February 27, 2015
Twenty-two North Bay businesses and organizations have been selected for the Business Journal’s second annual Corporate Philanthropy Awards.
February 2, 2015
SANTA ROSA — Brandy Lee Seppi, a co-owner of Costeaux French Bakery in Healdsburg, has joined Summit State Bank as its senior vice president and chief credit officer.
January 27, 2015
SANTA ROSA — Summit State Bank, headquartered in Santa Rosa, reported earnings of $5.5 million for calendar year 2014, up 27 percent over 2013 earnings.
January 26, 2015
Welcome to the 2015 survey of leading commercial lenders in the North Bay. Listed alphabetically by institution: American River Bank, Bank of America Merrill Lynch Commercial Banking, Bank of Marin, Bank of the West, California Bank & Trust, Comerica Bank, Exchange Bank, First Bank, First Community Bank, Live Oak Bank Wine & Craft Beverage Group, Presidio Bank, Redwood Credit Union, Summit State Bank, Tri Counties Bank, U.S. Bank, Wells Fargo, Westamerica Bank.
October 28, 2014
SANTA ROSA — Summit State Bank (Nasdaq: SSBI) on Tuesday reported net income of $1.2 million for the quarter ended Sept. 30, up 6 percent from a year before.
“Our performance continues to be driven by our strong community banking team,” said Tom Duryea, president and CEO.
September 22, 2014
SANTA ROSA — Recognition is key, according to Tom Duryea, president and CEO of Summit State Bank since 2008.
September 1, 2014
Nominations for the Business Journal’s third annual Nonprofit Leadership Awards will be accepted until Sept. 5. Nominations are sought for outstanding members of boards of directors and/or executives who have guided organizations through growth, a turnaround, merger, innovation, fund development or community engagement. The awards will be presented at a luncheon at the Northern California [...]
August 11, 2014
Autodesk, Bank of Marin, W. Bradley Electric and Summit State Bank were among the top 75 corporate philanthropists in the Bay Area. …
Mechanics Bank and RPM Mortgage agreed for RPM to originate loans for bank customers. …
A Gallup poll released in April 2014 shows that 59 percent of Americans are very or moderately worried about not having enough money for their retirement years. …
At the 2014 Sonoma County Fair, there were Professional Gardens class winners of Hall of Flowers awards. …
Drakes Bay Oyster Company retail operations closed on July 31 but is continuing to harvest under a legal reprieve. …
Autodesk, Bank of Marin, W. Bradley Electric, Summit State Bank and Wells Fargo were named among the top 75 corporate philanthropists in the Bay Area. …
Wine Country Trucks Publishing recently released their new book, Wine Country Trucks of Napa & Sonoma Counties. …
Napa’s NakedWines.com rolled out a same-day delivery service for San Francisco. …
August 4, 2014
While it’s easy to “deposit and forget about it” or continue to pay down that monthly loan, companies (and individuals too) should routinely assess their bank’s service and products and how they fit within the business’ culture and values.
July 29, 2014
SANTA ROSA — Summit State Bank (Nasdaq: SSBI) today reported net income for the quarter ended June 30 of $1.28 million, a 24 percent increase over the same quarter of 2013.
July 21, 2014
Rich Salvestrin will be honored as Napa County Farm Bureau’s Outstanding Agriculturist of the Year. …
Summit State Bank promoted Peggy Wyman to vice president and branch manager in Rohnert Park. …
Landesign Construction Maintenance hired Lindsay Chiccone as a junior estimator and designer. …
City of Santa Rosa appointed Deborah Lauchner chief financial officer. …
Silverado Resort and Spa finished major renovations and made four key hires. …
announced that J. Mullineaux of Community Foundation Sonoma County was awarded the chartered advisor in philanthropy. …
Santa Rosa Breakfast Club, a leads, networking and business club, elected new officers. …
Keith White joined Terra Firma Global Partners in Petaluma. …
Therese Nugent joined Michael Crain Properties’ newly created residential real estate division. …
June 16, 2014
David Schmidt has been appointed interim chief credit officer at Summit State Bank …
Summit State Bank’s president and CEO Tom Duryea joined the board for the Pacific Coast Banking School…
Sonoma County GO LOCAL added Karin Berry to its management team…
Whistlestop recently elected new officers to its board of directors: Dennis Ryan, Lori Peterson, Karen Arnold and Nancy Rhine…
PRESS, a farm-driven steakhouse in St. Helena, has appointed Trevor Kunk as its new executive chef…
B.R. Cohn Olive Oil Company appointed Diane Schwartz as director of sales and marketing…
Foodie Tout, Inc., announced Ron Lawson was appointed to the company’s board of directors
San Rafael-based Sanovas Inc, appointed five executives to its management team: Ray Gamini, Roy Morgan, Christian Haller, Steve Budill and John Galasso…
Tom Wurst has joined Terra Firma Global Partners…
Doyle Wiseman announced that Tai Le joined The Wiseman Company as an associate …
Archery Summit announced two new additions to its winemaking team, Vineyard Manager Tim Scott and Assistant Winemaker Eleni Papadakis…
June 9, 2014
Summit State Bank promoted Cheryl Cruz to vice president and special assets department manager. …
Elaina Hunt, Summit’s vice president of marketing and community relations, was named to the Petaluma People Services Center board of directors. …
Deanna Schutz, assistant vice president and manager of Summit’s Montgomery Village branch, has joined the board of directors for Verity…
Sonoma Stompers Baseball Club signed pitcher Will Krout for the 2014 season. …
Lifehouse in Marin appointed Matthew Tarver-Wahlquist as the agency’s new vice president and chief operating officer and Angela Abbey as the new director of development. …
Jason Jardine was named president of Hanzell Vineyards. …
Jackson Family Wines hired Steve Heimoff as director, wine communications and education. …
May 12, 2014
Summit State Bank donated a record $175,000 this year to its nonprofit customers through its annual Nonprofit Donation Program ….
Exchange Bank last week celebrated the renaming of its 2416 Montgomery Dr. branch as the Reinking branch.
May 12, 2014
Each year, the Business Journal highlights the leading U.S. Small Business Administration program lenders serving the North Bay.
April 29, 2014
SANTA ROSA — Summit State Bank (Nasdaq: SSBI) on Tuesday reported first-quarter income increased 21 percent from a year before, and loans and deposits grew.
The bank also declared a dividend.
March 31, 2014
Read profiles of North Bay organizations with fewer than 100 employees and recognized for charity efforts: B.R. Cohn Charity Events, Dierk’s Parkside and Midtown cafés, E.R. Sawyer Jewelers, The John Jordan Foundation, Pisenti & Brinker CPAs and Advisors, The Republic of Tea, Sonoma Raceway and Summit State Bank.
March 4, 2014
Twenty North Bay businesses and organizations have been selected for the Business Journal’s inaugural Corporate Philanthropy Awards.
“All of us at the Journal congratulate these organizations that contribute significantly to the betterment of the communities we treasure,” said Publisher Brad Bollinger. “It’s amazing there wasn’t something like this already. As a result, we had a very strong response to our call for nominations and an incredible group of recipients.”
February 3, 2014
Earnings reports for 2013 from Bank of Marin, Summit State Bank, AltaPacific, Community First Credit Union and Hennessy Advisors.
January 27, 2014
SANTA ROSA — Summit State Bank (Nadsaq: SSBI) on Monday reported a 25 percent increase in net income last year.
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