the senior trust officer in personal trust.

In her new position, she will oversee operations and manage day-to-day trust department functions at the Salt Lake City and Ogden trust offices.

“We’re very pleased to see Lisa advance in her career with the bank,” said DeFries. “She has a wonderful reputation in the legal community where many trust referrals originate. Bank of Utah has benefitted from her expertise and positive atitude for the past few years.”

Mariano started at Bank of Utah four years ago, where she served as a trust officer. She has a Master of Business Administration and obtained a Certified Trust and Financial Advisor designation after completing her trust administration training from Cannon Financial Institute. Mariano has served on the Primary Children’s Medical Center Planned Gifts Committee and has been a member of the Salt Lake Estate Planning Council for eighteen years.