SOURCE: American River Bankshares

American River Bankshares

November 01, 2011 17:20 ET

Erica Fernandez Named Commercial Banking Manager for American River Bank

SACRAMENTO, CA--(Marketwire - Nov 1, 2011) - American River Bank, a community bank serving the Greater Sacramento Area and Counties of Placer, Sonoma and Amador, today announced that Erica Fernandez has been named Senior Vice President, Commercial Banking Manager.

Ms. Fernandez, who previously served as Senior Vice President, Retail Banking Manager, will be responsible for leading American River Bank's business development efforts to achieve deposit and loan growth goals as well as managing the business banking and commercial real estate departments.

This is a newly-created position and is part of a Company reorganization to drive results through function rather than by geography. The business banking and commercial real estate teams currently serving under the brands of North Coast Bank and Bank of Amador, divisions of American River Bank, will also report to Ms. Fernandez.

"Over the past two years, Erica's leadership and sales acumen have guided our branch offices to greater success," said David Taber, CEO of American River Bank. "She is a natural fit to lead and direct our business banking and commercial real estate teams to the same level of success."

Ms. Fernandez joined American River Bank in May 2009 and has over sixteen years of banking experience. Prior to joining American River Bank, she worked as Senior Vice President, Consumer Market Executive at Bank of America. Ms. Fernandez has a B.S. from California State University, Sacramento.

American River Bank is a community business bank serving the Greater Sacramento Area since 1983. The Bank offers a full menu of financial solutions to meet the deposit and lending needs of individuals and businesses. American River Bank, a division of American River Bankshares (NASDAQ: AMRB) operates a family of financial services providers, including North Coast Bank in Sonoma County and Bank of Amador in Amador County. For more information, please call 916-565-6100 or visit;; or

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