Bank of the Sierra Announces Nick Ward as Branch Loan Officer
February 7, 2014
PORTERVILLE, CA – Bank of the Sierra recently named Nick Ward as Branch Loan Officer of its Main Street branch located at 128 E Main St., Visalia, CA. In his new position, Ward will meet with prospective clients to cultivate banking relationships, including developing and managing commercial loan accounts along with other financial products and services.
Ward joined Bank of the Sierra in June 2012 as a Credit Assistant assigned to the Real Estate Industries Loan Center. Previously Ward was employed by Clovis Unified School District as a Program Instructor for an afterschool care program for elementary students.
“We are excited to have Nick join our lending team. He will be beneficial in expanding our lending support and will allow us to continue to provide the highest level of customer service possible,” stated Visalia Area Manager, David Soares.
Ward obtained a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration from California State University Fresno in May of 2012.
About Bank of the Sierra
With over $1.4 billion in assets and strong performance ratios, Bank of the Sierra is the largest independently owned community bank headquartered in Southern San Joaquin Valley’s Heartland. The bank serves 17 different communities with 25 branches, two Ag Centers and one SBA Center. For more information visit the web site at www.bankofthesierra.com or call (888) 454-BANK.