SOURCE: Oak Valley Community Bank

February 05, 2007 11:00 ET

Oak Valley Community Bank Announces Hiring

OAKDALE, CA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- February 5, 2007 -- Oak Valley Community Bank, (OTCBB: OVYB) recently announced that Alan Wilbur has joined the bank in the position of Vice President, Investment Representative. As a financial advisor for the bank, Wilbur will specialize in the Oak Valley Investment product line, assisting clients in setting up and maintaining mutual funds, stocks, bonds, and fixed and variable annuities.

Prior to joining Oak Valley, Wilbur served as Vice President of Retail Investments at County Bank for 6 years. He is a California State University, Stanislaus graduate and has been awarded the Lifetime Achievement Award in Investments from the Independent Community Bankers Association. He was five times awarded the title of Investment Representative of the Year, an honor given by a previous employer.

Wilbur has been a resident of Ripon for 24 years, where he lives with his wife, Celia. They have one grown daughter. Wilbur sits on the board for the Spring Creek Golf and Country Club.

"Given Alan's extensive experience in the investment field, Oak Valley has gained a tremendous asset. As a longtime resident, he is acutely aware of the investment needs of local investors," stated Executive Vice President and CFO, Rick McCarty. "We are extremely pleased to have Alan on board; his ability to offer a sophisticated range of investment options enhances our capacity to provide a complete line of financial services to our clients," concluded Oak Valley President, Chris Courtney.

Established in 1991, Oak Valley Community Bank offers a variety of loan and deposit products dedicated to serving the needs of individuals and small businesses. The Bank currently operates through 12 convenient locations: 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. They are also nearing completion on the restoration of the Historic First National Bank building in Oakdale.

Contact Information

  • Contact:
    Ron Martin/Rick McCarty
    Phone: (209) 848-BANK (2265)
    Toll Free: (866) 844-7500
    www.ovcb.com