Bank of the Sierra Announces Brandon Hernandez as Deposit Relationship Officer for Bakersfield and Kern County
November 4, 2019
PORTERVILLE, CA – Bank of the Sierra announced today that Brandon Hernandez has been named Deposit Relationship Officer for the Bakersfield market. Hernandez will be responsible for managing business and consumer banking relationships within Kern County.
Hernandez was formerly a Business Banking Manager at Mission Bank in Bakersfield. He previously worked for Bank of the Sierra as a Financial Service Representative and an Operations Manager. Hernandez also has banking experience from working at Wells Fargo and Kern Federal Credit Union, both in Bakersfield. He is currently completing his major in Business Administration with a concentration in Management at California State University, Bakersfield. Hernandez has lived in Bakersfield for the last 19 years.
“Brandon’s experience makes him the perfect fit for this position,” said Larry Velasquez, Bakersfield Market President. “We’re thrilled that Brandon returned to Bank of the Sierra and we know that our customers will love meeting and working with him.”
About Bank of the Sierra
Bank of the Sierra is in its 42nd 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 an online branch, and provides specialized lending services through an agricultural credit center and an SBA center. In 2019, Bank of the Sierra was recognized as one of the strongest and top-performing community banks in the country with a 5-star rating from Bauer Financial.