Steven Bales, Jr.

steve balesSteven Bales, Jr. serves as Chairman of West Valley National Bank. Mr. Bales is a fifth-generation Arizonan and President of the Bales Hay Sales in Buckeye, Arizona. Bales farms alfalfa hay, cotton and small grains on approximately 1500 acres in the area of Buckeye and Rainbow Valley, including his original family homestead on Beloat Road, named for his great-great grandfather. He served as President of the Maricopa County Farm Bureau. He also served as President of the Arizona Cotton Growers Association and services on the board of the Arizona Farm Bureau Federation. Mr. Bales is extensively involved in organizations relating to agriculture. He has served as a community director of Farm Services Agency Board and on the Board of Arizona Cotton Growers Association. He is member of Way of Grace Church in Buckeye and serves as an Elder. He is a graduate of the University of Arizona (Agricultural Economics).