Kathy Flamm

Senior Vice President, Commercial Banking

(775) 352-9600


Kathy Flamm is senior vice president, commercial banking, for First Independent Bank’s Northern Nevada business development team. She joined the organization in 2000 and serves clients across the Reno-Sparks community.

Throughout her 30-year banking career, Ms. Flamm’s client base has ranged from physicians, attorneys and contractors to property managers, machine shops, warehouse distributors and many others.

Ms. Flamm has been named as the Conductor of the Year by The Reno + Sparks Chamber of Commerce and has been honored with the Women of Achievement award by The Nevada Women’s Fund based on her involvement and contributions to the community. She also has been recognized by the Sparks Centennial Sunrise Rotary Club for her service and volunteer work and has served as the organization’s treasurer for 15 years.

Married to a military veteran, Ms. Flamm has lived in several U.S. states, as well as Germany and Turkey. She attended Sierra College.

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.