Nevada State Bank Raise Funds for American Heart Association

Nevada State Bank is showing its heart by raising money for the American Heart Association (AHA).

LAS VEGAS – Nevada State Bank is showing its heart by raising money for the American Heart Association (AHA). Bank branches throughout the state are selling “hearts” for $1, $5, $25 or even $100. The funds raised benefit the work of the AHA in Nevada, and the hearts will be on sale through the end of… [More...]

Nevada State Bank and “Eye Care 4 Kids” Helping Nevada Students See Their Way to Success

Nevada State Bank donated $25,000 to Eye Care 4 Kids, a nonprofit group that provided free eyeglasses to more than 1,500 low-income school children.

LAS VEGAS – Nevada State Bank recently donated $25,000 to Eye Care 4 Kids, a nonprofit group that provided free eyeglasses to more than 1,500 low-income Southern Nevada school children last school year. Eye Care 4 Kids was founded in 2001 by pediatric optician Joseph Carbone to provide badly needed vision care services to low-income… [More...]

Nevada State Bank Hosts Family Business Webinar “Financing Transitions in a Family Business”

Nevada State Bank is hosting a free family business webinar, “Financing Transitions in a Family Business,” on Thursday, Sept. 4, at 9 a.m. Pacific Time.

LAS VEGAS – Small businesses and entrepreneurs should not be tricked into thinking they have limited options. If a family-owned company is to provide opportunities for future generations, it must plan both adequate shareholder liquidity and sufficient business capital. With this in mind, Nevada State Bank is hosting a free family business webinar, “Financing Transitions in… [More...]

Educating, Connecting Entrepreneurs; Median Home Price Hits $200,000; 5K to Raise Funds for Kids with Cancer

Las Vegas Will Launch 1 Million Cups to Educate, Connect Local Entrepreneurs 1 Million Cups, a program to engage, educate and connect entrepreneurs, launched in Las Vegas on Wednesday,  August 13. The weekly event will be located in the inNEVation Center, powered by Switch. 1 Million Cups is a weekly gathering that is building startup communities… [More...]

Nevada State Bank’s Stacy Watkins Appointed Chairman of the Board for Junior Achievement

Stacy Watkins, senior vice president for Nevada State Bank, was appointed chairman of the board of directors for Junior Achievement of Southern Nevada.

LAS VEGAS – Stacy Watkins, senior vice president and regional manager for Nevada State Bank, was appointed chairman of the board of directors for Junior Achievement of Southern Nevada, a nonprofit that provides business, economic and life-skills programs to enhance the education of young people. No stranger to the great work of JA, Watkins has been a… [More...]

Nevada State Bank Working with Wolf Pack Players to Boost Their Financial Literacy

Nevada State Bank volunteers taught financial literacy classes in collaboration with many different community partners to help people make better choices.

RENO – In the past 18 months, Nevada State Bank volunteers spent 1,571 hours teaching financial literacy classes in collaboration with many different community partners. The goal of these cooperative relationships is to help people make better choices concerning their money and learn to live within their means. One of the bank’s latest collaborations is with the… [More...]

Nevada State Bank Named Melissa McIntee Lovelock Branch Manager

Nevada State Bank has named Melissa McIntee branch manager at its Lovelock branch. McIntee joined Nevada State Bank as a professional banker in May 2007.

LOVELOCK, Nev. – Nevada State Bank has named Melissa McIntee branch manager at its Lovelock branch. McIntee joined Nevada State Bank as a professional banker in May 2007. She was quickly promoted through several branch positions including financial services supervisor and most recently branch customer service manager. “We are excited to have Melissa on our Retail… [More...]

Hospice Collecting School Supplies for Students in Need

Nathan Adelson Hospice locations will serve as drop-off points to collect school supplies for local elementary students. The hospice will be collecting supplies for students at Robert L. Taylor and Sunrise Acres elementary schools. The drive continues until Aug. 18. “Many schools unfortunately suffer from a lack of funding, and a large number of students… [More...]

Nevada State Bank names Tracy Johnson branch manager

Nevada State Bank has named Tracy Johnson branch manager for its Fernley branch, where she will oversee banking operations and client services.

FERNLEY – Nevada State Bank has named Tracy Johnson branch manager for its Fernley branch, where she will oversee banking operations and client services. Johnson brings with her 14 years of experience in banking, starting with a national bank in 1996 as a teller. She was quickly promoted through several branch positions ultimately reaching the branch… [More...]

Nevada State Bank hosts webinar “INSIGHTS: How to Reduce the Risk of Litigation”

Nevada State Bank is hosting a free webinar, “INSIGHTS: How to Reduce the Risk of Litigation,” on Tuesday, July 15, at 9 a.m. Pacific Time.

LAS VEGAS – Small businesses and entrepreneurs often do not have experience in the pro-active steps to help them avoid common sources of litigation. Potential litigation can arise from client interactions, business agreements among partners, business-to-business contracts with vendors and other organizations, and even lack of regulatory compliance. With this in mind, Nevada State Bank is hosting… [More...]

Improvements Coming to East Downtown in Reno

Reno’s East Fourth Street will be transformed during the second annual Positively 4th Street Better Block Project event. Considered “the gateway” to downtown Reno, Fourth Street is home to several historical properties but is in need of upgrades and repair. Local businesses are looking to spruce up the area through landscaping, adding a two-way bicycle lane, re-striping traffic… [More...]

Small Business Administration Recognizes Nevada State Bank for Business Lending

The Nevada District office of the U.S. Small Business Administration named Nevada State Bank Lender of the Year in 3rd Party Loan Production.

LAS VEGAS – The Nevada District office of the U.S. Small Business Administration named Nevada State Bank Lender of the Year in 3rd Party Loan Production. At the 2014 SBA Small Business Awards, Nevada State Bank received the Platinum-level award in recognition of the 16 SBA 3rd party loans it provided businesses in SBA FY2013. Nevada… [More...]

Nevada State Bank names Dana Adams vice president/learning and development manager

Nevada State Bank has named Dana Adams vice president/learning and development manager.

LAS VEGAS – Nevada State Bank has named Dana Adams vice president/learning and development manager, where he oversees the training department and programming for colleague career development within the bank. Adams brings 10 years of learning and development as well as banking experience to his new role. He previously served as a learning and development consultant… [More...]

Rita Vaswani Steps Up to The Private Bank by Nevada State Bank

Formerly with the Professional Banking team at Nevada State Bank, Rita Vaswani, has joined The Private Bank by Nevada State Bank team.

LAS VEGAS – Formerly with the Professional Banking team at Nevada State Bank, Rita Vaswani, vice president/private banking relationship manager, has joined The Private Bank by Nevada State Bank team, specializing in serving the bank’s high net worth clients. Vaswani has more than two decades of banking experience and a strong background in health care and… [More...]

Nevada State Bank Names Ivette Barajas Vice President, SBA Business Development Officer

Nevada State Bank has named Ivette Barajas as vice president/SBA business development officer.

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… [More...]

Nevada State Bank Expands Product Management Team

Nevada State Bank has expanded its product management team with the addition of two new colleagues.

LAS VEGAS – Nevada State Bank has expanded its product management team with the addition of two new colleagues. Adrick Akoopie is assistant vice president/bankcard manager, focusing on support of the bank’s consumer and business credit card products and working with bank colleagues to find tailored solutions to meet clients’ credit card needs. Akoopie is an experienced business banker in… [More...]

Family Owned Businesses 2014

The backbone of the economy, family owned businesses are an integral part of Nevada’s economic landscape.

Congratulations to the 2014 Family Owned Business Finalists It isn’t easy running a business, especially a family-owned business. Late hours, little to no salary and foregoing vacations can sometimes be exacerbated by family squabbles and employees that know the boss just a little too well. Nevertheless, family-owned businesses are the backbone of Nevada’s economy. This… [More...]

Several SBA Loan Requirements Eliminated

The U.S. Small Business Administration made significant changes in qualification for SBA 504 loans. The changes include elimination of “the personal resource test” and “the nine-month rule”. These modifications mean businesses will have an easier time qualifying for SBA loans, according to a recent statement by TMC Financing. “By eliminating the nine-month rule for expenditures, businesses that have… [More...]

Nevada State Bank names Erica Benson branch manager

Nevada State Bank has named Erica Benson branch manager for its West Sahara branch, where she oversees banking operations and client services.

LAS VEGAS  – Nevada State Bank has named Erica Benson branch manager for its West Sahara branch, where she oversees banking operations and client services. Benson has been with Nevada State Bank for more than 10 years, holding numerous positions, including professional banker, branch service manager, business center manager, territory sales manager and small business… [More...]

Nevada State Bank Reports Net Earnings of $2.3 Million and Loan Growth of $33.1 Million for the First Quarter of 2014

Nevada State Bank (“the Bank”), a subsidiary of Zions Bancorporation, reported loan growth of $33.1 million for the three months ended March 31, 2014.

LAS VEGAS, NEVADA – Nevada State Bank (“the Bank”), a subsidiary of Zions Bancorporation, reported loan growth of $33.1 million for the three months ended March 31, 2014. Net income for the three months ended March 31, 2014 was $2.3 million. The first quarter income of $2.3 million is net of a pre-tax loss on the… [More...]

First Hospice and Palliative Medicine Fellowship Program Coming to Nevada

Nevada’s first osteopathic fellowship program has the green light. The American Osteopathic Association approved Nathan Adelson Hospice for a Hospice and Palliative Medicine Program. The program is a collaboration between the hospice and Touro University Nevada. This is a first-of-its-kind fellowship in Nevada and one of only 11 in the nation, according to a recent statement… [More...]

Nevada State Bank names Ryan Ragland vice president, professional banking relationship manager

Nevada State Bank has named Ryan Ragland vice president, relationship manager for the professional banking group.

LAS VEGAS – Nevada State Bank has named Ryan Ragland vice president, relationship manager for the professional banking group. In his role, Ragland will oversee all areas of professional banking services for his clients. Ragland brings more than 10 years of experience in the southern Nevada financial industry to his role. He previously served in various… [More...]