EVP, Credit Administration
James Batdorf is Executive Vice President at National Bank of Arizona and is responsible for credit approvals, portfolio quality and concentrations. He joined NB|AZ® in 2004 as Vice President, Commercial Real Estate Lending. In 2007, he transitioned to Senior Vice President, Credit Administration, and in 2013 became Chief Credit Officer. James also serves on the bank's Advisory Board and the Executive Committee. A seasoned banker, his career also includes nine years with Finova Capital Corporation and 11 years with Citibank. James earned his Bachelor of Business Administration from the University of Michigan and Master of Business Administration from Arizona State University.
James has been on several community boards and is a member of the Risk Management Association. He and his wife have three adult children and have brought four young people from Asian countries into their home, each for multiple years.