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Nate Stehura

Vice President Commercial Banking

Nate Stehura is a vice president, specializing in commercial real estate (CRE) for First Independent Bank. Specifically, Nate is able to serve clients through his knowledge commercial lending, which includes subdivision development, investor CRE projects, owner-occupied CRE projects and multi-family projects.  

Nate’s extensive experience includes commercial & industrial lending, commercial real estate lending and construction lending.  Nate has experience in internal loan review, examining the risk of loan portfolios for senior management.  Nate has also held management positions in credit administration managing the construction disbursement department, the credit analyst department and calculating the Allowance for Loan and Lease Losses (ALLL). 

In college, Nate started as a bank teller and now has more than 20 years of experience in banking.

In the community, Nate serves as an Auxiliary Deputy Sheriff with the Washoe County Sheriff Search & Rescue Team, providing a minimum of 200 hours per year.

Nate is a graduate of Miami University, earning a Bachelor of Science degree in Finance and Marketing. He is also a graduate of the Graduate School of Banking at the University of Wisconsin and holds an Executive Leadership Certificate from the University of Wisconsin School of Business.

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.