Shawn M. Cole
Executive Vice President
Community Bank Director
Vectra Bank Colorado
Shawn Cole leads the Community Banking Division, including consumer, business and mortgage banking lines of
business, for Vectra Bank Colorado, overseeing 43 locations in Colorado and New Mexico. Together they
comprise a key part of the bank’s overall focus on serving the needs of the region’s small and middle–market
businesses, their owners, managers and employees, as well as consumer banking customers.
Prior to joining Vectra Bank, Cole was a Senior Vice President and Colorado District Manager for Key Bank.
His banking and finance experience spans nearly 20 years and includes various leadership roles at
US Bank as well.
Cole has served on the Board of Directors for Young Americans Bank and Education Foundation, and was the
Chairman of the Young Entrepreneur of the Year Awards Ceremony in 2006. He was also honored as a winner
of the Denver Business Journal’s prestigious “Forty under 40” award in 2006.
He is a member of the Consumer Bankers Association and has also been a contributor to the Colorado Bankers
Cole is a graduate of Cornell University in Ithaca, New York, and of the Consumer Bankers Association’s
Graduate School of Retail Bank Management at the University of Virginia.
Cole and his wife of 18 years have three children ages 12, 10, and 5. Cole has been a youth soccer coach
for the Colorado Storm Soccer Association, and currently serves as youth football coach for the Arapahoe
Youth Football league and a youth soccer coach for the i9 Sports Association. In addition to being a
volunteer coach, in his free time he enjoys spending quality time with his family, attending sporting
events and traveling.