American River Bancshares, the parent company of American Bank, announced that Loren E. Hunter has been appointed Executive Vice President and Chief Credit Officer. Hunter has more than 28 years of experience in the banking industry. Prior to joining American River Bank, he spent seven years as Vice President, Regional Credit Officer at Rabobank. He also held various credit and relationship management roles with Bank of the West, Citibank, California Bank & Trust, and Bank of America.
President and CEO of American River Bancshares, David T. Taber, said Hunter has both depth and range of experience which would be beneficial to the Bank and to its clients. He added that, “He not only has strong credit skills but a background in relationship management, making him an ideal fit for our results-oriented and collaborative Commercial Banking team.”
Hunter earned his Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics from Stanford University.
About American River Bank
American River Bank is a regional bank serving Northern California since 1983. It offers a full suite of banking products and services including cash management services, online banking services, commercial real estate, loans and lines of credit, SBA 504, and lending services to business owners and individual customers . It gives business owners more reach by offering financial expertise and exceptional service. Aside from providing financial solutions to the Northern California Area, American River Bank is also focused on community service. In 2012, the American River Bank Foundation awarded $147,500 to nine local non-profit organizations. American River Bank operates as a subsidiary of American River Bancshares. To learn more, go to the Bank’s website at www.americanriverbank.com.