Santa Cruz County Bank Expands SBA Team
Santa Cruz County Bank has expanded its Small Business Administration Lending Department, hiring three experienced business development officers, two processors and a loan underwriter.
New on the SBA team members are:
Andrew Chambers, Vice President, SBA Business Development Officer, located in Windsor, covering the San Francisco Bay Area and north to the Oregon border. He brings 18 years of banking experience at Umpqua Bank and Poppy Bank, with a focus on SBA and USDA financing. He has a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Oregon State University, with a history minor.
Emily Baxter, Vice President, SBA Business Development Officer, located in Fresno, covering the Central Sierra foothills to the Central Coast. She has nine years of SBA experience, working at Umpqua Bank and Poppy Bank, and was consistently named top SBA 7(a) and USDA B&I income producer. She graduated magna cum laude from CSU Fresno.
Kevin Rappleye, Vice President, SBA Business Development Officer, located in Elk Grove, covering the greater Sacramento area and north to the Oregon border. He has 30 years of experience in the banking most recently as vice president, business development officer with First Community Bank, growing the SBA Division and focusing on SBA 7a loans. He has a bachelor’s degree in business administration from CSU Sacramento.
Also new: Ricardo Monedero, Assistant Vice President, SBA Loan Underwriter, former AVP senior SBA risk manager/underwriter in the Sacramento area; Dayna Herron, Senior SBA Loan Processor, previously served as loan processor II and AVP, SBA loan closing officer in Las Vegas and Temecula; and Laurie Frank, Senior SBA Loan Processor, formerly senior loan processor and loan documentation specialist with Wells Fargo.
Santa Cruz County Bank’s Senior Vice President and SBA Department Manager Susan Chandler said, “Our commitment to supporting small businesses is unwavering, especially in these challenging times.”
SCCB Announces Promotion
Santa Cruz County Bank has promoted Kaylee Silverberg from credit analyst to relationship manager, based at 2020 N. Pacific Ave., Santa Cruz.
She started as a customer service representative at Lighthouse Bank, joining Santa Cruz County Bank as credit analyst in July 2019 before the two banks merged.
A graduate of Cal-Poly San Luis Obispo with a bachelor’s degree in agricultural business, she is also a graduate of the California Community Banking Network Credit Analyst school.