LAS VEGAS, Aug 26, 2003 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- U.S. Bank today announced that A.
Allan Stipe, president and chief executive officer of Sunrise Hospital & Medical
Center, has been named to the U.S. Bank advisory board of directors in Nevada.
Kenneth G. Ladd, president of U.S. Bank in Nevada, made the announcement earlier
"We're excited and honored to have Allan join the team," said Ladd. "Allan's
unique breadth of experience and his well-earned reputation as a humanitarian
make him the perfect new addition to our advisory board."
"I have been particularly impressed with the dedication to customer service
shown by Ken and his team," said Stipe. "I look forward to helping U.S. Bank
reach its full potential."
A 25-year veteran in hospital management, Stipe returned to his previous role as
president and chief executive officer of Sunrise Hospitals & Medical Center and
Sunrise Children's Hospital in July 1999. He first held the position beginning
in 1991 through 1995. Prior to returning to Sunrise, he was president of sunrise
Health System/Las Vegas. Mr. Stipe first joined Sunrise Healthcare System/Las
Vegas in 1987.
Stipe has previously served as chairman of the board for the Nevada Hospital
Association and as a member of the Judicial Selection Committee for Nevada. In
1994, he was named Humanitarian of the Year by the Arthritis Foundation. Stipe
also has received the Nurses' Choice Award from the March of Dimes and
Columbia/HCA's Presidents' Award.
U.S. Bancorp (NYSE:USB), with assets of $195 billion, is the 8th largest
financial services holding company in the United States. The company operates
2,199 banking offices and 4,575 ATMs, and provides a comprehensive line of
banking, brokerage, insurance, investment, mortgage, trust and payment services
products to consumers, businesses and institutions. U.S. Bancorp is home of the
Five Star Service Guarantee which assures customers of certain key banking
benefits and services or customers will be paid for their inconvenience. U.S.
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