Meet Our Team

The Private Bank Group Other financial institutions promise customized services for their most valued clients. The Private Bank By Nevada State Bank actually delivers on that promise — not just meeting clients’ expectations but surpassing them.

James Rensvold
Executive Vice President
Director of Private Banking

As the Director of Private Banking, James Rensvold leads a team serving the financial needs of high net worth clients and helping them plan for the future. With more than 17 years of banking experience, he most recently specialized in helping healthcare professionals as a Certified Medical Banker. A native of Las Vegas, James holds a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from the University of Phoenix and a master’s degree in business administration from the University of Nevada Las Vegas. He has served on Clark High School’s Academy of Finance (AOF) board of directors and was nationally recognized by the National Academy Foundation for his contributions to AOF.

Richard Justiana
Vice President
Senior Private Banking Officer

Rich Justiana serves the complex needs of high net-worth and high-income individuals and their families, assisting clients with a full range of personalized financial services. He has worked in the banking industry for over 25 years, the past 20 years in Las Vegas. He most recently served as the private banking manager at a local trust company, where he was the founding member of its private banking division. Justiana is an active member of the Southern Nevada community and serves on the Board of Directors for the Make-A-Wish Foundation of Southern Nevada, where he is also an active wish grantor.

Sherilyn Laughlin
Vice President
Senior Private Banking Officer

Sherilyn Laughlin has more than 20 years’ experience in the financial industry, with a solid background in private banking, personal lending and managing wealth. In addition, Laughlin has experience with long-term financial planning, asset management, and investments. As a Private Banking Relationship Manager for Nevada State Bank, Laughlin will assist high net worth clients with personalized financial services and wealth planning.

For almost 30 years Sherilyn has been active in the Northern Nevada community as a past president of the Rotary Club of Truckee and current Assistant District Governor for District 5190, a member of the Nevada County Sheriff Search & Rescue Reserve Team, and a past member of the Boys & Girls Club of North Lake Tahoe.

Erica Suciu
Senior Vice President
Private Banking Officer

Erica Suciu provides high net worth clients with personalized attention and a full range of financial services. She has more than 15 years of local banking experience, holding numerous positions throughout the bank including working in small business lending and managing some of the largest retail branches in the state. A UNLV graduate, she volunteers with several charities, including the March of Dimes, American Heart Association and Junior Achievement of Southern Nevada. She is also a graduate of the Leadership Las Vegas program.

Jeffrey R. Williams
Vice President
Senior Private Banking Officer

Jeff Williams’ skills serving high net worth clients are founded on a 33-year career spanning a diverse range of financial services, including banking, investments, trust services, wealth planning, and business development. His success comes from building long-term relationships of confidence and trust with his clients. Originally from Michigan, Jeff has served high net worth clients at several banks, most recently, the last 11 years serving as vice president, senior private banker at a national financial institution in Las Vegas.A Nevada resident since 2006, Jeff is active in the community as a graduate of Leadership Las Vegas, and served on the board of trustees for the Nevada Ballet Theatre and Las Vegas Philharmonic.

 Tracy Winger
Vice President
Private Banking Operations Officer

In assisting clients and officers of The Private Bank by Nevada State Bank, Tracy Winger ensures that daily transactions meet all standards set up by the bank’s compliance department. She also acts as a liaison between The Private Bank and the operations department of Nevada State Bank. Tracy started her banking career 21 years ago and has served as a branch manager and customer relations manager. This range of experience gives her the background needed to assist the clients of The Private Bank.

Lindsay Leavitt
Executive Assistant

Lindsay Leavitt serves as the first point of contact for visitors to The Private Bank and provides administrative support services to its executives. She has worked in the banking industry for almost 18 years and has a broad range of expertise that allows her to deliver a consistently exceptional client experience. Lindsay is married with one stepson, and when she’s not at The Private Bank loves to spend time with her family and walk their rescue dog, Domino, a Pointer Border Collie mix. She also loves to dance and travel.

The Private Bank by Nevada State Bank provides specialized banking services to significant net-worth clients. Nevada State Bank is a division of Zions Bancorporation, N.A., Member FDIC. Call us today at 888-890-5861, or email us at to find out how The Private Bank can benefit you. Contact any of these team members for more information.