T.J. Raguso


T.J. Raguso has served as Executive Vice President and Director of Global Banking at Zions Bancorporation since 2015, having previously served as Manager of International Banking, at its Texas subsidiary, Amegy Bank, since 2005. Zions Bancorporation is one of the nation’s premier financial services companies, with combined total assets exceeding $69 billion.

T.J. joined Amegy Bank in 1998 and has 27 years of experience in trade finance, letters of credit, EXIM Bank lending, commercial lending, foreign exchange and international correspondent banking. His activities focus on the unique banking needs of importers, exporters and companies involved in global trade. T.J. earned his bachelor’s in business administration in Finance from Baylor University and his previous employers include Wells Fargo Bank (formerly known as First Interstate Bank) and Hibernia National Bank. Fluent in Spanish, T.J.’s lending activities have included significant travel and business dealings in Mexico, Central America and South America.

T.J. is an active member of the Bankers’ Association for Finance and Trade, Houston Committee on Foreign Relations, Houston District Export Council and the Greater Houston Partnership. He is also active in scouting and serves as a board member of the Boy Scouts of America Sam Houston Area Council.