Jan 7, 2020

Exchange Bank Announces Summer Jeffus as Vice President and Regional Business Development Officer

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


Exchange Bank Announces Summer Jeffus as Vice President and Regional Business Development Officer

Santa Rosa, CA – (January 7, 2020) – Exchange Bank (OTC: EXSR) announces the hiring of Summer Jeffus as vice president and regional business development officer. Summer brings over 15 years of experience in luxury hospitality management, promotions and marketing in the wine and restaurant industry and will provide local financial leadership and community support to Exchange Bank’s Commercial Banking group.

Before joining Exchange Bank, Summer was the regional marketing manager at American AgCredit where she managed all aspects of marketing and community support for the Northern CA Region and territories in the Central Valley (a $2B portfolio within 15 counties). Summer worked with the agriculture community including youth with fair loans, scholarships and diverse programs which included real estate, leasing and crop insurance to young and beginning farmer programs.

Summer attended Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo where she received a Bachelor’s degree in Agricultural Business with an emphasis in Sales/Marketing and a minor in Viticulture. Summer’s accomplishments include the NBBJ’s Forty Under 40 Award 2019 and Sonoma West Magazine’s Women in Business Spotlight 2018. She is a board member of the Sonoma Farm Bureau and a past board member of Russian River Winegrowers. Summer is a Sonoma Vintners Barrel Auction committee member and VIP guest sommelier for the Sonoma County Wine Auction. Summer is also a guest auctioneer for the PBS Travel and Wine Auction.

Summer lives in Santa Rosa with her two boys, two dogs and three chickens. When not pursuing her entrepreneurial and community support passions, she can be found gardening or casting a line in the water hoping to catch the next big fish.


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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