Nov 16, 2021

Exchange Bank Appoints Tom Duryea as Executive Vice President, Chief Banking Officer

Santa Rosa, CA – Exchange Bank announced the appointment of Tom Duryea as executive vice president and chief banking officer, reporting to Troy Sanderson, president and CEO. He will be responsible for contributing to the strategic direction of the bank with a focus on the customer facing areas including Retail, Wholesale Lending, Residential and Consumer Lending and Product Innovation and Delivery.

“I am confident that the wealth of high-level experience that Tom brings to this position will serve the Bank well,” said Troy Sanderson, president and CEO.

“I have a passion for community banking and I am honored to join the exceptional team at Exchange Bank,” said Duryea. “It is the hard work and imagination of local business owners that create the culture, lifestyle and experiences that make Sonoma County unique. I commit to focusing our team’s expertise in resourcing the finance needs of local business owners as we partner together to create resiliency, growth, opportunity and our shared future here in Sonoma County.”

Recently, serving as CEO of Summit Bank in Oakland, CA, Tom had the distinct honor of leading the oldest woman-founded community bank in California.

While working in Oakland, Duryea and his family maintained their primary residence in Healdsburg. His children were raised in Sonoma County where he has been a resident for 20 years and he is excited to transition his professional life back to his home community.

Duryea, formerly president and chief executive officer at Summit State Bank in Sonoma County, led the commercial bank for eight years. Under his leadership, the former savings and loan was successfully transformed to a top performing bank.