PORTERVILLE, CA – Bank of the Sierra recently named Edvart Warzhapetian as Vice President Senior Commercial Loan Officer of its Santa Clarita branch. In his new position, Warzhapetian will meet with prospective clients to cultivate banking relationships, including developing and managing commercial loan accounts along with other financial products and services, as well as identify and analyze potential loan markets to develop prospects for commercial loans.
Warzhapetian attended Los Angeles Valley College and received an Associate of Arts in Business Administration and continued on at California State University Northridge to obtain his Bachelor of Science in Finance.
“We’re excited to have Edvart Warzhapetian join the commercial banking team of Bank of the Sierra in the Santa Clarita market. Edvart’s professionalism and commitment to excellence along with his extensive experience in business banking will help Bank of the Sierra to quickly grow its share of the Santa Clarita’s business banking market,” stated David Azma, Market President. “Edvart recently joined us from JP Morgan Chase, where he enjoyed a successful career as a Relationship Manager for the San Fernando Valley market. Congratulations to Edvart Warzhapetian in his new position as our Senior Commercial Loan Officer,” continued Azma.
Bank of the Sierra (www.bankofthesierra.com) is in its 38th year of operations, and at $1.7 billion in assets is the largest independent bank headquartered in the South San Joaquin Valley. The Company has over 400 employees and conducts business through 28 branch offices, an online branch, a real estate industries center, and an agricultural credit center.