About Us

About Us

Founded in 1977, Bank of the Sierra is the largest independently owned community bank headquartered in Southern San Joaquin Valley’s Heartland. Through sound banking practices and financial strength, the bank has enjoyed unprecedented growth during its nearly 37-year history.

We now serve 20 communities with 28 branches, two Ag Centers and one SBA Center. Bank of the Sierra’s customers benefit from this longevity and historical perspective, as well as this progressive and forward thinking approach to business.

Brand Promise

We will help make every community that we’re in better.

Brand Story

A fulfilling life is within every one of us. Every choice, every action, is another step on the way to your goals. Let’s get there together. Bank of the Sierra is your local guide. We’ve traversed these roads before, so we understand what it takes. Commitment. Confidence. Loyalty. Independence.

It’s how we serve you well and make our communities better. We take the journey with you, share your goals, support you through life’s ups and downs, and build the community together.

We believe it’s the right way to do things – side by side.

7 Key Strategies

Keep Thinking – Anticipate and meet needs with a broad range of solutions.

Keep Serving – Provide quality service on a timely, competitive basis.

Keep Learning – Be passionate about being the right person on the team.

Keep Growing – Encourage creativity and maximize every opportunity to improve.

Keep Giving – Serve our communities through involvement and reinvestment.

Keep Striving – Be disciplined; aim for excellence.

Keep Smiling – Enjoy the journey and have fun along the way.

View Bank of the Sierra on Market Watch under the symbol BSRR. Annual Reports and other investor information are available from the Public Register's Annual Report Service or can be downloaded directly from our Financial Reports page.

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