Heritage Oaks Welcomes Jeff Jenkins - 12/02/09

For Immediate Release
8:00A.M. PT, December 2nd, 2009
Mitch Massey, SVP

(San Luis Obispo, CA) - Today, it’s as important as ever for companies to build and maintain strong relationships with its current and prospective clients. Heritage Oaks Bank is pleased to announce Jeff Jenkins as the new Commercial Relationship Manager for the San Luis Obispo Downtown Branch. Jeff brings a diverse background in sales, finance, and administration to the organization.

"I'm very excited to once again be involved with a local community bank that is focused on the relationship aspect to lending, a bank that truly values its customers and employees," said Jeff Jenkins.

Prior to joining Heritage Oaks Bank, Jeff was employed for Rabobank, formerly known as Mid-State Bank & Trust, as a Commercial Loan Officer specializing in commercial real estate (income producing R.E.) and construction financing.

"Jeff Jenkins is a welcome addition to our team of seasoned relationship managers at our San Luis Obispo banking location,” says Ron Oliveira, Chief Operating Officer/Chief Credit Officer, EVP of Heritage Oaks Bank. “Jeff brings with him a strong knowledge of the local marketplace and a deep understanding of relationship banking upon which community banking at Heritage Oaks has been built upon," adds Oliveira.

Jeff is a graduate of California Banker’s Association’s Commercial Lending School and holds a real estate broker’s license, although it’s currently inactive. In addition, Jeff holds a bachelor’s of science degree in Business Administration with a concentration in Finance from California Polytechnic University in San Luis Obispo, California.

In his spare time, Jeff enjoys playing golf, bicycling, fishing, hunting, and spending quality time with his family. Originally from Newport Beach, he has been a resident of the Central Coast since 1987.