Matt Packard is CEO and Chairman of the Board for Central Bank—a community bank with 11 locations in Utah County. Matt is a fifth-generation banker who began employment at Central Bank in 1976. He graduated from Brigham Young University with a degree in business management and finance in 1978; he also graduated from the Pacific Coast School of Banking in 1985.

Matt has served on many state and national banking committees. He is presently on the American Bankers Association Board of Directors. He is Past Chair of the Utah Bankers Association and Western Independent Bankers Association. Mr. Packard also serves on the Intermountain Healthcare Utah Valley Board of Trustees and the Corporate Board of Trustees.

Matt is a life long resident of Springville graduating from Springville High School in 1972. He has been active in his local community as a Past President of the Springville Chamber of Commerce and as a former elected City Councilman in Springville. Matt is married to the former Louann Emmons. They are the proud parents of three children, Jason (Jackie) Packard, Jill (Tyler) Heaps, and Bryce (Kaylie) Packard. They are grandparents to 10 grandchildren. Matt enjoys the outdoors, especially hiking and camping. He also enjoys working on Family History projects.


United Way Worker

President of the Springville Chamber of Commerce

Outstanding Young Men of America Award

Mayor’s Downtown Economic Board

Utah County Republican Delegate

Utah State Republican Delegate

District Finance Chairman–Boys Scouts of America

Utah Cattlewomen Father of the Year

Springville City Council

Springville City Power Board

Chairman of the Utah Chapter of American Institute of Banking

President, CEO, Chairman of the Board of Central Bank

Chairman of the Board of BMA–A data processing company

Chairman of Foote Insurance

American Bankers Association Community Banker Council Member

Western Independent Bankers Chairman


American Bankers Association Grassroots Committee Member

Chairman of the Utah Bankers Association

Chairman of the Utah Valley Intermountain Board of Trustee

Utah Department of Financial Institutions Advisory Council Member

Business Advisory Board member of Utah Valley University

Chairman of a Super PAC–Friends of Traditional Banking

Distinguished Banker Award–Utah Bankers Association

Member of the Community Deposit Institution Advisory Council for the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco

Corporate Board of Trustees for Intermountain Healthcare

American Bankers Association Board member

Hospital Trustee Service Award by the Utah Hospital Association