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John Guedry

Division CEO, Bank of Nevada & First Independent Bank


John Guedry is Chief Executive Officer of the Bank of Nevada and First Independent Bank divisions of Western Alliance Bank. Mr. Guedry has 30+ years of experience in financial services and related industries in Nevada.

Prior to joining Bank of Nevada in August 2011, he was President and Chief Executive Officer of Business Bank of Nevada until it was purchased in 2007 by City National Bank, where he remained as Executive Vice President before joining CB Richard Ellis as a Managing Partner.

Mr. Guedry serves as a board and executive committee member of the Las Vegas Metro Chamber (Chair-elect), Public Education Foundation (Treasurer), UNLV Foundation Board. The Economic Club of Nevada and the Las Vegas Bowl. He is also a past Chairman of the Nevada Bankers Association and Leadership Las Vegas Council for the Las Vegas Chamber of Commerce. He is a graduate of the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, with a degree in business management. 

About Us

With more than $20 billion in assets, Western Alliance Bancorporation (NYSE:WAL) is one of the country’s top-performing banking companies. Western Alliance is ranked #1 regional bank by S&P Global Market Intelligence for 2018 and in the top 10 on the Forbes “Best Banks in America” list for four consecutive years, 2016-2019. Its primary subsidiary, Western Alliance Bank, Member FDIC, helps business clients realize their growth ambitions with local teams of experienced bankers who deliver superior service and a full spectrum of customized loan, deposit and treasury management capabilities. Business clients also benefit from a powerful array of specialized financial services that provide strong expertise and tailored solutions for a wide variety of industries and sectors. A national presence with a regional footprint, Western Alliance Bank operates individually branded, full-service banking divisions and has offices in key markets nationwide.