QUINCY, CA--(Marketwire -02/07/12)- Plumas Bank (NASDAQ: PLBC - News) is pleased to announce the promotion of Kerry Wilson to senior vice president, credit administrator. In his new position Wilson will be responsible for managing the Bank's loan portfolio; developing, directing, and controlling all lending activities, and ensuring that bank lending policies and procedures are followed. Wilson has held the position of assistant loan administrator, since 2003, but has been acting credit administrator for the past year. Prior to his position as assistant loan administrator he served as vice president, manager of Plumas Bank's agricultural services department in Alturas.
"In recognition of Kerry's skills, knowledge, dedication and accomplishments, the Board and I are very pleased to announce his well deserved promotion to credit administrator. Kerry's proven leadership and expertise will be a great asset to the executive team," remarked president and chief executive officer, Andrew J. Ryback. He continued, "Kerry has played an instrumental role this past year in improving the bank's overall asset quality as well as diversifying the bank's lending activities with a focus on prudent loan growth for years to come. With 30 years of banking experience, and half of those years at Plumas Bank, Kerry has been invaluable to our Company."
Wilson commented, "I appreciate the confidence that the Board of Directors and the Bank executives have placed in me and I look forward to facing the challenges this role will bring. For almost 15 years my main goal has been to serve the customers and employees of Plumas Bank in the best possible manner I can, and I look forward to continuing to do so as the Bank moves into a strong and bright future."
Wilson joined Plumas Bank in 1997. A California native, Wilson graduated Magna Cum Laude from Chico State University with a BS degree in Agricultural Business. He also completed a two-year program at the Western Agricultural Credit School at Washington State University. And in 2007, he graduated from a three year graduate level program at the Pacific Coast Banking School located at the University of Washington. Before his tenure at Plumas Bank, he served as branch manager in the Alturas office of Farm Credit. Wilson is an avid outdoorsman. He enjoys traveling and spending time with his family, especially his grandsons.
Plumas Bank has eleven full-service offices, serving businesses and local families in the counties of Plumas, Lassen, Modoc, Shasta, Placer, and Nevada. With assets of over $450 million, Plumas Bank is known throughout Northeastern California for its personalized service, community orientation and focus on lending to small and growing businesses. The Bank's website is www.plumasbank.com.
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