SACRAMENTO, CA — January 9, 2018 — River City Bank announces Amii Barnard-Bahn as newly appointed Senior Vice President, Director of Human Resources. Prior to joining the River City Bank team, Barnard-Bahn provided executive coaching, human resources, and compliance consulting services for large corporate and small business clientele as principal of Barnard-Bahn Consulting and Coaching. With more than 20 years of experience in aligning corporate culture with business strategy, she holds a Juris Doctor from Georgetown University Law Center and provides a unique combination of skills and experience related to legal obligations and activities along with corporate strategy and business goal achievement.
“As a growing business with local roots and an expanding portfolio of clients, it’s imperative for our senior leadership team to leverage a broad spectrum of experience as our stature increases in Sacramento and the Bay Area,” said Steve Fleming, President and CEO of River City Bank. “As someone who has helped shape entities from top Fortune 100 companies to smaller businesses and nonprofits, Ms. Barnard-Bahn brings a unique perspective that synthesizes key internal and external considerations.”
In her new role with River City Bank, Barnard-Bahn will be responsible for leading all key human resources functions, including leadership development and retention, employee relations, organizational design, compensation and benefits, talent acquisition, internal controls, and governance. She is a frequent speaker and published author on topics including employee engagement, reputation risk management, ethics, and management best practices.
“This is an exciting time to join River City Bank as it continues to grow in key markets,” said Barnard-Bahn. “Through my experience in diverse industries, I’ve had an opportunity to build and enhance organizational cultures that help businesses sustain exceptional growth and change. With more than 50 percent growth in three years, River City Bank is a successful, trusted family business that gives back to the community. I’m excited to find new ways of motivating our team and managing our processes to increase employee engagement and enhance organizational effectiveness.”
In addition to her juris doctor degree, Barnard-Bahn holds a Bachelor of Arts in English from Tufts University. She is also an Associate Certified Coach and Compliance & Ethics Professional. She has served on multiple non-profit boards, including her current role as a Leadership Committee Member with 2020 Women on Boards.
Recently named one of Sacramento Business Journal’s “50 Fastest Growing Companies,” River City Bank is the Sacramento region’s premier business bank with assets of $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.