Nevada State Bank Executive Team

Dallas E. Haun

Dallas E. Haun is Chairman of Nevada State Bank, a division of ZB, 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 those of the failed Great Basin Bank of Nevada in 2009. He also spearheaded the reorganization of the bank into five lines of business – retail, real estate, small business, commercial, and private banking – enabling Nevada State Bank to better serve the needs of each client group.

Prior to joining Nevada State Bank, Mr. Haun 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. Mr. Haun began his banking career in Michigan, but soon came west and spent 20 years with a bank in southern California, eventually serving as president and chief operating officer.

A graduate of Michigan State University with a bachelor's degree in finance, 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 and is a commissioner for the Nevada Commission on Tourism. He was recently appointed to the Clark County Stadium Authority Board by Governor Brian Sandoval. He is also a member of the UNLV Foundation Board of Trustees. 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. An advocate of education, Mr. Haun is actively involved in Nevada State Bank's partnership with Ruby Thomas Elementary School in Las Vegas, as well as the bank's relationship with Communities in Schools of Nevada and Nevada Succeeds.

Terry Shirey

Terry A. Shirey serves as President and Chief Executive Officer for Nevada State Bank, a division of ZB, N.A. and Executive Vice President of Zions Bancorporation. Named President and CEO in January 2017, Shirey formerly served as Chief Financial Officer for six years before being named President and COO in September 2014. Shirey oversees all five banking lines of business – retail, real estate, small business, commercial, and private banking – as well as all bank operations in Nevada.

A licensed certified public accountant (CPA), Shirey has more than 22 years of experience in the financial industry, with the past 14 spent managing finance and operations for major banks and bank holding companies.

Shirey holds a bachelor's degree in accounting from the University of Wyoming. He currently serves on the Executive Committee of the Las Vegas Metro Chamber of Commerce, as Vice-Chair of the College of Southern Nevada Foundation and is the Immediate Past-Chairman of the Nevada Bankers Association.

Jill Bell

Jill Bell, Executive Vice President and Human Resources Director, oversees the Bank's human resources, training and development teams. She has more than a decade of Nevada human resources experience, including organizational structure, employee relations, recognition programs and management training programs. Bell received her bachelor's degree from the University of Oregon and her master's degree from Santa Clara University. She is a member of the Society for Human Resource Management and received their designation of Professional in Human Resources (PHR). She is also a board member and Outreach Committee Chair for JDRF (Juvenile Diabetes Research Fund) and is the co-chairperson of the US Vets, Las Vegas advisory council.

Randy Boesch

Randy Boesch serves as Executive Vice President and Director of The Private Bank by Nevada State Bank, and also oversees the Bank's Professional Banking team. Managing relationships with the Bank's high net worth clients is a role in which he has many years of experience at regional and national financial institutions. Boesch has deep roots in the Las Vegas community, currently serving on the boards of Touro University and St. Jude’s Ranch-Child Focus.

Thomas Elmer

Thomas Elmer is Executive Vice President and Senior State Credit Administrator, overseeing all aspects of credit administration, including loan approval, risk grading, loan servicing, special assets, construction disbursement, and appraisals. He joined Nevada State Bank in 2013 after serving for more than 15 years with a regional bank in the Pacific Northwest, most recently as Senior Vice President and Regional Credit Officer. Before beginning his banking career, Elmer studied accounting and economics at Washington State University and Eastern Washington University. He has extensive experience in the banking industry and has been recognized with several professional awards.

Jeff Jenkins

Jeff Jenkins is Executive Vice President / Statewide Real Estate Lending Manager. With 30 years of banking experience, he heads all real estate interests for the Nevada State Bank throughout Nevada. He recently led a team in managing a multi-million dollar portfolio of real estate assets for a major California bank.

Craig Kirkland

Craig Kirkland, Executive Vice President / Director of Retail Banking, heads up Nevada State Bank's retail branch system. A graduate of Occidental College and a 2013 graduate of Pacific Coast Banking School, he has more than 28 years of experience in banking, including positions as branch manager, regional manager, and division manager. Kirkland is an active participant in a number of local volunteer projects. He has served on the board for the Las Vegas Rescue Mission as Vice President since 2008, and also currently serves on the Henderson Chamber of Commerce board of directors.

Shannon Peteresen

Shannon Petersen, Executive Vice President / Corporate Banking Manager, is responsible for all aspects of Corporate Banking in Nevada. She joined Nevada State Bank in 2001, and has been a member of the Executive Management Committee since 2011. Petersen spent four years with the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco prior to joining Nevada State Bank. She is a graduate of UC Santa Cruz with a bachelor's degree in economics and a master's degree in finance. She is also a graduate of Leadership Las Vegas, Class of 2011. She is currently on the Community and Economic Research Council Subcommittee of the Las Vegas Global Economic Alliance (LVGEA).

Jeff Jenkins

Micah Phillips serves as Executive Vice President and Marketing Director. He is responsible for the bank's marketing, communications, and product activities. He has more than 18 years of experience in the financial industry and a diverse background in banking. Phillips earned a master's of business administration degree from the University of Utah and a bachelor's degree in finance from the University of Phoenix, and is a graduate of the Pacific Coast Banking School. He is also a graduate of the Leadership Henderson Program and currently serves on the Henderson Chamber of Commerce Foundation.


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