SACRAMENTO, CA – June 12, 2018 – River City Bank announces Doug Cook as the newest member of its Walnut Creek office as Senior Vice President, Business Development Officer. Cook brings more than 25 years of experience in the banking industry, including positions with First Republic Bank, Fremont Bank and Mechanics Bank. Immediately prior to joining River City Bank, Cook focused on developing client relationships and new business as a Senior Private Banker for Wells Fargo Private Bank in Walnut Creek. In his new role with River City Bank, Cook will be responsible for developing cash management and lending opportunities with real estate investors, high-net worth individuals, and mid-size businesses with borrowing needs ranging from $1 million to $25 million, or deposit relationships of $500,000 or more.
“Doug is a rock star when it comes to developing commercial banking opportunities, ” said Dan Franklin, Bay Area Commercial Banking Director. “He brings many years of valuable experience to our team, acts quickly and decisively, and his clients love working with him. These attributes coupled with River City Bank’s highly competitive pricing will bode well for the bank’s goal of expanding its market share in the Bay Area.”
Cook will present new loan opportunities to River City Bank’s senior management, including the CEO, Chief Credit Officer and Bay Area Commercial Banking Director while also serving as the point person for both new clients and internal colleagues throughout the new business onboarding process. His core product and service offerings include Commercial Real Estate (CRE) loans for both owner-occupied and investor clients, commercial and industrial (C&I) loans and lines of credit, deposit accounts, and cash management tools.
Cook earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics from the University of California, Santa Barbara, where he was also a member of the men’s water polo team. He then went on to receive a Master of Business Administration degree from Golden Gate University, San Francisco.
Named one of Sacramento Business Journal’s “50 Fastest Growing Companies,” River City Bank is the Sacramento region’s premier business bank with assets over $2.0 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, executive-level service and a Five Star “Superior” financial rating from the nation’s leading independent bank-rating firm, Bauer Financial, River City Bank redefines the banking experience and every touch point that surrounds it. River City Bank is the largest, independent, locally-owned 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.