Jan 17, 2020

Exchange Bank Announces Dean Pena as Vice President and SBA Business Development Officer

Contact: Carolyn Cole-Schweizer, Corporate Communications & Social Media


Exchange Bank Announces Dean Pena as Vice President and SBA Business Development Officer

Santa Rosa, CA – (January 17, 2020) – Exchange Bank (OTC: EXSR) announces the hiring of Dean Pena as vice president and SBA business development officer. Dean will serve as the sole SBA officer for the Greater Sacramento area, utilizing his numerous years in commercial lending and business contacts with various professional organizations including ACRE, CALCPA and Placer-Nevada County Medical Society.

Before joining Exchange Bank, Dean was a relationship manager targeting owner/user commercial real estate and C&I in the professional industry for California Bank and Trust in Roseville and then Sacramento. Prior to that, he helped roll out the Small Business Banking team in Sacramento for Bank of America.

Dean graduated from Deer Valley High School in 2000 and has continued his education at Diablo Valley College in Pleasant Hill and Sierra College in Rocklin with a focus on Accounting.

Dean lives in Roseville with his wife and their three children. He is very involved in the community, volunteering for a variety of local organizations. You can catch him running around Roseville to his kids’ many activities—theatre, gymnastics, swimming and soccer.  When not with their children, Dean and his wife enjoy training for half marathons.


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 14-time winner of the North Bay Business Journal’s (NBBJ) Best Places to Work survey, a recipient of the 2019 North Bay Community Philanthropy Award and the 2019 Healthiest Companies in the North Bay Award. NorthBay biz magazine named Exchange Bank the 2019 Best Consumer Bank and Gold Medal Winner for Best Business Bank. The North Bay Bohemian’s Best of 2019 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 2019.  www.exchangebank.com.

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