LAS VEGAS – Nevada State Bank is pleased to announce the naming of several Southern Nevada branch managers.
Sunshine Mercado has transitioned to branch manager at Sunset; she was previously the Lake Mead branch manager. She has nearly 17 years of banking experience, having worked in various positions throughout her branch. Mercado started her banking career with Nevada State Bank and has been a valued member of the team. Her top focus is providing her clients with the right solutions for current and future financial situations while delivering the best level of service. She has been a resident of Southern Nevada for more than 20 years and actively participates in activities and organizations, including March of Dimes, the Las Vegas Corporate Challenge, Las Vegas Rescue Mission, Opportunity Village, Junior Achievement, and the American Heart Association.
Brenda Pape has joined Nevada State Bank and will serve as Lake Mead branch manager. With more than 11 years of banking experience, Pape’s focus is on delivering excellent customer service and always being there for her clients. As branch manager, she enjoys working with her team and playing a role in helping them achieve their goals. Born and raised in Las Vegas, Pape supports the American Cancer Society, Alzheimer’s Association, the American Heart Association, Junior Achievement, Nevada Coalition for Suicide Prevention, and United Way.
Karen Tesar has transitioned to branch manager at Craig and Clayton; she was previously the Sunset branch manager. With more than 30 years of banking knowledge and more than two decades experience as a branch manager, Tesar loves her career because she enjoys helping her clients make their dreams come true. Her primary career goal is to make sure her clients’ financial needs are being met and that her colleagues are growing in their own careers. Tesar has lived in the Las Vegas Valley for more than 20 years and is an active member of the Las Vegas Chamber of Commerce.
“Our branch managers play a critical role in both delivering service to clients and developing our colleagues,” said Craig Kirkland, executive vice president and director of retail banking for Nevada State Bank. “Through their career paths, Sunshine, Brenda and Karen have established a solid foundation in branch operations while shaping the service culture and customer experience within our branches.”
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Nevada State Bank, a division of ZB, N.A., is a full-service bank offering a complete range of consumer, private and business banking services with branches statewide. Founded in 1959, Nevada State Bank serves 20 communities across the state of Nevada. ZB, N.A.’s parent company is Zions Bancorporation, which is included in the S&P 500 and NASDAQ Financial 100 indices (NASDAQ: ZION). For more information on Nevada State Bank, call 702.383.0009 or access www.nsbank.com.