PORTERVILLE, CA – Bank of the Sierra is pleased to announce Mike Orman as the newest Market President of Ventura, Santa Barbara, and Los Angeles Counties. Orman will oversee operations at each of Bank of the Sierra’s branches in Fillmore, Ojai, Santa Barbara, Santa Clarita, Santa Paula, and Ventura. Additionally, he will be responsible for developing and maintaining business relationships within his market and, ensuring his community members always receive the best possible experience, and highest level of financial support available.
Previously serving as the Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of Ojai Community Bank, Orman brings over 30 years of experience to Bank of the Sierra, including positions in operations, lending, and management. In addition, Orman is actively involved in his community, serving on the boards of the Boys and Girls Club of Greater Oxnard and Port Hueneme, the Ventura College Foundation, and the Tri-Counties chapter of the Risk Management Association.
Mike Olague, Executive Vice President and Chief Banking Officer, expressed his enthusiasm about Orman joining Bank of the Sierra, “I am very pleased to welcome Mike onboard. His experience and passion for his community demonstrate elements key to an exceptional market leader. Mike will be a great addition to Bank of the Sierra.”
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 39 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 an online branch and provide specialized lending services through an agricultural credit center, a real estate industries center, and an SBA center.