Division Chief Credit Officer
Ernest Oon is division chief credit officer for Bank of Nevada. In this position, Mr. Oon is responsible for evaluation of the bank’s asset quality and loan growth, as well as balancing risk analyses and risk management with structured financial products. Oon joined Bank of Nevada in 2019 and has worked in the banking industry for 30 years.
Oon holds a Master of Business Administration degree from Pepperdine University, and a Bachelor of Business Administration Finance degree from California State University, where he graduated Magna Cum Laude. He also sits on the board of directors and is the CFO of the Las Vegas Business Academy.
In his free time, Oon enjoys playing competitive tennis, and he is also an elite professional with the United States Professional Tennis Association (USPTA).
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.