brian ballman

Commercial lender, canadian western bank

Brian graduated from the University of Alberta in 2006 with a Bachelor of Commerce – Finance degree where he also played  five seasons with the Golden Bears hockey team, winning two national championships in 2005 and 2006. After graduating, Brian played hockey in the Netherlands and Australia before retiring and living abroad for another two years. After returning to Canada in winter 2010, Brian began his banking career with Canadian Western Bank. Brian has been with CWB since April 2010 and is currently a commercial lender based at the St. Albert Branch, managing high value loans and deposits.


Brian is currently in his last semester of the University of Alberta FastTrack MBA program (part-time). He is also the Vice President of the Golden Bears Hockey Alumni and volunteers with a local community league to maintain their ice rink and with Canadian Blood Services.