President and CEO
Mr. Wilmoth has served as President and CEO of the Bancorp/Bank since March of 2000. Mr. Wilmoth previously served as Vice President, Northern Nevada Regional Loan Manager for Nevada State Bank (1995-2000); Assistant Vice President/Commercial Account Officer ( 1994-1995) and Commercial Service Officer (1992-1994) for US Bank; Business Banker Northern Nevada Region for Bank of America (1990-1992); Vice President/Regional Manager Northern Nevada Dealer Finance Center (1987-1990); Vice President and Loan Officer/Manager of Reno/Sparks Commercial Loan Portfolio (1985-1987); Vice President and Manager of three branches and collections for Security Pacific Bank of Nevada (formerly Nevada National Bank)(1974-1985).
Executive Vice President and Chief Credit Officer (CCO)
Mr. Traficanti joined Heritage Bank in December, 2001 and was promoted to Senior Vice President in December, 2003 and Executive Vice President in 2011. Mr. Traficanti previously served as Regional Manager for Bank of the West, Real Estate Industries Group (2000-2001); Vice President, Real Estate Lending Manager, Nevada State Bank (1995-2000); Commercial Loan Officer, Comstock Bank (1992-1995); Loan Officer, U.S. Bank (formerly Bank of America Nevada/Nevada First Thrift) (1988-1992). Mr. Traficanti holds a B.A. in Business Economics from the University of California; an MBA from the University of Nevada; and, he is a graduate of the Stonier Graduate School of Banking.
Senior Vice President and Operations Administrator
Mr. Carrick serves as Senior Vice President of Bank Operations, and has held various other positions, including responsibility for consumer lending, since joining the Bank in March of 1998. Mr. Carrick previously served as Assistant Vice President and Manager of three branches (1993-1998) and held various positions in operations and lending (1980-1993) at Wells Fargo Bank (Formerly First Interstate Bank).
Senior Vice President, General Counsel
Mr. Rabkin joined Heritage Bank in March 2010. He holds five degrees including a Ph.D. focusing on bank deposit insurance systems, six bar admissions, and 34 years of banking experience. He is a distinguished lawyer concentrating in financial services and has served in similar senior capacities at Valley Bank of Nevada, Bank of America, SierraWest Bank and Bank of the West since the mid-1980s. Mr. Rabkin has also served as the Conduct Regulator of Nevada’s entire judiciary from 2000-2002 and, most recently, as Of Counsel and Head of Financial services matters at the prominent Nevada statewide law firm of Jones Vargas. He has also served as an adjunct professor of financial services and banking law at two prominent law schools. Mr Rabkin also holds a CRCM certification in bank regulation and compliance since 1999. He previously served as the Bank’s general outside counsel from 2002-2010.
Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer
Heritage Bank of Nevada is pleased to welcome Lisa Milke to the bank in the position of Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer. Prior to joining Heritage Bank, Lisa served as the Executive Vice President, Chief Financial and Chief Operating Officer for Tri-Valley Bank in San Ramon, California from 2011 to 2014. From 1999 to 2011 she held the position of Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer for First Independent Bank of Nevada. She began her banking career in 1978 at First National Bank of Nevada/First Interstate Bank of Nevada and served as Vice President and Finance Manager until 1991. Lisa served as Vice President and Controller for Comstock Bank in Reno, Nevada from 1993 to 1999. Lisa is a Board Member and past President of the Nevada Association of Employers, a past Board Member and Treasurer of the Nevada Bankers Association, and a Board Member and Past President for the Nevada State Board of Accountancy. Lisa is a graduate of the University of Nevada, Reno.
Senior Vice President, Risk Management and Compliance Officer
Ms. Malick serves as Senior Vice President, Risk Management and Compliance Officer. Ms. Malick was hired in late 2005 after serving as a consultant to the Bank for the prior 5 years. She has worked for over 30 years in banking, mostly in the Northern California market, and has held various positions, including Vice President of Operations at Capitol Bank of Commerce in Sacramento and over 13 years in operations at River City Bank, also in Sacramento. Prior to joining Heritage Bank, she provided compliance consulting and examination services for 12 years, specializing in small- to medium-sized community banks and de novo banks.
Senior Vice President, Human Resources Director
Denise serves as Senior Vice President of Human Resources and has been with Heritage Bank of Nevada since July of 2006. She has over 23 years of banking and human resources experience. Previously Denise was with Bank of America (Security Bank of Nevada and Valley Bank) for 19 years holding various positions in the Human Resources Department and Branch Manager for multiple locations. Denise holds a B.S. in Business Administration–Management from the University of Nevada, Reno. She obtained her MBA from the University of Phoenix.
VP, Commercial Loan Officer
Larry has more than 10 years experience in the accounting/financial field. Prior to joining Heritage Bank, Larry held the position of Facility Manager, Special Events at Pauley Pavilion Arena. Larry earned a B.S. in Physiological Science, specializing in Business Administration at UCLA. Larry also has an MBA in Finance from Pepperdine University.
VP, Commercial Loan Officer
Barry has over 20 years of experience in Banking and Commercial Credit. Prior to joining Heritage he held lending positions with Inter-Tel Leasing, Inc. and Wells Fargo Bank. Barry holds a B.A. from the University of Nevada, Reno in General Studies with an emphasis in Accounting.
VP, Commercial Loan Officer
Barbara has more than 28 years experience in commercial and real estate lending in Nevada. She has held lending positions at U.S. Bank in Reno, and First Interstate Bank in Reno and Las Vegas. Barbara holds a B.S. in Finance with a concentration in Real Estate from University of Nevada, Las Vegas.
VP, Loan Support Supervisor
With an eye for detail and outstanding service, Heritage Bank is fortunate to have had Anne focused exclusively on commercial loan servicing for the bank during the past 14 years. Anne is the expert in her area and has been servicing loans for over 30 years. Her career has brought her from servicing mortgage loans for American National Bank, Guardian Savings & Loan, California Republic Bank and Comstock Bank to providing loan services for Heritage Bank's many commercial loan customers.
VP, Commercial Loan Officer III
Kip joined Heritage Bank in 2011 as Vice President, Commercial Loan Officer III, Kip has more than 20 years experience in commercial lending and bank operations. Born and raised in Reno, Kip is a graduate of the University of Nevada, Reno with a B.A. Degree in Business Administration and holds a degree in Finance and a minor in Accounting.
VP, Senior Loan Officer
Mark has more than 20 years experience in the banking industry, specializing in commercial and SBA lending. Prior to joining Heritage, he held lending positions with First Interstate Bank and the Nevada State Development Corporation. Mark obtained a B.A. from the University of California, Davis, with a major in Political Science. He obtained his MBA from the University of Nevada, Reno.
VP, Special Assets Officer
Nate has over 15 years of experience in Commercial Banking. Prior to joining Heritage, he held various positions at First National Bank, Wells Fargo and Plumas Banks including Commercial Lending Officer, Loan Review Officer and Special Credits Officer. Nate is a graduate of Miami University and holds degrees in both Finance and Marketing.
VP, Commercial Loan Officer
As a Commercial Loan Officer, Ryan specializes in government guaranteed lending for both SBA and USDA guaranteed loan programs for Heritage Bank. With over 10 years in banking and relationship management experience, Ryan is responsible for business development, loan underwriting and portfolio management. Ryan received his Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration - Management from the University of Nevada, Reno and is a Certified SBA Lender by the National Association of Government Guaranteed Lenders.
AVP, Credit Analyst
Doris has more than 30 years experience in the lending industry. Prior to joining Heritage Bank she held various management and credit analyst positions with companies that included J.G. Capital Corp., General Electric Capital Corp. and CIT Corporation. She has an extensive background in equipment financing for commercial and industrial customers. She obtained a BA in Social Work from Fairleigh Dickinson University.
Before joining Heritage Bank, Robin served as Vice President and Controller for Tri-Valley Bank in San Ramon, California from 2012 to 2014. From 2001 to 2011 she served as the Vice President and Controller for First Independent Bank of Nevada. She began her banking career in 1984 at First Interstate Bank of Nevada. She served as Assistant Controller for Comstock Bank in Reno, Nevada from 1994 to 1999. Upon the sale of Comstock Bank, she took time off for family before joining First Independent Bank of Nevada. Robin has a Bachelors of Science in Finance from the University of Nevada, Reno. Robin has served as past treasurer for Bud Beasley PTA, Sparks Little League, and on various other committees associated with her children’s activities.
Mortgage Loan Officer
Sharon has been in the lending industry for more than 7 years. Prior to joining Heritage Bank, she was the lead mortgage representative of GMAC Mortgage for Northern Nevada. Prior to her time with GMAC, she was employed with Countrywide Home Loans.
Mortgage Loan Officer
Kelly has been working with home lending and retail lending since 1996. She began her career at Nevada State Bank and moved to Business Bank of Nevada in the area of business development. Kelly held the position of Mortgage Broker in 2004 and worked for First Horizon Home Loans beginning in 2005. From 2006 until joining Heritage Bank in 2011, Kelly held the position of Business Development with the Community Services Agency. Kelly attended the University of Nevada Reno.
VP, Branch Manager – Damonte Ranch Pkwy
Georgia’s background is in business development and customer service and considers all Heritage bank customers members of a private banking family. She has previously worked for US Bank in Reno where she was a Regional Sales Manager and a Retail Market Manager and with national companies GE and Standard Register. Georgia is a graduate of the School of Bank Marketing and Management.
VP, Branch Manager – Carson City
Duane has more than 30 years experience in the banking industry. Prior to joining Heritage Bank, he held various bank management positions. A graduate of UC Berkely, Duane's extended professional development included attending Napa Valley College, the American Institute of Banking, and Napa Leadership Foundation. Duane is very involved in the community, and has held the position of National President, Active 20-30 U.S. and Canada Service Clubs. He is also a recipient of the Congressional Leadership Award.
VP, Branch Manager – Carson Valley
Brent has over 32 years of banking experience in Western Nevada. He was at Pioneer Citizens Bank in Reno from 1972 until 1983. He worked for Security Bank of Nevada as VP-Branch Manager in Reno and then in Carson City from 1984 through 1994 during which time Security merged first with Valley Bank of Nevada and subsequently Bank of America. He resumed his banking career in 1996 in Gardnerville as a branch manager for Nevada Banking Company and most recently as a SVP-Business Development Officer for Carson River Community Bank. Brent remains involved in the community with over 28 years as a Rotarian, Past President of the Carson City Chamber and the Northern Nevada Development Authority, and over fifteen years service with the Boys and Girls Club of Western Nevada and the Carson Valley..
VP, Branch Manager – 7th Street & Keystone
Bob has more than 25 years experience in the banking industry, working in the Truckee Meadows for the past 16 years. Prior to joining Heritage Bank, he held management positions with Valley Bank of Nevada, Bank of America and most recently with U.S. Bank. Bob is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin earning a B.S. in Finance and has obtained his Masters Degree in Business from Webster University.
VP, Branch Manager - Reno Main
Paula previously held the position of Vice President, Senior Private Banker at Nevada State Bank. Prior to that Paula was in Business Banking at U.S. Bank. She was also with Bank of America for over thirty years most recently as Vice President Assistant Market Manager, Premier Banking & Investments.
At Heritage Bank, we understand the value of a local team of experienced bankers. We believe building relationships with our customers is important. We’re a small, locally owned bank with big ideas on how to make our customers happy, and we’ve been doing it for over 10 years.