Jim DeVolld

Managing Director, Commercial Banking



Jim DeVolld is the managing director for First Independent Bank. Mr. DeVolld oversees all operations at First Independent Bank and works alongside an experienced team of banking professionals to serve businesses throughout the Northern Nevada region. 

Mr. DeVolld was one of the Founders of First Independent Bank in 1999 and between 2009 and 2011, Mr. DeVolld served as President and CEO of First Independent Bank, prior to Western Alliance Bank's acquisition of the division. Mr. DeVolld has more than 35 years of banking experience. 

He is very active in the community as a Chairman of the Nevada Tax Commission and a long tenured board member of the Boys & Girls Club of Truckee Meadows.  Mr. DeVolld also serves as the Chairman of the Board of Renown Health Systems, a 7,500 employee health care system headquartered in Reno, Nevada.

Mr. DeVolld is a proud graduate of the Pacific Coast Banking School and the National School of Real Estate Finance.

About Us

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.