Director, Commercial Banking
Dan Wright is director, commercial banking, for Bank of Nevada. Located in Mesquite, he serves business and municipal clients throughout the region, including the Moapa Valley, Northwestern Arizona and Southern Utah. A banker for more than 16 years, Mr. Wright brings clients a wide range of small business loans, with particular attention to SBA 504 and 7a financing, and deposit and treasury management services.
Currently, Mr. Wright serves as chairman of the board for Mesquite Regional Economic Development, the official economic development agency of the Mesquite region, and is treasurer of the Mesquite Community Education Foundation. Past community affiliations include roles with Mesa View Regional Hospital and the Mesquite Chamber of Commerce.
Mr. Wright earned a bachelor’s degree in Finance at Southern Utah University, where he was an All-Conference baseball player. Mr. Wright was an All-American baseball player at Dixie State University and was also a member of the 2000 Nebraska Cornhusker Big 12 Championship team. He was drafted by the Atlanta Braves in 1997. Mr. Wright remains a committed baseball fan, and currently is the president of Virgin Valley Little League in Mesquite.
Bank of Nevada, a division of Western Alliance Bank, Member FDIC, helps business clients realize their growth 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.