LAS VEGAS – Nevada State Bank has named Ivette Barajas as vice president/SBA business development officer, where she is responsible for the growth of the bank’s SBA lending that meets U.S. Small Business Administration guidelines.
Barajas brings more than 16 years of business development, underwriting and relationship management experience to her new role. She previously served on business banking teams for various national banks in the Las Vegas Valley.
“We are excited to have Ivette bring her talent and expertise to better serve our clients,” said Carolyn Crockett, senior vice president and SBA manager for Nevada State Bank. “Her experience specializing in business banking makes her a great asset for our clients and the bank.”
Barajas is an active and distinguished member of the community. She was named 2013 VIP Women of the Year by the National Association of Professional Women. She is a member of the Latin Chamber of Commerce, the Association of Latino Professionals in Finance and Accounting as well as the Nevada Association of Hispanic Real Estate Professionals. Barajas volunteers her time with Junior Achievement and the Boys & Girls Club Mentoring Program. She received a bachelor’s degree in finance from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas.
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Nevada State Bank, with assets of more than $4.0 billion, is the largest state-chartered bank in Nevada. A full-service bank with 50 branches statewide, Nevada State Bank offers complete range of consumer, private and business banking services. It is a subsidiary of Salt Lake City-based Zions Bancorporation (Nasdaq: ZION), one of the nation’s premier financial services companies. With affiliates in 10 Western and Southwestern states, 140-year-old Zions Bancorporation has assets of $56 billion. For more information on Nevada State Bank, call 702.383.0009 or access www.nsbank.com.