HOB Promotes Neil Amarante to Commercial Lending Group Manager - 03/02/12

For Immediate Release
9:30 A.M. PT, March 2, 2012

(Paso Robles, CA) - Heritage Oaks Bank recently announced the promotion of Neil Amarante to the position of Commercial Lending Group Manager. In his newly expanded role, Neil will be responsible for managing the commercial lending group in Paso Robles and overseeing the commercial lending portfolio in the North County.

“Neil Amarante is one of our home grown talents,” says Bill Filippin, Heritage Oaks Bank Market Area President of San Luis Obispo County. “He started with the Bank in March 2005 and has worked his way up the ranks with hard work and dedication. It is always a pleasure to see individuals grow and expand their skills,” adds Filippin.

“I am so grateful for this new opportunity to manage one of the Bank’s commercial lending groups,” says, Neil Amarante, Vice President, Commercial Lending Group Manager, Heritage Oaks Bank. “It’s been an exciting journey with the Bank and I look forward to the new challenges ahead,” adds Amarante.