Richmond-based Mechanics Banks board of directors has appointed Christa Steele as the new president and CEO.
The independent community bank has offices throughout the Bay Area and in Sacramento, Roseville, El Dorado Hills and Yuba City.
For the past 11 years Steele has been with Farmers & Merchants Bancorp, a Northern California community banking company. She worked as an executive vice president overseeing wholesale banking.
Mechanics Bank has a long-standing reputation for excellence. We will continue to be a true relationship bank and the best alternative to the big banks in Northern California, Steele said.
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