Kathy Flamm is senior vice president, commercial banking, for First Independent Bank’s Northern Nevada business development team. She joined the organization in 2000 and serves clients across the Reno-Sparks community.

Throughout her 30-year banking career, Ms. Flamm’s client base has ranged from physicians, attorneys and contractors to property managers, machine shops, warehouse distributors and many others.

Ms. Flamm has been named as the Conductor of the Year by The Reno + Sparks Chamber of Commerce and has been honored with the Women of Achievement award by The Nevada Women’s Fund based on her involvement and contributions to the community. She also has been recognized by the Sparks Centennial Sunrise Rotary Club for her service and volunteer work and has served as the organization’s treasurer for 15 years.

Married to a military veteran, Ms. Flamm has lived in several U.S. states, as well as Germany and Turkey. She attended Sierra 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.