Bob Francl is senior credit officer for First Independent Bank. In his position, he is responsible for evaluation of credit quality, balancing risk analysis with loan growth for commercial and industrial as well as commercial real estate loan products in Nevada. Mr. Francl has been a part of First Independent Bank since 1999 and has over 28 years in the banking and finance industry.           

Mr. Francl serves on the Board of Directors for Nevada State Development Corporation and has held multiple committee roles for local industry and non-profit organizations.  

Mr. Francl holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Business Administration from the College of Idaho and an Associate’s degree with honors from Modesto Junior College.

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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.