SANTA ROSA, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Change Bank (OTC: EXSR) immediately declares the hiring of Senior Vice President and Senior Credit score Officer Mary Leonard-Wilson, reporting to Govt Vice President and Chief Credit score Officer Michael Sullivan. Ms. Leonard-Wilson brings over 20 years of neighborhood banking and government expertise to the Bank’s Credit score Administration division.
Earlier than becoming a member of Change Bank, Ms. Leonard-Wilson served in lending and credit score capacities with a number of impartial neighborhood banks within the San Francisco Bay Space. Earlier than that, she held a variety of positions managing groups of lenders in New York, Chicago and New Jersey, with a deal with industrial loan origination and loan portfolio administration. She additionally participated in due diligence and integration groups for a lot of bank mergers.
In 1994, Ms. Leonard-Wilson relocated to Napa Valley the place she joined Nationwide Bank of the Redwoods (NBR) as head of Business Lending, assuming extra tasks as senior loan officer and chief credit score officer till the bank’s merger with Westamerica Bank in 2005. In 2006, Ms. Leonard-Wilson co-founded Presidio Bank with the previous NBR CEO and served as its chief credit score officer, rising the bank to over $900 million in property and over $700 million in loans earlier than merging with Heritage Bank of Commerce in October 2019.
Ms. Leonard-Wilson holds a bachelor’s diploma from Colgate College in English. She has lived in Calistoga since 1994 and has been lively in the neighborhood, serving in management and board capacities for a number of neighborhood and non-profit organizations, together with the Santa Rosa Metro Chamber of Commerce and Western Bankers Affiliation’s Lenders Convention Job Pressure.
About Change Bank
Headquartered in Sonoma County and based in 1890, Change Bank is a premier neighborhood bank with property of $2.eight billion. Change Bank supplies a variety of non-public, industrial and belief and funding companies with 18 branches in Sonoma County and a industrial department in Roseville, California. The Bank’s legacy of monetary management and neighborhood help is grounded in its core values of Dedication, Respect, Integrity and Teamwork.
Change Bank is a 14-time winner of the North Bay Enterprise Journal’s (NBBJ) Finest Locations to Work survey, a recipient of the 2019 North Bay Neighborhood Philanthropy Award and the 2019 Healthiest Firms within the North Bay Award. NorthBay biz journal named Change Bank the 2019 Finest Client Bank and Gold Medal Winner for Finest Enterprise Bank. The North Bay Bohemian’s Better of 2019 Readers Ballot named Change Bank the Finest Enterprise Bank and Finest Client Bank. Change Bank may also be discovered within the NBBJ’s Guide of Lists as a number one lender and wealth administration advisor—claiming the #1 place in SBA 7(a) lending in Sonoma County for 2019. www.exchangebank.com.
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