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Jim DeVolld

Managing Director Commercial Banking

Jim DeVolld is the managing director for First Independent Bank. Mr. DeVolld oversees all operations at First Independent Bank and works alongside an experienced team of banking professionals to serve businesses throughout the Northern Nevada region. 

Mr. DeVolld was one of the Founders of First Independent Bank in 1999 and between 2009 and 2011, Mr. DeVolld served as President and CEO of First Independent Bank, prior to Western Alliance Bank's acquisition of the division. Mr. DeVolld has more than 35 years of banking experience. 

He is very active in the community as a Chairman of the Nevada Tax Commission, appointed by Governor Sandoval and reappointed by Governor Sisolak.  Mr. DeVolld also serves as the Chairman of the Board of Renown Health Systems, an 8,000 employee health care system headquartered in Reno, Nevada.

Mr. DeVolld is a proud graduate of the Pacific Coast Banking School and the National School of Real Estate Finance.

About Us

First Independent Bank

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, manufacturing, municipal and nonprofit communities. Western Alliance Bank is the primary subsidiary of Phoenix-based Western Alliance Bancorporation, with more than $60 billion in assets. Western Alliance is #2 best-performing of the 50 largest public U.S. banks in the S&P Global Market Intelligence listing for 2021 and ranks high year after year on the Forbes list of “America’s Best Banks.”