Thomas Roberts is a 25-year banking veteran, who started as a teller in 1990 with Wells Fargo Bank, moving his way up to District Manager in San Bernardino County and eventually, San Francisco. In 2005, Thomas moved to U.S. Bank in the San Francisco. Thomas has continuously worked his way up into top leadership positions. In his current role he is the Region Manager and Head of U.S. Bank’s Community Banking and Branch delivery network for the Washington Region.
Thomas oversees 70 branches which include nearly 800 employees and partners in Seattle, Tacoma, Olympia, Bellevue, Everett, and the surrounding areas. U.S. Bank is #3 in market share in Washington State with over $12.8 billion in deposits.
Thomas has an Undergraduate Degree in Mass Communications and Marketing from San Jose University and a Master’s Degree in Financial Services from the University of Washington’s Pacific Coast Banking School, where he wrote his thesis on “Leading the Millennial Generation in Retail Banking.”
He currently serves as a Corporate Advisory Board Member for the Greater Seattle Business Association and was previously a Board Member of the California Symphony and San Francisco Planning and Urban Research (SPUR). Prior to moving to Washington, Thomas was a volunteer for the San Francisco Aids Foundation, where he raised money and awareness by leading Team U.S. Bank on a 565-mile LifeCycle ride from San Francisco to Los Angeles, four times over the past ten years.
Thomas is part of U.S. Bank’s enterprise-wide Global Inclusion and Diversity Council and represents the 25-state Community Banking and Branch Delivery team. He is also the lead for the Western States Division Generations Council.
In his spare time, Thomas is an adventure and culture traveler who enjoys cycling, trekking, and running.