TESTIMONIALS - SANTA ROSA

“The most amazing banking experience we’ve ever had!”
- Tom Scott, General Manager, Oliver's Market (Listen to the full testimonial)

"As a community supporter, I recognize and applaud Summit State Bank’s commitment to supporting our community. I know firsthand of your consistently generous involvement with community events and nonprofits. It is important to me that my bank follows through on supporting the community as well as Summit does. Tom Duryea, as President and CEO, you make me feel like your #1 customer when you take time to check in with me when I am visiting the bank." - Willie Tamayo, Community Leader and Business Owner (Read full testimonial)

"Earning our clients' and community's respect is an important part of our practice at McMillan & Shureen, LLP. We know that Summit State Bank's Small Business Lending Program, high ratings and distinctions, and generous community support earn our community's respect. We appreciate sharing these values with our banking partner."
- McMillan & Shureen, LLP
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“As a local nonprofit supporting local children and teens, we appreciate the support we receive from Summit State Bank. In addition to donations and sponsorships, the Summit team really finds creative ways to help promote us and be interested and engaged in our programs and services. Their support is above and beyond what I would have expected from a bank!” - Matt Martin, Executive Director, Social Advocates for Youth
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"The reason I chose Summit over all the other local banks is that you all really walk your talk and do so much to support local business and your banking partners, supporting us and encouraging partnerships between us and your other banking clients. As a woman-owned local business, I also appreciate how many women are in senior and management roles at Summit." - Kayse Gehret, Owner, Soulstice Spa (Read full testimonial)

“Being responsive can make or break an important business transaction. That’s why we appreciate how responsive Summit State Bank is to our needs. We have direct access to decision makers, and being our community’s only locally-owned title company, we love that Summit is also based in Sonoma County. We have found a valuable partner in Summit!” - Jody Sommerhauser and Cathie Cramer, Owners, North Coast Title Company (Listen to the full testimonial)

"I've been waiting for a local bank to offer mobile deposit. Summit State Bank's new mobile technology allows me to deposit anywhere, anytime, leaving me more time to focus on my business and serving my clients." - Kerry Rego, Owner, Kerry Rego Consulting (See full testimonial ad)

"Thank you for your recent generous donation of $10,533 to the 4Cs through the Summit State Bank Nonprofit Partner Program. Please extend our sincere gratitude to everybody at Summit State Bank, not only for this generous donation, but for all of our interactions with the bank. We have been extremely pleased with our Summit State Bank experience." - Melanie Dodson, Executive Director, Community Child Care Council of Sonoma County (Read full testimonial)

"Anyone who banks with Summit State Bank will receive the attention and personalized service they deserve and should expect from their bank. We feel very comfortable recommending Summit to anyone" - Jeff Bastoni and Sam Stavros, Owners, Urban Garden (Read full testimonial)

"We appreciate the superior customer service and sincerity of all members at Summit State Bank. We know that we can count on you for your guidance with our financial needs." - Andy Skikos and Susie Sousa, Andy's Produce Trucking (Read full testimonial)

"I could not ask for a better second family. I have been banking personally and also with my business at Summit State Bank for eight years. I recommend your bank to everyone.” – Richard Wagner, Owner, Tuxedo Gallery (Read full testimonial)

"Being a locally owned business myself, I was looking for a truly local Sonoma County bank. You'll see that switching banks can be painless and so beneficial to your business. They have earned their reputation as the number one bank in Sonoma County." – Mara Shepard, Owner, Mara Shepard Designer Jeweler (Read full testimonial)

“We appreciate being able to call you from near and far and know that whatever is asked your team will take care of it. Doing business with you is the best of both worlds; We have all the attention of a personal banker and all the resources of a large financial institution.” – Vicci A. Compton, Vice President, B.D.Compton Construction, Inc (Read full testimonial)

"Summit State Bank's Nonprofit Partner Program helps us maximize our fundraising efforts so we can focus on our core business. With aligned company values supporting health, family, and community, our partnership with Summit State Bank reaches far beyond the scope of fiscal responsibility." - Catrina Dierke, Executive Director, Girls on the Run Sonoma County (Read full testimonial)

“Summit State Bank was the only bank that actually dealt with us on a how can we do this, how can we succeed in making this work.” - Robert Inskeep, Yarbrough Bros. Towing (Watch the full testimonial)


"I would like to summarize my experience with Summit State Bank with one word, "Wow." The personal service is above and beyond anything I have experienced in banking." - Tracy Mattson, Chef/Owner, Cookie...take a bite! (Read full testimonial)

"Working with Summit State Bank was a shocking experience! After applying to and being turned down by other local banks in our attempt to obtain a line of credit for our business, Peggy and Kevin were able to work with us. I'm still amazed at how easy the process was." - Tim Watry, President, North Coast Concrete, Inc. (Read full testimonial)