Sacramento-based Golden Pacific Bancorp has announced the appointment of banking industry veteran Virginia Varela as CEO of the bank holding company and its subsidiary, Golden Pacific Bank, as well as a member of the board of directors for both entities.
Varela has more than 25 years of experience in the banking industry. She previously has served as CEO and president of Bank of Rio Vista, president of San Luis Trust Bank and, most recently, chief operating officer of Bank of the Orient. She is a member of the California Bankers Association board and is active in the Western Independent Bankers Association and Independent Community Bankers Association.
Golden Pacific Bancorp and its affiliated institutions operate five branches in Sacramento, Yuba and Sutter counties under the Golden Pacific Bank and Gold Country Bank brands.
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