Take a Bow

Celebrating eight outstanding community lenders who make a big difference for their banks, customers and communities Every community bank has outstanding employees whom everyone marvels at and admires. By definition, these people are extremely effective at what they do. They’re thoroughly knowledgeable, hardworking and as dependable as the postman. They’re producers and go-getters. Their integrity […]

From the Ground Up

Lori Murray | American Riviera Bank | Santa Barbara, Calif. Creating new customer options, Lori Murray built a mortgage department from scratch By Howard Schneider Early last year, Lori Murray joined American Riviera Bank to develop a mortgage lending department from scratch. To get the department going, she did everything from selecting processing software to […]