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Tailored Solutions to Reach Your Goals

Expect More from Your Commercial Banking Partner

Your business is unique, with goals and challenges that are distinctly yours. Don’t settle for one-size-fits-all banking. You deserve a partner that takes the time to build relationships and customize solutions that meet your needs now and into the future. Getting that hands-on, personal touch doesn’t mean sacrificing access to powerful national resources. At First Independent Bank, you can expect more – expert commercial bankers that know you and Northern Nevada. Plus, we’re part of Western Alliance Bank, recognized as #1 Top-Performing Bank (assets $50 billion and above) for 2021 by American Banker. Our regional brands and national businesses put customers first. All the resources and stability you need, plus the industry expertise and local presence you value.

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Banking Solutions for Business Owners and Entrepreneurs

We offer a full complement of business banking services to companies operating across a variety of industries. We are your advocate, doing all that we can to help your business reach its goals, no matter how big or small.

With First Independent Bank, you can expect:

  • Customer-focused approach: You’ll have a dedicated, experienced banker – and a single point of contact – for all your professional and personal banking needs.
  • Advanced cash flow management1: Our treasury management services can help your business improve cash flow, minimize fees, optimize cash balances and interest earned - and even help fight fraud. We’ll analyze your account activity and balances, to determine the best combination of products, tools and services for your business.
  • Wide range of loan types2: Lines of credit, equipment financing, acquisition financing, commercial credit cards and SBA 7(a) and 504 loans, customized to meet your needs with competitive rates. From application to final closing, you’ll benefit from local approval authority, a timely closing process and responsive decision-making and risk administration.
  • Global services: Our team of experienced professionals can help you manage market risk and expand internationally by providing in-depth advice and custom-tailored solutions.
  • Customized solutions: If your business has more individualized needs, we’ll tap the full capabilities of our entire Western Alliance Bank team. Our local relationship managers work with a wide range of specialized business experts to create tailored solutions specific to your industry.

Trusted. Proven. Reliable.

Western Alliance Bank is built to serve commercial customers across the country. With established regional divisions such as First Independent Bank and multiple national business lines, we have a uniquely flexible and diversified business model that positions Western Alliance Bank with proven strength and stability across economic cycles and market challenges. The powerful national resources of Western Alliance, including sophisticated products and services and world-class banking experts, provide the perfect complement to the personal, hands-on care and relationship-based banking that First Independent Bank customers have come to expect. Powered by Western Alliance Bank, First Independent Bank is the commercial banking partner you need to reach your goals.  

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#1 Top-Performing Large Bank with Assets $50 Billion and Above


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#1 Bank with Assets of $50 Billion+ and Top 10 U.S. Banks for Growth Strategy


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#2 Best-Performing of the 50 Largest Public U.S. Banks


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One of Forbes’ “America’s Best Banks” Year After Year

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Trust the Experts - Our Clients

O’Cathain Group's CEO values great relationships as the most important thing in business – especially when it comes to her bank. “There are a lot of positives about having a local bank. One of the biggest — no matter if you’re selling burgers, making loans or running a doctor’s office — is about the service you get.”   – Taylor Cain, CEO, O’Cathain Group

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About Us

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.

1. All offers of credit subject to approval. Some products and services may be subject to prior approval or fees. Please contact a Treasury Management Advisor and Relationship Manager for additional details that may apply based on products and services selected. 
2. All offers of credit are subject to credit approval, satisfactory legal documentation, and regulatory compliance. Borrowers are responsible for any appraisal and environmental fees plus customary closing costs, including title, escrow, documentation fees and may be responsible for any bank fees including bridge loan, construction loan, and packaging fees.