LAS VEGAS, NV--(Marketwire -06/02/12)- Plaza Bank (PLZB) continued to strengthen its business banking and client services in Nevada with the hiring of talented banking executive Jessie Wade as a senior vice president and senior relationship manager in Las Vegas.
"We're seeing more and more demand for the services we offer, especially to small and midsized businesses," said Gene Galloway, President and CEO of Plaza Bank. "Jessie's broad expertise and experience strengthens our ability to help our clients of every size. She is one of the top community bankers in Las Vegas and we are happy that she has chosen Plaza Bank."
Ms. Wade has wide-ranging experience in Nevada banking, working at every level, including Bank of America and the regional Bank of Nevada, and she has done extensive work on Nevada community projects. Her background includes working with treasury management services, depository services, merchant, real estate and commercial loans.
She says her broad understanding of business banking and the financial demands on businesses gives her the tools to find the best services and solutions for all her clients' business needs, and to connect clients and their businesses to Plaza Bank's team of experts.
"When clients come to us, my job is to help them achieve higher levels of performance and to help grow their businesses," Ms. Wade said. "We always want to exceed our clients' expectations. We want them to know we care about their wellbeing and success."
Ms. Wade is also deeply involved in the community around Las Vegas. Among other causes, she works with the Shade Tree Shelter for women and children, and she regularly mentors at-risk high schoolers on her lunch hour.
"I want them to see there's this big, beautiful world out there waiting for them," she said.
"Jessie understands the community and she understands all the facets of business banking," Mr. Galloway said. "Her expertise and background helps her build strategies for all the client's needs, and it helps us serve everyone who comes to Plaza Bank."
About Plaza Bank
Plaza Bank is full service community bank serving the business and professional communities in California and Las Vegas, Nevada. The bank is committed to meeting the financial needs of small to middle market businesses and professional firms with loans for working capital, equipment and owner-occupied commercial real estate financing and a full array of cash management services. Our bankers are experienced, professional and knowledgeable. For more information, visit www.plazabank.net or call Gene Galloway at (949) 502-4309.
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