Get to know us

Learn how we support Northern Nevada’s dynamic, entrepreneurial business culture through our news and events.

  • View the results from this year’s Nevada Leaders in Business Survey

    First Independent Bank is proud to sponsor the Nevada Leaders in Business Survey for 2018. More than 120 local business leaders shared their views on the benefits and challenges of doing business in Nevada and overall confidence in the state’s business climate.

  • First Independent Bank Releases 2018 Regional Intelligence Report

    Learn more about the key economic trends and download the free Regional Intelligence Report.

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  • 2017 Annual Report

    Dedicated people. Tailored products. Robust capabilities. Learn how our client-centric approach continues to drive our business forward.

    View the Report

Banking on More

The culture of our bank is really what makes outstanding customer service possible. We have great products and technology that’s always getting better, but it’s relationships that matter even more.
- Laura Villagomez, Operations Senior Manager

our team

We’re experts at empowering Northern Nevada’s businesses on the journey to innovation, growth and success. Our business bankers deliver the access, knowledge and commitment you need to achieve your goals.

  • Jim DeVolld Senior Vice President,
    Regional Manager
  • Bob Francl Executive Vice President,
    Senior Loan Officer
  • Mike Hix Senior Vice President,
    Professional & Executive Banking Manager
  • Ken Achurra Senior Vice President,
    Senior Loan Officer
  • Michele Trombly Senior Vice President,
    Regional Manager
We’re proud to have a long standing relationship with First Independent. For us, it’s all about being local and delivering on your promises – and we trust First Independent for their expertise and having the capabilities we need to manage our business.
John and Sandy Raffealli, Bill Pearce Motors of Reno
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    We’re part of Western Alliance Bancorporation, one of the top-performing banking companies in the U.S.

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    Ready to take your career to a whole new level? Learn about our job opportunities.

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    Community Impact

    Find out why we’re the choice for all your banking needs.