PORTERVILLE, CA – Bank of the Sierra recently named Robert C, Martinez as VP, Branch Manager for the City of Lindsay. Martinez will oversee subordinate supervisors who supervise branch employees with responsibilities that include the overall direction, coordination, and evaluation of the branch. Additionally, Martinez will be responsible for all facets of the hiring process, assignment delegation, and performance appraisal.
Martinez arrives at Bank of the Sierra with an extensive background in banking with over 30 years of experience previously serving in positions that include, Business Banking Officer, Commercial Banking Officer and most recently VP, Banking Center Manager at Bank of America. Martinez attended California State University of Bakersfield and graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Business Management.
Janice Castle, Porterville/Lindsay Market President, expressed her excitement for the newest addition to Bank of the Sierra’s growing team. “Robert brings a wealth of knowledge and experience in business, banking, finance, credit, and risk management to Bank of the Sierra. Robert was raised in the Porterville/Lindsay area and is familiar with our customer base. His strong interpersonal skills and friendly face, are a welcome addition to our Bank of the Sierra family. I would like to personally invite the community to stop by and meet Robert.”
About Bank of the Sierra
Bank of the Sierra is in its 40th year of operations and is the largest independent bank headquartered in the South San Joaquin Valley. Bank of the Sierra is a community-centric regional bank, which offers a full range of retail and commercial banking services via 34 full-service branches located throughout California's South San Joaquin Valley and neighboring communities, on the Central Coast, and in Southern California locations including the Santa Clara Valley. We also maintain a loan production office and an online branch, and provide specialized lending services through an agricultural credit center, a real estate industries center, and an SBA center.