June 2, 2023

River City Bank Announces New Interim Chief Financial Officer

SACRAMENTO, CA — River City Bank (the Bank) announced today that Anker Christensen, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of the Bank, will step down effective July 3, 2023.

Brian Killeen, currently the Bank’s Senior Vice President and Controller, has been appointed Interim Chief Financial Officer, effective July 3, 2023. Mr. Killeen has been the Bank’s Controller for the past 16 years. Prior to joining the Bank, Mr. Killeen spent the first seven years of his career working for KPMG LLP. Mr. Killeen holds a B.S. in Business Administration, with concentrations in Accounting and Finance, from California State University, Sacramento and is a Certified Public Accountant (inactive). The Bank will engage a search firm as part of the process for selecting the Bank’s permanent Chief Financial Officer, and Mr. Killeen will be a candidate for the position.

Mr. Christensen stated, “It has been a tremendous privilege to work with my exceptional colleagues at River City Bank over the past 19 years. The work has been highly rewarding and I am personally very gratified to have played a key role in transforming the Bank to such a large extent. While I will miss my colleagues at the Bank, I am also looking forward to starting a new chapter in my career.”

“Anker has been an instrumental part of our transformation at River City Bank from a small retail-oriented bank to a high-performing boutique commercial bank,” said Steve Fleming, the Bank’s President and CEO. “On behalf of the entire River City Bank team, I would like to express my deep gratitude to Anker for all his valuable and significant contributions to the Bank and wish him all the best in his future endeavors. He will be missed.”

“We are fortunate to have an executive with Brian’s experience to serve as Interim CFO,” added Mr. Fleming. “He is intimately familiar with the Bank’s culture, along with all of the Bank’s accounting, treasury management, and financial reporting requirements. We will be conducting a search to fill the CFO position on a permanent basis and Brian will be a candidate for the role.”

About River City Bank

Named one of Sacramento Business Journal’s “50 Fastest Growing Companies” for each of the past six years, River City Bank is a leading boutique commercial bank throughout California with assets of almost $5 billion. River City Bank offers a comprehensive suite of banking services, including loans, deposits, and cash management tools to the business, consumer, and commercial real estate sectors. With tailored, concierge-like level of service, River City Bank redefines the banking experience and every touch point that surrounds it. River City Bank is the largest, independent, locally-owned and managed bank in the Sacramento region with an office in the San Francisco Bay Area and a presence in Southern California. For additional information, please visit www.rivercitybank.com or call (916) 567-2600. Member FDIC. Equal Housing Lender.

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