William R. (Bill) Oakley
Senior Managing Director, Commercial Banking
William R. (Bill) Oakley is senior managing director, commercial banking, for Bank of Nevada, where he leads the Nevada commercial real estate team. With clients throughout Nevada, he serves residential builders, as well as commercial real estate investors and developers, offering new construction financing, bridge loans for acquisition and rehabilitation of older properties and term loans secured by commercial properties.
Mr. Oakley has greater than 30 years of banking experience. Prior to joining Bank of Nevada in 2013, he served as vice president for City National Bank and held regional president positions with Mutual of Omaha Bank and First National Bank of Nevada.
In Las Vegas, Mr. Oakley is an active member of the board of directors of the Opportunity Village Foundation where he has served as chairman, second vice chairman and treasurer. Throughout his tenure, he has served on the executive, finance and investment, audit, and board development committees. The nonprofit provides a range of services for individuals with intellectual disabilities.
Mr. Oakley graduated from the University of Arizona with a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration and Finance. With his wife, he is an avid competitor in United States Tennis Association league play.
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.