Bank executive named to golf hall of fame board

Vance Wagner

Vance Wagner, regional president of ANB Bank in Western Colorado, has been appointed to the Colorado Golf Hall of Fame Board of Directors.

Jon Rizzi, executive director of the Colorado Golf Hall of Fame, welcomed the appointment. “His passion and support of the game throughout Colorado — and especially on the Western Slope — will make him an indispensable member of our board.”

Wagner said he was honored to be appointed and looks forward to working with other board members.

An avid golfer, Wagner is one of the founding board members of the new Rocky Mountain Open Golf Tournament. He previously served on the board of the First Tee at Green Valley Ranch, the Colorado Open Foundation and other golf tournament committees in Western Colorado. He’s a member of Bookcliff Country Club in Grand Junction.

Wagner also serves on the St. Mary’s Hospital Board, Club 20 Executive Committee and Downtown Development Authority. He’s also chairman of the Grand Junction Area Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors.

Founded in 1973, the Colorado Golf Hall of Fame honors men and women who’ve contributed to golf in the state, promoted the game and preserved golf history. The Colorado Golf Hall of Fame is located in Brighton.