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Nemmers Named As New Oak Valley Ag Loan Officer


Oak Valley Community Bank, a wholly owned subsidiary of Oak Valley Bancorp (NASDAQ: OVLY), announced that Jim Nemmers has joined the Bank as Senior Vice President, Agricultural Loans. He will be based out of the 12th and I branch in downtown Modesto.

Nemmers has over 30 years of commercial and agricultural lending experience. He has held a variety of management and agricultural lending roles. Nemmers earned a Bachelor of Science degree with an emphasis in Agriculture, from South Dakota State University and an MBA from California State University, Stanislaus. He is a former director of the Ag Lending Society of California. His interests consist of antique farm equipment, historical novels, and politics. Nemmers currently resides in Atwater with his wife Kristin and two children.

“We are excited to have Jim join the Oak Valley team. He brings a broad range of agricultural expertise and an excellent reputation to Oak Valley. His knowledge and background in commercial and agricultural lending will help expand our agricultural lending efforts in the Central Valley,” stated Dave Harvey, EVP Commercial Banking Group.

Oak Valley Bancorp operates Oak Valley Community Bank and Eastern Sierra Community Bank, through which it offers a variety of loan and deposit products to individuals and small businesses. They currently operate through 16 branches: Oakdale, Turlock, Stockton, Patterson, Ripon, Escalon, Manteca, Tracy, two branches in Sonora, three branches in Modesto, and three branches in their Eastern Sierra Division, which includes Bridgeport, Mammoth Lakes and Bishop.

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