SANTA ROSA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Exchange Bank (OTC: EXSR) announces the promotion of Kevin Smart, Vice President and Residential Mortgage Manager, to Senior Vice President, responsible for expanding mortgage production and continuing the success and growth of Exchange Bank’s Residential Lending Department.
Since joining Exchange Bank in 2017, Kevin has been successful in consolidating the underwriting team into the Residential Mortgage Department. Kevin was instrumental in developing Exchange Bank’s wildfire rebuild construction loan program after the North Bay wildfires in 2017 and in creating public awareness for the program throughout Sonoma County.
Kevin came to Exchange Bank from Wells Fargo, where he held the position of branch sales manager and was recognized for his performance in production, compliance and customer loyalty. He has an extensive 26-year mortgage industry background and previously owned his own mortgage brokerage business.
Kevin graduated from CSU Sacramento with a B.S. in Business Administration with a concentration in Real Estate Finance and Land Use Affairs. He has lived in Sonoma County since 1993 and supports the local community through volunteering activities. He has volunteered at Rebuilding Petaluma, COTS, Petaluma People Services, Petaluma Chapter of Realtors and the Waugh School District.
About Exchange Bank
Headquartered in Sonoma County and founded in 1890, Exchange Bank is a premier community bank with assets of $2.6 billion. Exchange Bank provides a wide range of personal, commercial and trust and investment services with 18 branches in Sonoma County and a commercial and SBA lending office in Roseville and Marin, California. The Bank’s legacy of financial leadership and community support is grounded in its core values of Commitment, Respect, Integrity and Teamwork.
Exchange Bank is a 13-time winner of the North Bay Business Journal’s (NBBJ) Best Places to Work survey, a recipient of the 2018 North Bay Community Philanthropy Award and the 2018 Healthiest Companies in the North Bay Award. NorthBay biz magazine named Exchange Bank the 2018 Best Consumer Bank and Gold Medal Winner for Best Business Bank. The North Bay Bohemian’s Best of 2018 Readers Poll named Exchange Bank the Best Business Bank and Best Consumer Bank. Exchange Bank can also be found in the NBBJ’s Book of Lists as a leading lender and wealth management advisor—claiming the #1 position in SBA 7(a) lending in Sonoma County for 2018. www.exchangebank.com.
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