Wallis-based Wallis Bank recently opened a loan production office in the Phoenix, Arizona, metro area. This is the bank’s first location in Arizona.
“We have an excellent regional president, Ketan Patel, who has been in the banking industry for more than 20 years,” says Asif Dakri, CEO. “We see Phoenix as a vibrant, fast-paced, growing city that has a very promising future ahead of it. We at Wallis Bank are excited to be part of the growth for many years to come.”
“I’m excited to start with Wallis Bank, to help meet the needs of our clients and enable their growth and success,” Patel says. “We want to build meaningful relationships while meeting the needs of our clients and the bank’s goals.”
Established in 1906, Wallis Bank is a full-service community bank specializing in servicing small- to medium-sized businesses. The bank is an SBA Preferred Lender and has been ranked in the top 50 of all SBA lenders nationally. The expansion into Arizona aligns with Wallis Bank’s growth strategy and enhanced customer experience over recent years. Currently, Wallis Bank has full-service branches in Texas, California and Georgia.