04/02/2019 | Press release | Archived content
QUINCY, Calif., April 02, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Plumas Bank, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Plumas Bancorp (NASDAQ:PLBC), recently announced that Michael Hix has joined the bank as senior vice president, commercial loan officer for Reno, Nevada and the Truckee/Lake Tahoe region. Hix brings over 35 years of banking experience and will be responsible for generating loans and managing relationships for business clients throughout the area. For the last 18 years, Hix served as senior vice president, professional and executive banking manager at First Independent Bank, a division of Western Alliance Bank, Reno Nevada. Prior to that, he worked at Colonial Bank and Pioneer Citizens Bank, both in Reno, Nevada.
Director, President and Chief Executive Officer, Andrew J. Ryback, commented, 'Mike is a seasoned lending professional with over three decades of experience that will directly benefit our clients. We welcome Mike to our team and are confident his efforts will help grow and expand the Bank.'
BJ North, executive vice president and chief banking officer, added, 'Mike epitomizes everything we look for when it comes to community banking: deep personal and professional roots in the region he covers, the ability to deliver an exceptional client experience in all interactions and a strong commitment to both winning new business as well as taking care of existing clients. For these reasons and many more, I am confident he will be a great asset to our Plumas Bank team.'
In addition to his vast experience in the commercial banking industry, Hix also brings to Plumas Bank very strong ties to the community. He is civically active as: Board Treasurer for the Reno Sparks Chamber of Commerce; Board Secretary, past President, and past Assistant District Governor of the Rotary Club of Sparks; Board member of the University of Nevada's (UNR) Alumni Association; Advisory Board Member of UNR's Small Business Development Center; and Board Member and past Chairman of the Board of the Secret Witness Program.
A Nevada native, Hix graduated from the University of Nevada, Reno earning a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration and Finance. He is also a 1996 graduate of the Pacific Coast Banking School. Hix enjoys playing golf and softball.
About Plumas Bank
Founded in 1980, Plumas Bank is a locally owned and managed full-service community bank headquartered in Northeastern California. The Bank operates thirteen branches: eleven located in the California counties of Placer, Nevada, Plumas, Lassen, Modoc and Shasta and two branches in Nevada in the counties of Washoe and Carson City. The Bank also operates four loan production offices: three located in the California Counties of Placer, Butte, and Tehama, and one located in the Oregon County of Klamath. Plumas Bank offers a wide range of financial and investment services to consumers and businesses and has received nationwide Preferred Lender status with the United States Small Business Administration. For more information, please visit our website at www.plumasbank.com.
Contact: Elizabeth Kuipers Vice President, Marketing Manager & Investor Relations Officer Plumas Bank 35 S. Lindan Ave. Quincy, CA 95971 Ph: 530.283.7305 x8912 Fax: 530.283.9665 [email protected]Source: Plumas Bancorp