Banking & Finance

New leadership announced for Fresno bank

James M. FordCentral Valley Community Bank of Fresno is beginning a new generation as longtime President Daniel Doyle retires at the end of the year and hands the torch to veteran banker James Ford.

Security First Bank boosts income in '13

Fresno's Security First Bank reported 2013 net income of $327,000, or 19 cents per share — up 23 percent from 2012.

CVCB reports $8.2M in '13 net income

Central Valley Community Bancorp, parent company of Fresno's Central Valley Community Bank, reported 2013 net income of $8.25 million, or 77 cents per share — up nearly 10 percent from 2012.

United Security Bank reports strong '13

Fresno-based United Security Bancshares, parent company of United Security Bank, announced nearly $7.3 million in net income for 2013, or 49 cents per share.

Valley Commerce Bancorp grows 2013 record

Valley Commerce Bancorp increased its earnings by nearly 21 percent in the fourth quarter of 2013 compared to the same quarter a year earlier.

Premier Valley Bank reports record year

Fresno-based Premier Valley Bank announced record earnings of $6.5 million, or 51 cents per share, for 2013.

Bank of the Sierra to pay cash dividend

Sierra Bancorp, parent company of Bank of the Sierra, has announced a regular quarterly cash dividend of 8 cents per share.

Councilmembers welcome lending firm to Fresno

Fresno City Councilmembers Steve Brandau and Blong Xiong welcomed the new office of All Western Mortgage today following the company's recent merger with 1st Continental Mortgage(Starrr).

Hanford workshop targets auto loan abuses

A Hanford workshop this Saturday is aimed at low-income residents who have issues related to auto loans.

Premier Valley Bank announces cash dividend

Premier Valley Bank of Fresno announced a quarterly cash dividend of seven cents to be paid to shareholders around Jan. 10.