John Guedry is division CEO of Bank of Nevada. Mr. Guedry has 38+ 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 until 2010.
Mr. Guedry serves as a board and executive committee member of the Las Vegas Metro Chamber, Council for a Better Nevada, The Darren Waller Foundation and the Las Vegas Bowl. He is also a past Chairman of the Nevada Bankers Association and Las Vegas Metro Chamber, as well as a former Board of Trustee for the UNLV Foundation, the Public Education Foundation and Las Vegas Global Economic Alliance, among others.
Mr. Guedry is an avid cyclist, completing tours and competitions in multiple states and countries. A native of New Orleans, Mr. Guedry moved to Las Vegas with his family in 1974. He is a graduate of the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, with a Bachelor’s degree in Business Management. He and his incredible wife of over 37 years, Debra, have two talented daughters, Jennifer and Jaclyn, as well as two active twin grandsons, Bradley and Brayden.
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, manufacturing, municipal and nonprofit communities. Western Alliance Bank is the primary subsidiary of Phoenix-based Western Alliance Bancorporation. One of the country’s top-performing banking companies, Western Alliance is again #1 best-performing of the 50 largest public U.S. banks in the new S&P Global Market Intelligence listing for 2020 and ranks high on the Forbes “Best Banks in America” list year after year.