CHARLES “CHIP” LOUGHRIDGE
Charles Loughridge brings a wealth of marketing, underwriting, and trading expertise to the beneﬁt of municipal clients of Zions Bank with over 30 years of pricing, structuring, and market knowledge.
Mr. Loughridge is a Vice President of Zions Bank. He is Manager of the Municipal Underwriting & Trading Division, a Municipal Securities Principal and Representative, a Government Securities Representative, a member of the Market Technicians Association and a member of the Securities Industry & Financial Markets Association.
Mr. Loughridge has directed the Municipal Underwriting and Trading Desk as it has assisted numerous municipal clients through competitive and negotiated sales of ﬁnancings.
Assistant Vice President
Chris VanDam has been in the securities industry since 2001 and has been a trader on the Zions Bank Municipal Underwriting & Trading Desk for over six years. His contributions have helped the Municipal Underwriting & Trading Desk establish itself as a recognized regional trading center, as well as a regular participant in the primary market through the underwriting of both negotiated and competitive new issues.
In addition to trading and underwriting, Mr. VanDam supervised the implementation of secondary municipal corporate bond auctions on Zions Direct’s internet-based bond auction platform. Zions Direct, Zions Bank’s retail brokerage subsidiary, conducts auctions of ﬁxed income securities on a daily basis and Mr. VanDam helps conduct these auctions.
Mr. VanDam received bachelor’s degrees in Economics and French from the University of Utah in 2001, followed by an MBA with an emphasis in Finance from the University of Utah in 2004. He is a registered Municipal Securities Representative.