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Contact: Sandi Milton
Nevada State Bank
Cell: 702-278-1912
Cheryl Persinger
Cell: 702-325-7351

Nevada State Bank Announces Sanford Sadler as Chief Credit Officer

LAS VEGAS, NV - (March 26, 2009) - Nevada State Bank (NSB) has hired Sanford Sadler to serve as Executive Vice President and Chief Credit Officer, overseeing all aspects of credit administration, including loan approval, loan servicing, construction disbursement and appraisals.

"It is a pleasure to have Sanford on the Nevada State Bank management team," said Dallas Haun, president and CEO. "His experience in credit administration, his proven record of success, and his thorough knowledge of the local market are extremely valuable resources as Nevada State Bank looks to increase its loan portfolio while maintaining prudent lending practices."

Sadler brings more than 25 years of Nevada banking experience to this position, including several years as a loan officer involved in all types of lending. He received an undergraduate degree in Agricultural Economics and a master's degree in Business Administration from Arizona State University. He is also a graduate of the Stonier Graduate School of Banking.

About Nevada State Bank
Nevada State Bank, with assets of more than $4.0 billion, is the fourth largest commercial bank in Nevada. Established in 1959, it is the oldest state-chartered bank in Nevada with a total of 53 branches statewide. It is a full-service bank offering a complete range of consumer and business services. Nevada State Bank is a subsidiary of Salt Lake City-based Zions Bancorporation (Nasdaq: ZION), one of the nation's premier financial services companies. With affiliates in 10 Western and Southwestern states, 135-year-old Zions Bancorporation has assets of $54.3 billion. For more information on Nevada State Bank, call 702.383.0009 or access www.nsbank.com.

Editor's note:  Contact Sandi Milton at Nevada State Bank for a list of local NSB clients available for interviews.

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