SOURCE: Oak Valley Community Bank

Oak Valley Community Bank

July 31, 2015 13:18 ET

Oak Valley Community Bank Announces Promotion

OAKDALE, CA--(Marketwired - Jul 31, 2015) -  Oak Valley Community Bank, a wholly owned subsidiary of Oak Valley Bancorp (NASDAQ: OVLY), announced the promotion of Jessica Mora to Commercial Loan Officer. She will be based out of the Bank's Oakdale office.

Mora began working for Oak Valley as a Credit Analyst in 2014 and was recognized at year-end for her outstanding performance, receiving an Award of Excellence from the Bank. In her new role, she will be managing a larger portfolio of agricultural, non-profit, and commercial loans.

Mora earned her Bachelor of Arts in Agricultural Studies with an emphasis in Ag Business and Economics from California State University, Stanislaus. While at CSU, Stanislaus she also served as an Ag Ambassador. Mora is a Tracy native, who recently relocated to Turlock with her husband, Michael. During her free time, she enjoys fishing, traveling, and shopping.

"Jessica has been a great asset to the Credit Department. Her solid understanding of underwriting and credit quality, combined with her education, will be vital in her new role," stated Gary Stephens, SVP Senior Lending Officer.

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 15 branches in Oakdale, Sonora, Turlock, Stockton, Patterson, Ripon, Escalon, Manteca, Tracy, three branches in Modesto, and three branches in their Eastern Sierra Division, which includes Bridgeport, Mammoth Lakes, and Bishop. The Company also announced plans to open a second location in Sonora later this year.

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Contact Information

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