Bank of the Sierra Announces Bill Nethercott as Senior VP, Regional Business Development Manager for Southern California
February 26, 2020
Porterville, Calif. – Bank of the Sierra recently announced the addition of Bill Nethercott as Senior Vice President, Regional Business Development Manager for the Bank’s new Southern California Commercial Real Estate Group. Nethercott will be responsible for building, managing, and expanding the new group within the bank’s Southern California market footprint.
Nethercott has a strong background in the community and commercial banking sector including credit administration and executive management. He has over 35 years of experience in commercial banking, having most recently worked for Premier America Credit Union and First Bank. He also previously held President & CEO positions with two community banks based in Northern California.
Nethercott was named as one of the LA500 – Los Angeles’ Most Influential People – by the Los Angeles Business Journal in 2018. He is an Executive Committee Member and the Immediate Past Chairman of the Board for the West Valley Boys & Girls Club, and he previously served in nonprofit roles such as President of the San Ramon Rotary and Lion’s Club during his banking tenure in Northern California. Nethercott attained a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from San Diego State with a concentration in Finance.
“Bill is a noteworthy leader, and we are excited about expanding our business loan services throughout Southern California,” said Kevin McPhaill, President and CEO of Bank of the Sierra. “Bill is an incredibly talented person who works hard for his customers. Businesses in Southern California will enjoy working with him.”
Nethercott will operate from Bank of the Sierra’s branch at 26328 Citrus Street in Santa Clarita.
About Bank of the Sierra
Bank of the Sierra is in its 43rd 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 with full-service branches located within the counties of Tulare, Kern, Kings, Fresno, Los Angeles, Ventura, San Luis Obispo and Santa Barbara. The bank also maintains a loan production office and an online branch, and it provides specialized lending services through an agricultural credit center and an SBA center. Bank of the Sierra is recognized as one of the strongest and top-performing community banks in the country with a 5-star rating from Bauer Financial.