SOURCE: Oak Valley Community Bank

Oak Valley Community Bank

September 08, 2016 18:55 ET

Oak Valley Community Bank Announces New Hire and Promotion

OAKDALE, CA--(Marketwired - Sep 8, 2016) - Oak Valley Community Bank, a wholly owned subsidiary of Oak Valley Bancorp (NASDAQ: OVLY), announced the promotion of Lyn Wilson to Area Manager of the Bank's Eastern Sierra Division, and the hiring of Michelle Ferguson as Vice President, Branch Manager of the East Sonora branch.

With the promotion, Wilson will focus on business development, loan and deposit generation, and continue to create strong relationships with new and existing clients in the Eastern Sierra community. She will provide oversight and direction to both Sonora branches and the Eastern Sierra branches. Wilson will continue to be based out of the East Sonora branch.

As Branch Manager, Ferguson will be responsible to oversee and manage sales, day-to-day branch operations and branch deposit growth. Ferguson joins the Oak Valley team with over 20 years of banking experience and community banking. Ferguson recently relocated to Twain Harte with her husband, Tyrus.

"We are excited to have Michelle join our team," stated Wendy Burth, EVP Retail Banking Group. "Her past community banking experience and involvement will be great asset to the Sonora market," Burth concluded.

Oak Valley Bancorp operates Oak Valley Community Bank & Eastern Sierra Community Bank, through which it offers a variety of loan and deposit products to individuals and small businesses. They currently operate through 16 conveniently located branches: Oakdale, Turlock, Stockton, Patterson, Ripon, Escalon, Manteca, Tracy, two branches in Sonora, three 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:
    Chris Courtney/Rick McCarty
    Phone: (209) 848-BANK (2265)
    Toll Free (866) 844-7500