Ardita Zajmi is assistant vice president, portfolio manager at First Independent Bank.
In her role, Ardita supports businesses with a range of lending needs, including business acquisitions, equipment financing, building purchases, commercial real estate and partner buyouts among others. 

Additionally, Ardita supports all consumer loan requests throughout the Northern Nevada region. Her primary goal is to help connect clients with the financial products that help their businesses grow.
Ardita joined First Independent Bank in May 2022, bringing more than 15 years of experience in business and consumer banking along with a particular expertise in credit analysis and deposit operations. 

She holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from California State University, Fullerton, with an emphasis in Business Management and Financing.

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First Independent Bank

First Independent Bank, a division of Western Alliance Bank, Member FDIC, delivers relationship banking that puts clients at the center of everything. Founded in 1999, First Independent Bank offers a full spectrum of tailored commercial banking solutions delivered with outstanding service. With offices in Reno, Sparks, Carson City and Fallon, First Independent Bank is part of Western Alliance Bancorporation, which has more than $70 billion in assets. Major accolades include being ranked as a top U.S. bank in 2023 by American Banker and Bank Director. As a regional bank with significant national capabilities, First Independent Bank delivers the reach, resources and local market expertise that make a difference for customers.