Atkin joined the Zions Bancorporation board of directors in 1993. He is chairman and CEO of SkyWest, Inc. In July1974 he joined SkyWest as a member of the board of directors and the director of finance, and became CEO in 1975. Atkin is also chairman of the board and CEO of SkyWest Airlines and Atlantic Southeast Airlines, both of which are subsidiaries of SkyWest Inc. He was elected chairman of the board of Skywest, Inc. in June 1991 and has led the company as its annual revenues have grown from less than $1 million to more than $1 billion. Atkin received a B.S. and an M.BA. from the University of Utah and practiced as a Certified Public Accountant for two years prior to joining SkyWest.
Cash has been on the Zions Bancorporation board of directors since 1989. He was Questar Corporation's chief executive officer from 1984 to 2002 and was chairman of the board from 1985 to 2003. Cash was also president of Questar from 1984 to 2001. He has been a director of Questar since 1977 and also serves on the boards of National Fuel Gas Company, TODCO, Associated Electric and Gas Insurance Services Limited, and Texas Tech Foundation, Inc., and is a former director of Zions First National Bank, Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco (Salt Lake City branch), and Energen Corporation. Cash received a B.S. from Texas Tech University.
Frobes joined the Zions Bancorporation board in 2003. She has retired as group senior vice president of Legal Affairs and Risk Management, and general counsel and corporate secretary of The Irvine Company. Prior to joining The Irvine Company, Frobes was a partner and vice chair at O’Melveny & Myers LLC. She is a member of the American College of Real Estate Lawyers; a past chair of the California State Bar, Real Property Section executive committee; and past co-chair of the California State Bar, joint committee on Reform of Anti-Deficiency Laws. She also has served as a member of the boards of trustees for the Ballet Pacifica and the Newport Harbor Art Museum. Frobes received her B.S. degree from Antioch College and J.D. from the University of Utah.
Heaney joined the Zions Bancorporation board of directors in 2005. He was a founding director of Amegy Bancorporation, Inc., which was acquired by Zions in December 2005. While on Amegy’s board, Heaney was a member of the executive and risk committee and its compensation committee, and chairman of its audit committee. He remains a member of the board of Amegy Bank. Heaney is the co-founder and chairman of Heaney Rosenthal Inc., a financial organization specializing in the acquisition of businesses in various industry sectors He has also served as vice president of finance and chief financial officer of Sterling Chemicals, Inc Heaney received his B.A. and J.D. degrees from the University of Texas and was a partner in the firm of Bracewell & Patterson (now Bracewell & Giuliani).
Porter served on the Zions Bancorporation board of directors from 1986 to 1988 and rejoined the board in 1993 following a period of public service. He is the IBM Professor of Business and Government at the Harvard University Kennedy School of Government and Master of Dunster House. In addition, he is a Senior Scholar at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars and faculty chairman of Harvard's Program for Senior Managers in Government. Porter served in senior economic policy positions in the Ford, Reagan, and George H.W. Bush White Houses. He received his B.A. degree from Brigham Young University and studied as a Rhodes Scholar and Woodrow Wilson Fellow at Oxford University, where he received a B.Phil. degree. Porter received his M.A. and Ph.D. degrees from Harvard.
Quinn joined the Zions Bancorporation board of directors in 2002. He is retired from Goldman, Sachs & Co ., where he was managing director and general partner, and specialized in Corporate Finance. He spent two decades at Goldman Sachs structuring financings and other transactions for some of America's best-known corporations. In addition to Zions, he is a director of Group 1 Automotive, Inc. and American Express Bank, Ltd. Quinn is a graduate of Brigham Young University and the Harvard University Graduate School of Business.
Harris H. Simmons is chairman, president and chief executive officer of Zions Bancorporation; chairman of Zions First National Bank; and a director of Questar Corporation and O.C. Tanner Co. He was president and chief executive officer of Zions First National Bank prior to 1998 and has been an officer of the Company since 1981. He has been president and chief executive officer of Zions Bancorporation since 1990 and chairman since 2002. Simmons first worked for Zions in 1970 and has served in a variety of positions with Zions First National Bank and Zions Bancorporation in more than 30 years with the organization. He is a graduate of the University of Utah and has an M.B.A. from Harvard University. Simmons is a past president of the American Bankers Association.
Simmons has been on the Zions Bancorporation board of directors since 1978. He is the founder and president of SCF Partners. Prior to founding SCF, Simmons cofounded Simmons & Company International, where he was a partner between 1974 and 1989. Before that, he was a corporate finance officer at The First National Bank of Chicago. He is chairman of the board of Oil States International., and serves on the boards of Express Jet and Simmons Media Group. He is also on the board and is former chairman of Texas Children's Hospital, a trustee of Rice University and chairman of the Council of Overseers of its Jesse H. Jones Graduate School of Management, a trustee of The Gordon and Mary Cain Pediatric Neurology Research Foundation, and is on the board of the Houston Endowment, the Harvard Business School Visiting Committee, and the Sam Houston Area Council of the Boy Scouts of America. Simmons received a B.S. from the University of Utah and an M.B.A. from Harvard University.
Wheelwright has served on the Zions Bancorporation board of directors since 2004. He rejoined the Harvard Business School faculty as a Baker Foundation professor in 2003, after retiring in 2000 as the Edsel Bryant Ford professor of business administration.. From 1995 to 1999, Wheelwright served as senior associate dean of the M.B.A. program. He then served as senior associate dean and director of faculty hiring and planning and had oversight of distance learning. Wheelwright currently oversees the HBS Publishing Company as chairman of the board He was the Kleiner, Perkins, Caufield and Byers professor of management at the Stanford University Graduate School of Business in the 1980s. In addition to Zions, he is a board member of O.C. Tanner Company, Quantum Corporation, and CheckSum. Wheelwright received a B.S. degree from the University of Utah and a Ph.D. from Stanford.
Williams joined the Zions Bancorporation board of directors in 1998. She is currently a public affairs/communications consultant for various companies and nonprofit organizations. Williams is former senior vice president for the Olympic Winter Games of 2002, senior director of communications at the Huntsman Cancer Institute at the University of Utah, and vice president for public affairs of Smith’s Food & Drug Centers, Inc., now part of Kroger Corporation. Before that, she was a reporter and anchor at KSL-TV in Salt Lake City, Utah. During that time, Williams received an Emmy, the National Press Club Consumer Journalism Award, and the G. Allen Award from the National Chapter of Women in Broadcasting. She was a Trustee of the University of Utah from 1991 to 2001. Williams is on the board of directors of The Regence Group in Portland, Oregon, and is a member of the International Women’s Forum. She received a B.A. from the University of Utah.