Pinnacle Bank names executive vice chairman
Ms. Black brings extensive community banking experience to her position as president and chief executive officer as she was the former president of the Community Banking Group of Greater Bay Bancorp, in Palo Alto, former president and chief executive officer of Mid-Peninsula Bank and an officer of the Greater Bay Bancorp Foundation.
Ms. Black is a director and treasurer of the Gilroy Economic Development Corporation, a director and treasurer of the Hartnell College Foundation and is a director of CASA of Monterey County.
Also from February 1, 2017, the Bank's Executive Vice President and Chief Banking Officer, Jeffrey D. Payne, will be appointed President and Chief Executive Officer, assuming responsibility for the daily management of the Bank, in addition to joining the board of directors.
Mr. Payne joined Pinnacle Bank in 2009 and has been Executive Vice President and Chief Banking Officer since 2010.
Mr. Payne began his banking career in 1978 and held positions at County Bank of Santa Cruz, Pacific Western Bank and Comerica before joining Pinnacle Bank. ■