SOURCE: Vineyard National Bancorp

February 22, 2007 09:30 ET

Vineyard Bank Announces Allyson Fattore as Senior Vice President and Relationship Manager

CORONA, CA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- February 22, 2007 -- Vineyard National Bancorp (NASDAQ: VNBC) and Vineyard Bank, N.A. ("Vineyard") announced today that Allyson Fattore has joined Vineyard as senior vice president and relationship manager for its Marin County office. Fattore brings over 20 years of business banking experience with her. Most recently Fattore was the vice president and relationship manager of Community Bank of the Bay in Oakland, California.

Fattore is well established and highly regarded for her business banking knowledge in creating and providing customized financial services for business clients within the Marin and Alameda County markets. By bringing her expertise directly to Vineyard's clients, Fattore will actively support Vineyard's strategic goals and commercial banking initiatives to expand its footprint in the Northern California market.

"I am very pleased to welcome Allyson to Vineyard's Northern California team," states Chris Walsh, executive vice president and chief banking officer. "Allyson's expertise in commercial lending, deposit gathering and personal attention to her clients' needs will enhance Vineyard's presence in the Northern California market."

About Vineyard National Bancorp

Vineyard National Bancorp ("the company") is a $2.3 billion financial holding company headquartered in Corona, and the parent company of Vineyard, also headquartered in Corona. Vineyard operates through 16 full-service banking centers and five loan production offices in the counties of Los Angeles, Marin, Monterey, Orange, Riverside, San Bernardino, San Diego, Santa Clara and Ventura, Calif. The company's common stock is traded on the NASDAQ Global Market System under the symbol "VNBC." For additional information on the company visit or for additional information on Vineyard and to access internet banking, please visit

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