Bank of the Sierra Announces Tony Simone as Vice President, Agricultural Loan Officer
February 7, 2014
PORTERVILLE, CA – Bank of the Sierra recently named Tony Simone as Vice President, Agricultural Loan Officer. In his new position, Simone will meet with prospective clients to cultivate banking relationships, including developing and managing agricultural loan accounts along with other financial products and services.
Simone was most recently employed by Citizens Business Bank in Fresno, as an Assistant Vice President, Relationship Manager. Simone obtained a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration, Finance from California State University Fresno in 2007 and is currently enrolled to obtain his Agricultural Executive, Masters of Business Administration degree.
“Tony comes to Bank of the Sierra with many years of lending experience specializing in both the commercial and agricultural areas. As a central valley native from a multi-generational agricultural family, the bank is excited to add Tony’s expertise to our Fresno County lending team where he will be specializing in agricultural lending”, stated Harroll Wiley, Senior Vice President, Ag Credit Manager.
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.