President, U.S. Bank - Colorado
As market president, Hassan Salem leads all U.S. Bank lines of business in Colorado as well as its local advisory board which is comprised of Denver business and community group leaders. Additionally, he steers U.S. Bank’s cross-functional Denver market leadership committee. Salem’s core focus is to continue growing the business while building client relationships.
Salem’s 19 year career began with Colorado National Bank (a U.S. Bank predecessor company) after graduating from college. He held a number of increasing positions within U.S. Bank’s Consumer and Commercial Banking divisions, including senior vice president and division manager of commercial banking. Salem’s group specialized in structuring and delivering comprehensive financial solutions to middle market clients with annual revenue between $5 million and $250 million and he is well known and respected as one of the ski industry’s leading lenders.
An active member of the community, Salem currently serves as chairman of the board for the Denver Metro Chamber of Commerce and board member for National Jewish Health. He serves on the trustee board of the Denver Area Council-Boy Scouts of America and the executive committee of Colorado Succeeds. Additionally, he is a member of YPO, Colorado Concern, and Colorado Forum. Salem serves on the Leadership Council of the Boys and Girls Club of Metro Denver, is a graduate of the 2004 Leadership Denver program for influential business area leaders and served as co-chair of the Transition Committee for Department of Regulatory Agencies (DORA), under Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper’s leadership.
Salem earned a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration-Economics from the University of Arizona with minors in communications and political science. He resides in the Denver area with his wife and their two children. He enjoys skiing and golfing.