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Monday, January 27, 2014, 6:30 am

Spotlight on Leaders in Commercial Banking


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    (Listed alphabetically by institution)

    Larry Tidwell

    AltaPacific Bank

    3725 Westwind Blvd., Ste. 100, Santa Rosa 95403, apbconect.com, 707-236-1521

    Larry Tidwell

    Larry Tidwell has served as the executive vice president in the real estate industries group at AltaPacific Bank in Santa Rosa since April 2009. He oversees all construction lending, a responsibility he held in his previous position as executive vice president in the real estate industries group at Temecula Valley Bank.

    Mr. Tidwell was born in Roswell, N.M., and has lived in the North Bay for 30 years. He cited the retention of customers over more than 15 years as a major accomplishment.

    AltaPacific Bank was founded in 2006, and expanded its physical footprint in Southern California after merging with Covina-based Stellar Business Bank in 2012.

    Laurie Todd-Dunlap

    American River Bank

    90 S. E St., Ste. 11, Santa Rosa 95404, americanriverbank.com, 707-528-6300

    Laurie Todd-Dunlap

    Laurie Todd-Dunlap  is vice president and portfolio manager for American River Bank, responsible for growing a $40 million portfolio of business credits and commercial real estate loans.

    She graduated from University of California, Santa Barbara with a bachelor of arts degree in American history, and later earned an associate’s degree in banking and finance while beginning her career as a teller at Santa Barbara National Bank.

    Ms. Todd-Dunlap has worked in banking for over 36 years, 35 of which have been in Sonoma County. She has been with American River Bank and its predecessor, North Coast Bank, for over 20 years.

    A volunteer with United Way’s Schools of Hope program and a reading tutor at Brook Hill Elementary, Ms. Todd-Dunlap is also the bank’s team leader for its ongoing participation in Sonoma County’s annual Human Race.

    Ms. Todd-Dunlap cited longstanding client relationships over 20 years as a source of pride, and said that the Sacramento-based American River Bank’s North Bay offices focuses heavily on close banking and consulting relationships with small-to-medium-size businesses.

    Jamie Williams

    Argent Bank

    3558 Round Barn Blvd., Ste. 300, Santa Rosa 95403, bankwithargent.com, 707-568-1876

    Jamie Williams

    Jamie Williams is Northern California market president for Sterling Financial Corp., parent company of Argent Bank. He assumed that position in 2013, following his role as senior vice president and commercial banking regional director for the formerly named Sonoma Bank.

    Mr. Williams was born in Marin and has lived in Novato for more than 20 years. He has been in the banking industry for more than 30 years, always on the commercial or corporate banking side. Prior to joining Sonoma Bank, he was a founder of Greater Bay Bank Marin and was regional vice president for Westamerica Bank. His first position was in 1978 as a management trainee for Wells Fargo after graduating from Santa Clara University with a degree in economics.

    David Meddaugh

    Bank of America Merrill Lynch

    10 Santa Rosa Ave., Ste. 210, Santa Rosa 95404, bankofamerica.com, 707-293-2553

    David Meddaugh

    David Meddaugh is the senior vice president and market manager of the North Coast commercial banking office of Bank of America Merrill Lynch. He has been with the bank for more than 30 years. In his current capacity, he manages the unit’s largest client relationships, with particular focus on the wine and specialty food and beverage industries.

    Mr. Meddaugh also serves as the bank’s liaison with the California wine industry. He has presented at the Wine Industry Financial Symposium, Unified Wine and Grape Symposium, Leadership Forum, Sonoma State University Economic Outlook and Moss Adams Wine Industry Roundtable.

    He earned bachelor’s degrees in both economics and finance from California State University, Chico, and holds an MBA in corporate finance from the Pacific Coast Banking School at the University of Washington.

    Mr. Meddaugh was raised in Santa Rosa. He lives there with his wife and two children at their Buckshot Ranch property, which has been planted to Italian varietal olive trees.

    Tim Myers

    Bank of Marin

    504 Redwood Blvd., Ste. 100, Novato 94947, bankofmarin.com, 415-763-4520

    Tim Myers

    Tim Myers is commercial banking manager at Bank of Marin, a role he assumed as part of a planned succession at the bank in October of 2013.

    Formerly head of the bank’s San Francisco office, Mr. Myers entered his current role following former commercial banking manager Beth Reizman’s transition to chief credit officer. He also oversees the deposit services group, and has been with the bank for six years. Mr. Myers is now based at the bank’s headquarters in Novato.

    He has worked at U.S. Bank and Comerica Bank, and attended the Monterey Institute of International Studies.

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