Renee Hoffman

Summit State Bank Promotes Renee Hoffman to Vice President

Santa Rosa, CA – (February 12, 2015) – Summit State Bank (NASDAQ: SSBI) has promoted Renee Hoffman to Vice President and Credit Administration Manager.

"Renee’s extensive credit background and deep understanding of our Sonoma County community has been an invaluable asset to our team. She takes pride in assisting the Commercial Lending Team in delivering timely and exceptional service to our growing portfolio of lending clients gained through our $100,000,000 Small Business Lending Program," said Tom Duryea, president and CEO of Summit State Bank.

Renee joined Summit in 2014 and brings over 30 years of banking experience. Her past responsibilities include Loan Operations Manager, Branch Manager, Project and Product Development, Commercial and Construction Lending and Special Assets. Renee has been instrumental in the day-to-day operations of the Commercial Lending Group during the search for their new Chief Credit Officer, Brandy Seppi.

In her free time, Renee enjoys spending time with her husband, Gary.

Summit State Bank has total assets of $460 million and total equity of $68 million at December 31, 2014. Headquartered in Sonoma County, the Bank provides diverse financial products and services throughout Sonoma, Napa, San Francisco, and Marin Counties. Summit has been recognized as one of the Top 75 Corporate Philanthropists in the Bay Area by the San Francisco Business Times and Top Corporate Philanthropist by the North Bay Business Journal. In addition, Summit State Bank received the 2013 Rising Star Award from the California Independent Bankers, the 2012 Community Bank Award from the American Bankers Association for its nonprofit work, and has been recognized as one of the North Bay’s Best Places to Work by the North Bay Business Journal. Summit has also been consistently recognized as a high performing bank by Findley Reports. Summit State Bank’s stock is traded on the Nasdaq Global Market under the symbol SSBI. Further information can be found at

Thomas Duryea
President and CEO
Summit State Bank
PO Box 6188
Santa Rosa, CA 95406
(707) 568-4920