Community Banking Articles

A Look Ahead to 2023

By Andy Ryback - Plumas Bank President and CEO December 7, 2022 Community banking

The last two decades at Plumas Bank have served up some of the most rewarding and challenging experiences of my life. It continues to be an absolute honor to lead this bank, working alongside incredible people, becoming a key part of the close-knit communities we serve, and supporting the small businesses and clients that make Plumas Bank what …

Chico Full-Service Branch Opening Early 2023

By Plumas Bank December 2, 2022 Community banking

Plumas Bank is excited to announce that we’re expanding our banking services in Chico, California. We’ve supported Chico businesses and agricultural operations since 2014 with a local loan production office. Now we’re adding a full-service community bank branch.  New Branch Planned at 900 Mangrove Avenue Close to downtown Chico along …

Relationship Banking Shines in a Recession

By Andy Ryback - Plumas Bank President and CEO May 3, 2021 Community banking

Recessions are the true tests of banking relationships. They are the moments when small businesses need an ally and a true partner more than ever before. They are make-or-break times when a strong relationship with a local bank can make the ultimate difference.   The last recession gave us insight into how different banks supported …

Tips for Business Success - Build a Relationship with Your Community Banker

By BJ North - Plumas Bank EVP and Chief Banking Officer September 28, 2020 Community banking

You’re passionate — maybe even a little bit fanatical — about the potential of your small business.  But you’re clear-headed enough to recognize that you’ll need the support of a good community bank to help you bring the full potential of your small business into reality. The creation of a supportive relationship with your banker …