SOURCE: Community Bank of the Bay

Community Bank of the Bay

December 13, 2010 09:00 ET

Community Bank of the Bay Announces the Addition of Karen Vandenberg to Focus on the Mid Peninsula Market

SAN JOSE, CA--(Marketwire - December 13, 2010) - Community Bank of the Bay (OTCBB: CBYAA) announced today that Karen Vandenberg has joined the bank as a Relationship Manager.

Vandenberg was most recently at Wells Fargo Bank in Palo Alto where she served as a Business Relationship Manager. Before Wells Fargo Bank, she held similar positions with Mid Peninsula Bank in Palo Alto and San Mateo before the bank was acquired by Wells Fargo. 

"Karen is a dedicated banker with exceptional client service skills. Her 13 years in banking adds valuable middle market experience to our region," said Robert Gionfriddo, President, Silicon Valley Region.

"I'm excited to be working with Community Bank of the Bay," Karen Vandenberg stated. "Businesses are looking to partner with a bank that is committed to providing superior customer service and tailor-made banking solutions in both good and challenging times."

"Karen is an important addition to our Silicon Valley team. We are gratified that we already count a number of well-respected mid-peninsula companies and individuals as clients, and Karen's commitment to customer service and relationship banking assures that these and future clients will receive the responsiveness and support they deserve," said William Keller, President and COO. 

Vandenberg resides in San Carlos, CA with her husband and two daughters. She currently serves on the board for The Children's Place in San Carlos. 

Community Bank of the Bay is located in downtown San Jose, Oakland and Danville. Community Bank of the Bay serves the financial needs of a variety of commercial customers including businesses, professional service firms and non-profit organizations. Information on the bank is available online at

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    Robert Gionfriddo
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