Bank of Nevada's Joyce Smith Elected to Nevada Bankers Association Board of Directors

December 16, 2019

LAS VEGAS -  December 16, 2019

Joyce Smith, Bank of Nevada's senior director, commercial banking, was elected to the Nevada Bankers Association Board of Directors by unanimous vote.

Smith's board position became effective November 12, 2019.

"I am pleased to be part of the Nevada Bankers Association and look forward to supporting its mission to elevate the voice and impact of the banking industry in our state," said Smith. "It's been my

pleasure to work in this industry since 1985, and I am honored to be directly involved with the initiatives that help banks deliver essential services to their clients, which ultimately builds stronger communities."

In her current role, Smith oversees a portfolio of highly valued clients and also manages the operations and employees of Bank of Nevada's Hualapai and Centennial locations. For the past six years, Smith has also been responsible for oversight of Bank of Nevada's Certified Public Accounting (CPA) team, including the eight members who work exclusively to serve the unique banking needs of CPA clients.

"Because of Joyce's experience in so many areas of the banking industry, she will bring great perspective and a breadth of knowledge to the board position on behalf of Bank of Nevada and our northern banking division, First Independent Bank," said John Guedry, division CEO, Bank of Nevada. "Her diverse knowledge extends from lending practices to depository operations and treasury management, all of which will help inform her important decisions on the board."

"We're delighted to welcome Joyce Smith to Nevada Bankers Association Board of Directors. Her role in helping companies and nonprofits meet their financial goals combined with her passion for the banking industry will be assets to our governing board," said Phyllis Gurgevich, president and CEO, Nevada Bankers Association.

The Nevada Bankers Association is the united voice of Nevada's diverse banking industry. Members of the association are dedicated to providing the best financial products, services and resources to drive and support economic growth, job creation and prosperity throughout the State of Nevada.

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Bank of Nevada, a division of Western Alliance Bank, Member FDIC, delivers relationship banking that puts clients at the center of everything. Founded in 1994, Bank of Nevada offers a full spectrum of tailored business banking solutions and outstanding service, with offices in Las Vegas, Henderson, North Las Vegas and Mesquite. As part of $65 billion Western Alliance Bancorporation — ranked #1 top-performing large bank with assets greater than $50 billion in 2021 by both American Banker and Bank Director — Bank of Nevada has the reach, resources and local market expertise that make a difference for customers. 

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