Executive Vice President and COO
Linda Bertauche is responsible for loan operations, branch administration, regulatory compliance and risk management. After joining Summit State Bank in 2005 as Compliance Officer and Vice President, she was later promoted to Senior Vice President. Previously, she spent 19 years at National Bank of the Redwoods, ultimately assuming the role of Senior Vice President of Operations. Ms. Bertauche has also held management positions at Sonoma National Bank and Bank of Marin / Westamerica Bank. In addition, Ms. Bertauche is a graduate of the Pacific Coast Banking School at the University of Washington in Seattle.
Ms. Bertauche is a former Board of Director for the Healthcare Foundation of Northern Sonoma County and participates in Healdsburg Chamber of Commerce functions. She has also served on the county-wide Business Crime Prevention Task Force in 2009 and participates in the annual Healdsburg Future Farmers of America Parade.