Marjorie Peterson and Charlene Richman

Summit State Bank Promotes Marjorie Peterson and Charlene Richman to Assistant Vice President

Santa Rosa, CA – (November 3, 2015) - Summit State Bank (NASDAQ: SSBI) has promoted Marjorie Peterson and Charlene Richman to Assistant Vice President. Peterson is the Senior Branch Operations Manager at the Bicentennial location in Santa Rosa and Richman is the Senior Branch Operations Manager in Petaluma.

“Marjorie Peterson and Charlene Richman are dedicated leaders at Summit State Bank and in our Sonoma County community. They both exemplify The Summit Way Service Standards by their proven ability to establish and build quality and significant relationships with our customers and our community,” said Thomas Duryea, President and CEO of Summit State Bank.

Marjorie has been with Summit State Bank for 11 years. In addition to managing Operations at the Bicentennial Branch, she manages the Bank’s Utility Staff. She holds an Associate of Arts in Social and Behavioral Science and is working to complete her Bachelor of Arts degree in Sociology. Peterson also volunteers for Rebuilding Together Petaluma and Rohnert Park, the Sonoma County Hot Air Balloon Classic, Crossing the Jordan events, and supports annual fundraisers for Rotary and the Alzheimer’s Association.

Charlene has been with Summit State Bank for nine years and in the banking industry for 13 years. She is responsible for training the branches for the Bank, in addition to managing Operations at the Petaluma Branch. Richman volunteers for Petaluma Ecumenical Properties, Rebuilding Together Petaluma and Rohnert Park, Petaluma Animal Services Foundation and the Petaluma Chamber of Commerce.

 

About Summit State Bank

Summit State Bank, a community bank, has total assets of $506 million and total equity of $57 million at September 30, 2015. Headquartered in Sonoma County, the Bank specializes in providing exceptional customer service and customized financial solutions to aid in the success of local small businesses and nonprofits throughout Sonoma, Napa, San Francisco, and Marin Counties.

Summit State Bank’s workforce resembles the diverse community it serves. Balanced with ethnicity, race and gender, 80 percent of the workforce are female with 83 percent of management positions held by females. 50 percent of the Executive Management Team is also female. Through the inclusion and engagement of its workforce, Summit State Bank has been rewarded for its accomplishments by receiving many prestigious and industry awards.


Contact:
Thomas Duryea
President and CEO
Summit State Bank
PO Box 6188
Santa Rosa, CA 95406
(707) 568-4920
tduryea@summitstatebank.com

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