Feb 15, 2023
Exchange Bank Employees Deliver Community Support through Nonprofit Board Membership
Santa Rosa, CA – (February 15, 2023) – Exchange Bank (OTC: EXSR) is pleased to announce the appointment of four employees to Sonoma County-based nonprofit boards. Supporting the community is the cornerstone of Exchange Bank’s culture, and employees donate thousands of hours a year in support of local charities and nonprofit organizations.
Shaun Vongphakham, vice president, branch manager of the St. Francis branch, joined the board of the Sonoma County Regional Parks Foundation, which sponsors park programs for under-served communities, seniors and youth, supports the development of environmental education programs, funds natural resources projects to restore habitats and protect wildlife, and provides financial support to develop new parks and trails.
Chad Barbieri, vice president, SBA business development officer, joined the board of TLC Child and Family Services, supporting vulnerable youth and families during their greatest time of need through comprehensive, quality foster care and adoption services, residentially-based services, special education services, transition age youth housing and counseling.
Stacey Powers, vice president, commercial relationship manager, has been appointed to the Sonoma County Fair and Exposition Board, representing District 2, which includes Petaluma, Penngrove and Cotati. Nominated by Supervisor David Rabbitt, Stacey’s appointment was approved at the County of Sonoma Board of Supervisors’ meeting on December 6, 2022.
Carolyn Cole-Schweizer, marketing services manager, joined the board of 6th Street Playhouse, which creates theatre and programs that engage, inspire and educate Sonoma County’s diverse community through professional, quality productions and educational programs.
“Exchange Bank is an integral part of the local community, and giving our time and expertise to nonprofits is a big part of how we give back. We currently have 60 Exchange Bank employees who serve on nonprofit boards, and our employees as a whole volunteer with over 250 organizations,” said Beth Ryan, Exchange Bank’s community engagement officer.