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Nevada State Bank Hires Jerry Przybysz as Marketing Communications Manager

LAS VEGAS, NV - (March 26, 2009) - Nevada State Bank (NSB) has hired Jerry Przybysz to serve as Senior Vice President, Marketing Communications Manager. Przybysz is responsible for leading a team that handles all marketing campaigns, from advertising to merchandising as well as the internal and external communications and event marketing.

Przybysz brings more than 20 years of marketing and operations experience across several industries and channels to his leadership role at Nevada State Bank. A recent addition to the Las Vegas community, Przybysz most recently served as chief marketing officer for GE Money's Partnership Marketing Group in Schaumburg, Illinois. Previous assignments included credit card, insurance and continuity membership clubs utilizing a variety of marketing disciplines including direct mail, inbound and outbound telemarketing, and print, radio and television advertising, as well as online marketing.

"After a six-month search, I am extremely pleased to welcome Jerry to the Nevada State Bank team," said Rudiger Merz, executive vice president and director of marketing. "His experience in all phases of marketing and communications, his proven record of success, and his in-depth knowledge of cutting-edge marketing techniques will be key in our efforts to take the Bank's marketing to the next level."

Przybysz received a Bachelor of Arts in Speech Communications with a minor in Business from Eastern Illinois University. He is a 20-year member of the Direct Marketing Association and served as a board member of the Chicago Metro chapter of the American Telemarketing Association.

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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