We were established in 2005 under the name of Bank of North Las Vegas. We changed our name to Valley Bank of Nevada in 2011 in anticipation of expanding to other communities like Henderson, Las Vegas, and Reno/Carson City. We are proud to have survived the great recession and are committed to helping our local communities fully recover and prosper into the future.


To become the premiere community bank of the Las Vegas valley, through commercial and depository service offerings on behalf of small and mid-sized businesses, and by providing consumer banking services designed to restore the traditional values of service and quality that the banking industry was built on. To increase the financial health and stability of our community today and into the future by providing financial services to our local communities. 

Come by today and see how we can help you and your business.


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James R. York

James S. Blood
EVP/Chief Credit Officer

H. Scott Johnson
EVP/Chief Financial Officer



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Paul Dreschler
SVP/Commercial Loan Officer

Ronald York
SVP/Retail Banking Manager




James R. York, President/CEO

Currently serving as President and Chief Executive Officer of Valley Bank of Nevada, York is the founding principal of the bank. He possesses an extensive background in the banking industry and has served in executive and senior management positions at various banks in the Las Vegas market for over 25 years, including Chief Credit Officer and Retail Banking Manager. York has also managed commercial and corporate loan portfolios for a variety of other institutions including Bank of America and First Security Bank. York is a native Nevadan and is a graduate of the University of Nevada Las Vegas and the Pacific Coast Banking School.

James S. Blood, EVP/Chief Credit Officer

As Executive Vice President and Chief Credit Officer for the Valley Bank of Nevada, James Blood is also one of the founding partners of the bank. His expertise in the banking industry includes a strong concentration in lending. He has served as Vice President in charge of Retail Commercial Lending for Valley Bank, Vice President and Regional Manager of lending and production for 4 western states for Bank of America Federal Savings Bank. Blood is a graduate of the University of Nevada, Las Vegas.

H. Scott Johnson, EVP/Chief Financial Officer

Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer for Valley Bank of Nevada, Scott Johnson, possesses more than twenty years of local financial institution experience. He has been a CPA in the state of Nevada since 1984 and has worked for a number of local credit unions, including the state’s second largest credit union, Silver State Federal Credit Union. Johnson holds an Accounting degree from Southern Utah University.

Paul Dreschler, SVP/Commercial Loan Officer

As Senior Vice President and Commercial Loan Manager, Paul Dreschler brings many years of banking experience and an extensive commercial lending background to Valley Bank of Nevada. His knowledge of the local banking market comes from 30 years of banking in the Southern Nevada area. Working for large national banks, medium-sized regional banks and small De Novo institutions, Dreschler is experienced in all aspects of lending. From consumer loans to commercial and real estate lending, Dreschler enjoys building long-term relationships with his clients. He is a graduate of Canisius College and the National Commercial Lending School. He has served the local community through his work with the Lions Club, United Way, Southern Nevada Institute of Credit, Little League and Junior Basketball Leagues.

Ron H. York, SVP/Retail Banking Manager

Senior Vice President and Retail Banking Manager of Valley Bank of Nevada,York has an extensive career in the banking industry in the North Las Vegas Market. He served as AVP Operation Manager for First National Bank of Nevada for 10 years, VP Retail Banking Manager for First Interstate Bank of Nevada for 15 years and VP Business Development Officer for Wells Fargo Bank for 5 years. He has resided in the Valley since 1955 and has served the community partnering with various organizations such as International Optimist Clubs, MDA, and Boys Scouts of America, and the North Las Vegas Chamber of Commerce.


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Terry Stimson,
Chairman of the Board
Stimson Enterprises
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Director, EVP/CCO
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Dr. Sheldon Paul, MD,
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October 6, 2016 Valley Bank Hosts UNLV Runnin Rebels Coach's Luncheon

October 1, 2016 Nevada Business Magazine Industry Focus: Bankers

September 26, 2016 Las Vegas Business Press C Suite featuring James R. York, President/CEO

September 19, 2016 Vegas, Inc. New refi program helps small businesses

June 27, 2016 Las Vegas Business Press SBA restarts 504 refis for business

May 16, 2016 Las Vegas Business Press Valley Bank of Nevada named Roger Mellies senior vice president/senior lending officer

April 24, 2016 Las Vegas Business Press FDIC loosens rules, encourages community banks