Our Strong History
Central Valley Community Bancorp (the “Company”) was established on November 15, 2000, as the holding company for Central Valley Community Bank (the "Bank") and is registered as a bank holding company with the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System. The Company currently conducts no operations other than through its ownership of the Bank. The common stock of the Company trades on the NASDAQ stock exchange under the symbol CVCY.
A Strong History of Steady Growth
Central Valley Community Bank, founded in 1979 as Clovis Community Bank, is a California State chartered bank with deposit accounts insured by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC). The Bank commenced operations on January 10, 1980, in Clovis, California, with 12 professional bankers and beginning assets of $2,000,000. The Bank now operates 21 full-service offices in 14 communities, within seven San Joaquin Valley counties and employs nearly 300 team members. Offices are located in Clovis, Exeter, Fresno, Kerman, Lodi, Madera, Merced, Modesto, Oakhurst, Prather, Sacramento, Stockton, Tracy and Visalia. Additionally, the Bank operates Commercial Real Estate, SBA and Agribusiness Lending Departments. Investment services are provided by Investment Centers of America. With assets exceeding $1.2 billion as of September 30, 2015, Central Valley Community Bank has grown into a well-capitalized institution, with a proven track record of financial strength, security and stability. Yet despite the Bank’s growth, it has remained true to its original “roots” – a commitment to its core values of integrity, trustworthiness, caring, loyalty, leadership and teamwork.
Central Valley Community Bank distinguishes itself from other financial institutions through its 35-year track record of strength, security, client advocacy and the values that have guided the Bank since its opening. The Bank’s unique brand of personalized service has strategically grown throughout California’s San Joaquin Valley. Guided by a hands-on Board of Directors and a seasoned Executive Management Team, the Bank continues to focus on personalized service and customer and employee satisfaction. Central Valley Community Bank’s strong foundation and concern for its team has afforded the ongoing addition and retention of high-quality employees.
Unparalleled Innovation, Unmatched Protection & Unbeatable Convenience
Central Valley Community Bank maintains state-of-the-art data processing and information systems, and offers a complete line of innovative and competitive business and personal deposit and loan products. Through FDIC insurance, customer deposits for all insurable accounts are protected up to $250,000.
For maximum convenience, personal services are available including Personal Online Banking, Bill Pay, Mobile Banking, Popmoney (person-to-person payments) and eStatements, in addition to services for businesses of all sizes including Business Online Banking, Bill Pay, Mobile Banking, eStatements and custom-tailored Cash Management services. In addition, ATMs are located at most offices, BankLine provides 24-hour telephone banking, and extended days and banking hours are offered at select offices.
Success Built On "Relationship Banking"
Central Valley Community Bank has built a reputation for superior banking service by offering personalized “relationship banking” for businesses, professionals and individuals. Serving the business community has always been a primary focus for the Bank, which continues to expand its commercial banking team to serve even more customers. Central Valley Community Bank’s experienced banking professionals live and work in the local community, and have a deep understanding of the marketplace. As a result, the Bank has remained an active business lender and is proud to be a Preferred SBA Lender and ranked number one SBA 504 Lender for Fresno, Kings and Madera counties for nine of the past 15 years. At Central Valley Community Bank you will find the secure lending power of a big bank plus the stable values and relationships of a community bank. From small to large; agribusiness to manufacturing; healthcare to service industries; and everything in between - Central Valley Community Bank is always ready to leverage its strength, experience and commitment to help businesses thrive, even in the toughest economic times by offering tailored lending products.
Central Valley Community Bank is dedicated to providing outstanding value to customers by increasing and enhancing its products and services, while emphasizing needs-based consulting within the branch environment. Serving both new and long-time customers continues to be an important factor in the Bank’s growth, as demonstrated in ongoing customer referrals. Dependable values and security are important to banking customers, and the Bank is well-positioned to provide them, with an ongoing emphasis on privacy, safety and convenience.
When A Bank's Core Values Reflect Its Community - Special Things Happen
Focused on investing in the communities it serves - annually the Bank provides financial support and dedicates the talents and energy of its people to a wide variety of organizations, with management serving in leadership positions for civic and philanthropic organizations in addition to industry groups at the state and national levels. Providing leadership-by-example sets the pace for the entire team who are committed to improving and strengthening the quality of life in the communities where they live, work and raise their families. This is evidenced by The Business Journal's Best of Central Valley Business Readers Choice Awards where the Bank was honored as "Best Business Bank" and a finalist in "Best Company to Work For" in the four-county Central Valley.
A Proud Past, A Promising Future
Thanks to the vision of Central Valley Community Bancorp, as well as the leadership of its Board of Directors, the Bank has grown steadily and sensibly over the past three decades, keeping pace with the needs of its customers and the communities it serves, all while retaining the local leadership and values that formed the Bank’s firm foundation.
Central Valley Community Bank - Investing in Relationships.
Investing In So Many Ways
At Central Valley Community Bank, we know the value of investing, and not just in the financial sense. In ways large and small, we’re deeply invested in the communities we call home. From business owners to community leaders, local philanthropies to worthy projects, wherever good ideas need help to take root, we’ll be there. Whatever it takes to make the Central Valley a better place to live, work and raise families. That was a forward-thinking philosophy when we were founded in 1980. And now, 35 years later, our commitment is stronger than ever.
We are happy to review any written requests from 501 C3 nonprofit organizations in the markets that we serve. We attempt to give to organizations that can help meet the greatest needs in our community each year. Central Valley Community Bank prefers to give contributions to operating and project requests, and less to capital campaigns.
Central Valley Community Bank
7100 Financial Drive, Suite 101
Fresno, CA 93720
(559) 323-3310 FAX
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