Loyal Contributor | Bruce Hendricks

Bruce-HendricksA native of Las Vegas, Bruce Hendricks began his banking career in 1969 and is currently the Chief Executive Officer of Bank of Nevada. He and his wife, Judi, have two children and five grandchildren. In his spare time he enjoys traveling and hiking.

As the CEO for Bank of Nevada he is faced with new challenges and opportunities every day.

“I enjoy most working closely with our valued employees and customers,” said Bruce. “The local economy is improving and we look forward to continuing to grow and support our community.”

A graduate of the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, he is active in the community through various organizations including the UNLV Foundation Board of Trustees, the UNLV College of Business Executive Advisory Board, and he serves as Treasurer of the Nevada Bankers Association.

Bruce has been contributing to United Way for over 40 years. “I am proud to support the United Way which provides education and services to our community to help us continue to move forward together.”

According to Bruce, volunteering and supporting the community is a part of Bank of Nevada’s culture.

“We all work closely at our bank to support our community,” said Bruce. “In 2013 our employees volunteered over 1,800 hours to local organizations.”

Loyal Contributor | Fred Hipwell

Born and raised in San Jose, CA, Fred Hipwell enjoys bicycling, hiking and spending time with his family. He met his wife at UCLA and began his career in public accounting with PwC in 1985.  The couple has two sons, Nick (21), a senior studying sociology at UC Santa Cruz and Vince (19), a sophomoreContinue Reading

Loyal Contributor | Robbie Graham

With a rich career of over 30 years in the title and escrow industry, Robbie Graham now serves as President of NTC Global Holdings. Robbie is deeply committed to the community and has supported United Way throughout her career. “The one organization that I personally have been consistently involved with is United Way,” said Robbie.Continue Reading

Loyal Contributor | Jim Gianoulakis

A proud native of Las Vegas, Jim Gianoulakis has three sons ages 26, 24 and 23 who also live in the Valley. Jim graduated from Western High School and from University of Nevada, Las Vegas with a degree in business and a computer science emphasis. In his 30th year at Southwest Gas Corporation, Jim can’t imagineContinue Reading

Loyal Contributor Spotlight | Kirk Clausen

Kirk Clausen came to Las Vegas from Sioux City, Iowa. Inspired by his father who was a labor leader, he is committed to helping others in Southern Nevada. “My father would always make Shrine Circus tickets available to children in the Sioux City School District,” said Kirk. “He always made it a goal to giveContinue Reading

Loyal Contributor Spotlight | Shelley Dubin

Shelley Dubin packed up and headed off to Las Vegas nearly 35 years ago, leaving behind southern California, where she was born and raised and owned four clothing stores. In 1984, she chose to redirect her career to the financial industry. “My husband and I have created a wonderful life here,” said Shelley. “Our entireContinue Reading

Loyal Contributor | Rachelle Crupi

Rachelle Crupi, Executive Vice President – Regional President – Bank of Nevada Rachelle Crupi is a native Las Vegan, with a career in banking that began in 1984.  As Las Vegas grew, so did the banking business; and in 2003, Rachelle joined the management team at Bank of Nevada (formerly BankWest of Nevada) as Regional President.Continue Reading

Loyal Contributors | The Buehrers

Roger and Lana Buehrer have supported United Way of Southern Nevada since they arrived in 1983, but their participation reaches back another 10 years when they lived in Northwestern Ohio. The Buehrers left Sylvania, Ohio, with two little boys, Aaron and Nick, to begin a marvelous adventure in Las Vegas. “After 30 years of activelyContinue Reading

Loyal Contributor | Carol A. Brink, CLU, ChFC

Carol A. Brink, CLU, ChFC,  began her life in an idyllic setting, growing up on a hill in Sioux City, Iowa, surrounded by rivers, sand dunes, cattle and cornfields. Through perseverance and dedication, she became one of the first four women to be named as an officer of The Bankers Life (now Principal Financial Group).Continue Reading

Loyal Contributor | Christine K. Barrett

To those who know her story, Christine K. Barrett can only be described as a survivor. She overcame incredible odds and has found success with a career spanning 27 years at the Las Vegas Valley Water District and raising three independent adult children. “Although I could have ended up another statistic, my determined single teenContinue Reading