The Lending Window is Open: Financing in Nevada

The state’s top bank lenders along with the director of the SBA in Nevada recently shared their thoughts on the lending business.

Owners of small and medium-sized companies in Nevada increasingly seek bank loans to finance their growth into new and expanding markets as the state’s remarkable economic rebound continues. The good news: As the recession slips farther into the past, many companies are beginning to show three, four or five years of the solid financial performance that bankers want to see … [Read more...]

What are you most thankful for?

Six Nevada executives share what they are most thankful for.

“Opportunity. My life is fortunately filled with constant and diverse opportunities, which appeases my deep curiosity, allows me to curate what’s next, to share my gifts and learn from other’s passions.” Beth Campbell, AIA | Principal and Managing Director, Gensler - “I am most thankful for the three B’s of a happy life: bacon, butter and beer.” Chef Wes Kendrick | … [Read more...]

Industry Focus: Bankers

Nevada banking executives recently met at the Las Vegas offices of City National Bank to discuss the challenges in their industry.

Enduring a slow economic recovery, the banking industry stays focused on getting businesses back on their feet in the midst of increasing regulations and legislative uncertainty. Nevada banking executives recently met at the Las Vegas offices of City National Bank to discuss the challenges in their industry. Connie Brennan, publisher of Nevada Business Magazine, served as … [Read more...]

Banking on Nevada: A New Day Dawning

Banking doesn’t exist in a vacuum; the industry is affected by the economic environment.

Banking doesn’t exist in a vacuum; the industry is affected by the economic environment which, in turn, can be directly affected by practices and realities within the banking industry. So it should be good news that Nevada bankers are feeling optimistic about 2014. The banking industry has stabilized, according to George E. Burns, commissioner, Nevada Financial Institutions … [Read more...]

Industry Focus: Bankers

Nevada bankers met at the Las Vegas offices of City National Bank to discuss what the future of banking looks like and the lessons learned from the past.

The past several years have brought many changes to the banking industry including new security threats, a distressed market and changing customer expectations. Nevertheless, the industry works to push through these issues and carry on into the future. Recently, executives representing banking met at the Las Vegas offices of City National Bank to discuss what the future of … [Read more...]

What is your hope for 2013?

Nevada Business Magazine - The Last Word - January 2013

“My hope for 2013 is that we find a way to reduce the stigma of HIV/AIDS across the nation so that we may better combat this terrible disease.” Lea Carrasco-Zanini • Executive Director, Golden Rainbow - - “My hope is our company continues to grow and receives a television network deal to further our brand and athlete exposure. I also want to continue giving back to the … [Read more...]

Banking on Nevada: Moving Forward

Banking on Nevada: Moving Forward

No one is singing Ding-Dong, the Wicked Witch is Dead just yet, but a great many bankers across Nevada are already hailing the end of the recession – or something that looks a lot like it – and searching for ways to chart a better course through 2012 and beyond. Many banks statewide have gone by the wayside, and more may still follow. But for those willing and able to … [Read more...]