Senior Credit Officer
Bob Francl is senior credit officer for First Independent Bank. Based in Reno, he serves commercial real estate investors and developers with loans and other credit-related activities, and is a hands-on lending expert for a wide variety of other businesses seeking capital and banking services in Northern Nevada. Mr. Francl joined the organization in 1999.
Mr. Francl serves on the Board of Directors for Nevada State Development Corporation and has held multiple committee roles for local chambers of commerce as well as for the Associated General Contractors of America (Northern Nevada).
Mr. Francl holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Business Administration from the College of Idaho and an Associate’s degree with honors from Modesto Junior College.
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, municipal and nonprofit communities. Western Alliance Bank is the primary subsidiary of Phoenix-based Western Alliance Bancorporation. One of the country’s top-performing banking companies, Western Alliance has ranked in the top 10 on the Forbes “Best Banks in America” list for five consecutive years, 2016-2020, and was named #1 best-performing of the 50 largest public U.S. banks for 2019 by S&P Global Market Intelligence.