Bank of the Sierra recently named Veronica G. Lopez to the position of Vice President/Senior Branch Loan Officer. Lopez will assume responsibility for developing and managing the Bank’s full range of commercial lending services for the Tulare Ave branch.
Lopez was most recently employed with Citibank/Citi Commercial Banking Group, headquartered in Central CA. In her role as SVP/Relationship Manager, she was responsible for management and growth of commercial and agricultural lending. Prior to Citibank, Veronica was a Commercial Relationship Manager for Wells Fargo & Company.
“We’re excited to have Veronica join Bank of the Sierra. She brings diverse experience and expertise in commercial lending that will allow us to expand our lending support in the Tulare area and enhance our customer service,” stated John Thomas, Senior Vice President/Tulare Area Manager.
Lopez attended California State University Fresno where she graduated cum laude with a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration.
With over $1.4 billion in assets and strong performance ratios, Bank of the Sierra is the largest independently owned community bank headquartered in Southern San Joaquin Valley’s Heartland. The bank serves 17 different communities with 25 branches, two Ag Centers and one SBA Center. For more information visit the web site at www.bankofthesierra.com or call (888) 454-BANK.