Mary serves as a consultant for community banks through her firm Vantage Strategic Consulting, and is a Senior Adviser for a boutique wealth management firm. She is responsible for creating strategic relationships and alliances with organization leaders to support key business initiatives.
Mary has over 25 years of financial services experience, recently serving as the Senior Vice President of Premier Wealth Management for National Bank of Arizona. She was the Founder and Director of the private bank, leading and partnering with a team of finance professionals including Wealth Advisors, Commercial Bankers & Treasury Officers who focused on providing a unique client experience. Prior to forming the Private Bank, Mary served as the inaugural female Regional Credit Manager for National Bank of Arizona.
She has been deeply involved with non-profit organizations over the years, currently serving on the Board of the Fresh Start Women’s Foundation, and serves as Treasurer on the Executive Board for the Phoenix Country Club. Mary is past Chairman of the Arizona Foundation for Women and the Hon Kachina Council, past Director of Central Phoenix Women, and founding member of the NB|AZ Women’s Financial Group. Other recent community engagements include the Scottsdale Cultural Council and the Phoenix FBI Citizens Academy program.
Mrs. Collum holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Finance from Arizona State University, and a Master of Business Administration from the University of Phoenix. She has earned Masters Level Banking Degree from the Pacific Coast Banking School, and is a graduate of Valley Leadership - Class 33.