Exchange Bank appoints Kevin Bender as chief banking officer

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Exchange Bank appoints Kevin Bender as chief banking officer
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SANTA ROSA, Calif. - Exchange Bank (OTC: EXSR) has announced the appointment of Kevin Bender as the new senior vice president and chief banking officer. Bender, who will report directly to Troy Sanderson, the president and CEO of the bank, is set to lead the Retail Banking team, as well as oversee Deposit and Lending Operations and Electronic Banking.

His role will focus on enhancing the customer-centric approach of the community bank.

Kevin Bender brings a wealth of experience to his new position, with over 40 years in the banking industry. He joins Exchange Bank from Poppy Bank, where he served as the head of Branch Banking. His extensive background includes leadership roles such as president and CEO of a bank in formation and chief operating officer and chief information officer at the former American River Bank.

Bender's academic credentials include an undergraduate degree and an MBA from California State University, Sacramento, and he is also an alumnus of the Pacific Coast Banking School at the University of Washington. He is known for his active involvement in the community, serving on the board of Big Brothers Big Sisters and participating in various nonprofit organizations over the years.

Troy Sanderson expressed confidence in Bender's appointment, citing his unique perspective and leadership style as aligning well with the bank's values. The addition of Bender is expected to strengthen Exchange Bank's commitment to serving its community.

Founded in 1890 and headquartered in Sonoma County, Exchange Bank is a full-service community bank with assets totaling $3.37 billion. It operates 16 retail branches within Sonoma County, a commercial branch in Roseville, and Trust & Investment Management offices in Santa Rosa, Roseville, Marin County, and Silicon Valley.

The bank has been recognized for its community support and as a great place to work, winning several awards including the San Francisco Business Times Corporate Philanthropy Award in 2023.

This announcement is based on a press release statement from Exchange Bank.

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