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Sallee, Nafeesa


Nafeesa Sallee was born In Cleveland, Ohio on March 10, 1946. Sallee married in 1968. Her husband was offered a teaching and wrestling coach position by the Clark County School District in 1978 and they moved to Las Vegas, Nevada. Nafeesa secured a job as the "oldest teller on the line" at the First Western Savings & Loan. Over the course of the next three-plus decades, she would work her way from teller to vault teller to new accounts manager and into branch management for what eventually became Wells Fargo Bank. Her career spans the crisis of savings and loans, aka as "thrifts", that occurred in the 1980s and 1990s. She worked for thirty-four years in the local banking industry.