Investing In Relationships Since 1980.
Our Strong History
Our history is written by many hands, but with one vision: to help our customers and communities succeed. We are proud of our legacy of success, and just as proud that our story is still being written today.
A History of Strength - A Heart of Service
Central Valley Community Bank (the "bank"), founded in 1979, is a California State chartered bank with deposit accounts insured by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC). The Bank commenced operations on January 10, 1980, in Clovis, California, with 12 professional bankers and beginning assets of $2,000,000.
Central Valley Community Bancorp (the "Company"), was established on November 15, 2000, as the holding company for Central Valley Community Bank and is registered as a bank holding company with the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System. The common stock of the Company trades on the NASDAQ stock exchange under the symbol "CVCY."
The Bank operates full-service offices in 17 communities within the San Joaquin Valley and Greater Sacramento Region, and employs nearly 300 team members. Offices are located in Cameron Park, Clovis, Exeter, Fair Oaks, Folsom, Fresno, Kerman, Lodi, Madera, Merced, Modesto, Oakhurst, Prather, Rancho Cordova, Roseville, Stockton, and Visalia. Additionally, the Bank operates Commercial Real Estate, SBA and Agribusiness Lending Departments. Central Valley Investment Services are provided by Raymond James Financial, Inc.
With assets exceeding $1.5 billion as of December 31, 2018, Central Valley Community Bank has grown into a well-capitalized institution, with a proven track record of financial strength, security and stability. The Company's financial performance continues to receive industry acclaim and national recognition. Despite the Bank's growth, it has remained true to its original “roots” – a commitment to its core values of teamwork, respect, accountability, integrity and leadership.
Central Valley Community Bank distinguishes itself from other financial institutions through its nearly four-decade track record of strength, security, client advocacy and the values that have guided the Bank since its opening. The Bank’s unique brand of personalized service has strategically grown throughout California’s San Joaquin Valley and Greater Sacramento Region. Guided by a hands-on Board of Directors and a seasoned Executive Management Team, the Bank continues to focus on personalized service, client referrals and employee satisfaction. Central Valley Community Bank’s strong foundation, concern for its team and training opportunities at all levels has afforded the ongoing addition and retention of high-quality employees.
Always On The Leading Edge Of Security & Convenience
Central Valley Community Bank maintains state-of-the-art data processing and information systems, and offers a complete line of innovative and competitive business and personal deposit and loan products. Through FDIC insurance, customer deposits for all insurable accounts are protected up to $250,000.
For maximum convenience, personal and business services are available through Online Banking with Bill Pay, Mobile Banking, Mobile Deposit, CardValet and eStatements. Popmoney (person-to-person payments) is available for personal accounts. Businesses of all sizes benefit from custom-tailored Cash Management services through Business Online Banking. In addition, ATMs are located throughout the Banks territory, and clients are able to access ATMs nationwide for free through the MoneyPass network. BankLine provides 24-hour telephone banking and convenient banking hours are offered at the Bank's offices.
A Proud Reputation Built On Personal Relationships
Central Valley Community Bank has built a reputation for superior banking service by offering personalized “relationship banking” for businesses, professionals and individuals. Serving the business community has always been a primary focus for the Bank, which continues to expand its commercial banking team to serve even more customers.
Central Valley Community Bank’s experienced banking professionals live and work in the local community, and have a deep understanding of the marketplace. As a result, the Bank has remained an active business lender and is proud to be a Preferred SBA Lender. Central Valley Community Bank received the honor of CenCal Business Group's Lender of the Year award, as the number one SBA 504 lender in the Central Valley for 2018.
At Central Valley Community Bank, you will find the secure lending power of a big bank plus the stable values and relationships of a community bank. From small manufacturers to large agribusiness organizations, healthcare companies to service industries and everything in between, Central Valley Community Bank is always ready to leverage its strength, experience and commitment to help businesses thrive – even in the toughest economic times – by offering tailored lending products.
Central Valley Community Bank is dedicated to providing outstanding value to customers by increasing and enhancing its products and services, while emphasizing needs-based consulting within the branch environment. Serving both new and long-time customers continues to be an important factor in the Bank’s growth, as demonstrated in ongoing customer referrals. Dependable values and security are important to banking customers, and the Bank is well-positioned to provide them with an ongoing emphasis on privacy, safety and convenience.
Supporting Our Communities In So Many Ways
Focused on investing in the communities it serves, the Bank annually supports a wide variety of organizations with financial donations and the talents and energy of its people. Additionally, Bank management serves in leadership positions for civic and philanthropic organizations, as well as industry groups at the state and national levels. Providing leadership-by-example sets the pace for the entire team who are committed to improving and strengthening the quality of life in the communities where they live, work and raise their families. This is evidenced by The Business Journal's "Best of Central Valley Business Awards" where the Bank was honored for the fifth consecutive year as "Best Business Bank" and was first runner-up in the "Best Company to Work For" category in the four-county Central Valley.
A Firm Foundation For Building A Strong Future
Thanks to the vision of the Company's leadership, as well as its Board of Directors, the Bank has grown steadily and sensibly for nearly four decades, keeping pace with the needs of its customers and the communities it serves, all while retaining the local values that formed the Bank's firm foundation.