Twenty-year trust services veteran, Dirk Samson, has joined Bank of Utah to serve as a personal trust officer in Ogden and Salt Lake.

Over the last year, Samson worked as the trust relationship officer at Greenleaf Trust. Prior to that appointment, Samson acted as the vice president and senior fiduciary officer at Zions Bank for seven years. He led a team of six trust advisors, oversaw the portfolio of mature trusts, and consistently exceeded new investment and trust revenue goals.

Previously, Samson served as vice president and senior trust officer for PNC, trust officer and investment manager at Chemical Bank, and as trust and institutional sales officer at Fifth Third Bank.

Samson holds a BBA in Finance from Grand Valley State University and is a Certified Trust and Financial Advisor (CTFA). He is also a current board member and has volunteered for five years at the Ching Farm Animal Sanctuary.