DALLAS E. HAUN, CHAIRMAN
Dallas E. Haun is Chairman of Nevada State Bank, a division of Zions Bancorporation, N.A. Mr. Haun took the reins of Nevada State Bank in 2007 as President, Chairman and CEO, bringing more than 30 years of strong commercial banking expertise and substantial managerial experience to his leadership position.
Under Mr. Haun's leadership, Nevada State Bank was awarded the insured deposits of the failed Silver State Bank in September 2008, as well as the insured deposits and loans of the failed Great Basin Bank of Nevada in 2009. Also in 2009, Nevada State Bank acted as Payout Agent in the resolution of Community Bank of Nevada, which was closed by the Nevada Financial Institutions Division.
Mr. Haun spearheaded the reorganization of Nevada State Bank into five lines of business – retail, real estate, small business, commercial, and private banking – enabling the bank to better serve the needs of each client group.
Mr. Haun began his banking career in Michigan, but soon came west and spent 20 years with a community bank in southern California, eventually serving as president and chief operating officer. He then served as executive vice president for a major southern California bank, where he was also on the bank's executive committee. In that position, he managed 12 regional centers, handling commercial and private banking throughout California.
A graduate of Michigan State University with a bachelor's degree in finance, Mr. Haun received his postgraduate degree from the University of Washington's Pacific Coast Banking School. He also completed the Executive Program at the Anderson School of Business at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA).
Mr. Haun currently serves on the board of directors for Three Square; is a member of the UNLV Foundation Board of Trustees; and serves on the executive advisory board for the Lee Business School at UNLV. As an appointee of Governor Sandoval in May 2018, Mr. Haun serves on the Nevada Athletic Commission.
Mr. Haun previously served as a commissioner for the Nevada Commission on Tourism; was a member of the board of the Las Vegas Stadium Authority; was a member of the College of Southern Nevada Board of Trustees; and served on the board of the Las Vegas Chamber of Commerce. In 2015, he was honored by the March of Dimes as the first Nevadan to receive the Lifetime Achievement Award, one of only 200 given by the national organization.