SOURCE: Oak Valley Community Bank

Oak Valley Community Bank

November 03, 2009 12:20 ET

Oak Valley Community Bank Announces Promotion

BISHOP, CA--(Marketwire - November 3, 2009) - Eastern Sierra Community Bank, a Division of Oak Valley Community Bank and Oak Valley Bancorp (NASDAQ: OVLY), recently announced that Charlene "Charlie" Waldriff has been promoted to Assistant Vice President and Branch Manager of its full-service branch in Bishop.

With 32 years of banking and financial management experience, Charlie will manage branch operations and business development. She has worked for Eastern Sierra Community Bank for nearly 8 years, serving as the Customer Service Manager.

Charlie is a long-time Eastern Sierra resident, who passionately and consistently contributes to the well being of the community. She is actively involved in numerous community activities and gives generously of her time, energy, and talent to organizations such as California Waterfowl Association, California Deer Association, Wild Turkey Federation, Tri-Counties Jr. Livestock Auction, and the Lions Club.

"Charlie's proven track record, strong leadership, and business development experience, coupled with her active involvement in the community make her perfectly suited for this position," stated Gail Braley, Vice President Area Manager.

Charlie stated, "This is a great opportunity and I look forward to meeting new people and introducing them to Eastern Sierra Community Bank, as well as continuing to build and strengthen existing relationships."

Oak Valley Bancorp operates Oak Valley & Eastern Sierra Community Bank, through which it offers a variety of loan and deposit products to individuals and small businesses. The Company currently operates through 12 conveniently located branches: Oakdale, Sonora, Turlock, Stockton, Patterson, Ripon, Escalon, two branches in Modesto, and three branches in their Eastern Sierra Division, which includes Bridgeport, Mammoth Lakes and Bishop.

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Contact Information

  • Contact:
    Ron Martin/Chris Courtney
    Phone: (209) 848-BANK (2265)
    Toll Free (866) 844-7500