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

  • First Independent Bank Donates $415,000 to Nevada Communities Impacted by COVID-19

    Part of $2 Million Contribution from Parent Company Western Alliance Bank

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  • First Independent Bank Hosts Virtual Economic Forum

    Noted economist and economic forecaster, Dr. Christopher Thornberg, doesn't believe the COVID recession is like a typical recession.

  • First Independent Bank Helping Students Prepare for Financial Future

    First Independent Bank’s Financial Cents program prepares students for future financial decisions.


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 Managing Director,
    Commercial Banking
  • Bob Francl Senior Credit Officer
  • Michele Trombly Senior Director,
    Commercial Banking
  • Kathy Flamm Senior Vice President,
    Commercial Banking
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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    Community Impact

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