Rachel Gerlach joined the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City’s Denver Branch Board of Directors in 2021.

Ms. Gerlach has served as chief credit officer for Alpine Bank since 2017 and in several positions of increasing responsibility for the bank since 1997. She began a new role as chief credit officer in 2021.

While she has served in leadership roles for a dozen community, municipal and business organizations, she has a special passion for the 4-H program, which she credits as formative for her in the areas of leadership, responsibility and sportsmanship.

Ms. Gerlach is a magna cum laude graduate of University of Denver, with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration in International Business and a minor in management. She also completed the three-year intensive graduate banking school at Louisiana State University, as well as the Commercial Lending School at Southern Methodist University.

Ms. Gerlach likes to go on rock hunts and bike rides with her son and daughter. She is also an avid snowmobiler.

Learn more about Ms. Gerlach in TEN Magazine.