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Bob Francl

Senior Credit Officer

Bob Francl is senior credit officer for First Independent Bank. Based in Reno, he serves commercial real estate investors and developers with loans and other credit-related activities, and is a hands-on lending expert for a wide variety of other businesses seeking capital and banking services in Northern Nevada. Mr. Francl joined the organization in 1999.

Mr. Francl serves on the Board of Directors for Nevada State Development Corporation and has held multiple committee roles for local chambers of commerce as well as for the Associated General Contractors of America (Northern Nevada).

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.

About Us

First Independent Bank

First Independent Bank, a division of Western Alliance Bank, Member FDIC, helps business clients realize their ambitions. Founded in 1999, First Independent Bank offers a full spectrum of loan, deposit and treasury management capabilities, plus superior service. With six offices in Reno, Sparks, Carson City and Fallon, along with Western Alliance Bank’s powerful array of specialized financial services, the banking division is a valued resource for Northern Nevada’s business, real estate, professional, manufacturing, municipal and nonprofit communities. Western Alliance Bank is the primary subsidiary of Phoenix-based Western Alliance Bancorporation, with more than $50 billion in assets. Western Alliance is again #1 best-performing of the 50 largest public U.S. banks in the S&P Global Market Intelligence listing for 2020 and ranks high on the Forbes “Best Banks in America” list year after year.