Vice President, Business Banking
Chris Gaynor is vice president, business banking, for Bank of Nevada, where as a member of the Southern Nevada juris team she provides lines of credit, building acquisition financing, cash management tools, non-real estate escrow services and more for law firms and legal professionals. Ms. Gaynor joined the organization in 2008 and has 30 years of banking industry experience.
Active in the community, Ms. Gaynor is a board member of Green Our Planet, creators of America’s largest school-based gardening program, including outdoor gardens, hydroponic towers, recycling and water conservation projects. Chris helped implement a financial literacy component into the Green Our Planet program, which was instrumental in Bank of Nevada winning the 2018 Community Commitment for Financial Education award from the American Banker's Association Foundation. She also raises funds for various legal-related nonprofits throughout Southern Nevada, and has been involved in Leadership Las Vegas Business Day.
Ms. Gaynor earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas.
Bank of Nevada, a division of Western Alliance Bank, Member FDIC, helps business clients realize their ambitions. Founded in 1994, Bank of Nevada offers a full spectrum of loan, deposit and treasury management capabilities, plus superior service. With 10 offices in Las Vegas, Henderson, North Las Vegas and Mesquite, along with Western Alliance Bank’s powerful array of specialized financial services, the banking division is a valued resource for Southern Nevada’s business, real estate, professional, municipal and nonprofit communities. In a first among Nevada financial institutions, Bank of Nevada in 2018 earned the Community Commitment Award for Financial Education from the American Bankers Association Foundation for its work with Title I schools through the Green Our Planet organization. Western Alliance Bank is the primary subsidiary of Phoenix-based Western Alliance Bancorporation. One of the country’s top-performing banking companies, Western Alliance has ranked in the top 10 on the Forbes “Best Banks in America” list for five consecutive years, 2016-2020, and was named #1 best-performing of the 50 largest public U.S. banks for 2019 by S&P Global Market Intelligence.