American Riviera Bank hires new manager for branch opening in Paso Robles
–American Riviera Bank is pleased to announce that Vice President Heidi Cummings, a longtime banker from Paso Robles with more than 25 years of experience in the financial industry, has been hired to manage the new branch opening in Paso Robles.
Cummings brings 25 years of experience in the financial industry and managing bank branches. She joins American Riviera Bank as a Vice President and manager of the new Paso Robles branch, which will open the first week in March.
Cummings is especially skilled in customer service and managing employees within a bank branch as well as building and developing customer relationships. As a premier banking client manager previously, Cummings was responsible for the management of a portfolio of over 250 clients with total assets exceeding $100 million. She previously worked for other well-known banks in various capacities.
“It’s exciting to join American Riviera Bank at a time the bank is expanding and I am looking forward to bringing our services to my community,” said Cummings, who has lived in the Paso Robles area for 19 years.
American Riviera Bank’s new branch in Paso Robles is located at 1601 Spring St. It will be the bank’s first full-service branch in San Luis Obispo County when it opens next month. The new branch also will offer business, commercial real estate, agricultural, residential mortgage, construction and Small Business Administration loans, with an experienced loan team at the helm. Riviera Bank expects to open more branches between Santa Barbara and Paso Robles in the future, offering customers new and expanded banking options as well as offering the communities local employment opportunities.
American Riviera Bank is a full-service community bank focused on serving the lending and deposit needs of businesses and consumers on the Central Coast. The state-chartered bank opened for business on July 18, 2006 with the support of local shareholders. Branches in Santa Barbara County are located at 1033 Anacapa Street in Santa Barbara, 525 San Ysidro Road in Montecito, and 5880 Calle Real in Goleta.