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American Riviera Bank Taps Paul Abramson for Executive Vice President, Chief Technology Officer Position

News item December 19, 2019 by American Riviera Bank

Abramson previously served as the lead technologist and cybersecurity architect for Montecito Bank & Trust, and before that worked for a network security solutions provider designing and implementing threat management deployments for large enterprises. He graduated from UC Santa Barbara with a…

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Lights Camera, Save!

News item December 18, 2019 by American Riviera Bank

American Riviera Bank partnered with the American Bankers Association to bring the saving program for teenagers – “Lights, Camera, Save!” – to local junior highs and high schools. The judges looked for creative and innovative videos that communicated the importance of sound money management in a wa…

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American Riviera Bank Reports Loan & Deposit Growth

News item October 25, 2019 by Michelle Martinich

The Bank reported an annualized return on average assets of 1.00% and return on average equity of 9.36%. The Bank reported unaudited net income of $1,547,000 ($0.31 per share) for the third quarter ended September 30, 2019 compared to $1,571,000 ($0.35 per share) for the same quarter last year. Sha…

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American Riviera Bank’s Michelle Martinich named CFO of the Year

News item October 1, 2019 by American Riviera Bank

The honor is fitting, given that Martinich has played a key role in American Riviera Bank’s expansion throughout the years, having been a part of the team from its beginnings in 2006. American Riviera Bank (OTC Markets: ARBV) was also featured as one of the 50-Fastest Growing Companies in the same…

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Dr. Elizabeth Cholawsky Joins American Riviera Bank Board

News item September 23, 2019 by Rechelle Ringer

In addition to the HG Insights board, Dr. Cholawsky currently serves on the board of ScreenMeet, a San Francisco-based company selling next generation customer support software, the Santa Barbara Triathlon Club and has previously been a valued member of numerous other boards. She aims to bring her…

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American Riviera Bank Names Laurel Sykes New Executive Vice President/Chief Compliance & Risk Officer

News item September 3, 2019 by American Riviera Bank

“When it came to filling such a critical role within our Bank, we knew only the best candidate would do,” said American Riviera Bank CEO Jeff DeVine, “Being local, we have known Laurel for some time. Her experience, knowledge, and enthusiasm are exactly what we need to continue the steady and succe…

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American Riviera Bank’s Tim Johnson Named One of the 40 Under 40 Business Leaders of the Tri-Counties

News item August 26, 2019 by American Riviera Bank

The special report, published on August 23rd, noted Johnson’s stellar 16-year career in the local banking industry and his commitment to family and community. The awards dinner will be held on Monday, September 23rd at the Topa Tower Club in Oxnard from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.“I am very grateful for this…

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American Riviera Bank Partners with the Arthritis Foundation

News item August 6, 2019 by American Riviera Bank

Customers visiting the branches supported the campaign by purchasing paper “bones” to benefit the Foundation. All proceeds went to the Foundation and its efforts towards a cure for arthritis. Arthritis affects more than 50 million Americans, of all ages, and is the leading cause of disability in th…

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American Riviera Bank Reports Strong Growth and Expansion

News item July 19, 2019 by Michelle Martinich

The Bank reported an annualized return on average assets of 1.07% and return on average equity of 10.06%. The Bank reported unaudited net income of $1,506,000 ($0.30 per share) for the second quarter ended June 30, 2019 compared to $1,475,000 ($0.33 per share) for the same quarter last year. Share…

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American Riviera Bank Welcomes Jen Napoli as Vice President, Regional Branch Banking Manager

News item July 10, 2019 by American Riviera Bank

“We’re thrilled Jen is joining the American Riviera Bank team. This bank is built on relationships and with the help of strong leaders, like Jen, who are involved in their community, the bank will unquestionably continue to strengthen those relationships and grow,” said American Riviera Bank CEO Je…

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