March 28, 2022
Porterville, Calif. – Bank of the Sierra announced today that Tom Lynn has been named Vice President, Senior Commercial Loan Officer for its Real Estate Industries Group. He will provide financing for investor real estate and manage commercial loan accounts throughout California. Lynn will work from the Bank’s Sacramento Regional Office on 915 Highland Pointe Drive in Roseville.
Lynn has over 40 years of experience in the banking and lending industries. Prior to joining Bank of the Sierra, he worked as Senior Vice President, Commercial Real Estate Group Manager for First Bank in Roseville and Walnut Creek. In this position, he was responsible for originating and managing income property and tract construction loans as well as managing staff. Lynn has also worked for Central Pacific Bank, Bank of the West, First Commercial Bank, and HomeFed Bank throughout his career. He earned a master’s degree in education and a bachelor’s degree in human biology from Stanford.
“We’re thrilled for Tom to join our ever-growing lending team,” said Alyson Buttery, Bank of the Sierra’s Senior Vice President, Managing Director of Lending and Portfolio Management. “Our clients interested in expanding their businesses will love working with him.”
About Bank of the Sierra
Bank of the Sierra is in its 45th 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, Ventura, San Luis Obispo and Santa Barbara. The bank also maintains two loan production offices and an online branch and provides specialized lending services through an agricultural credit center. Bank of the Sierra is recognized as one of the strongest community banks in the country with a 5-star rating from Bauer Financial.