Bank of Marin Bancorp (NASDAQ: BMRC) has named its 2012 Advisory Board members, including prominent North Bay business owners, community leaders and Bank customers.
The 49 advisors from Southern, Central and Northern Marin, Petaluma and Sonoma, will meet quarterly to provide local insight into the Marin and Sonoma markets where the Bank operates.
Advisors are selected for their specific knowledge of the local business and philanthropic community in the North Bay. Bank of Marin has engaged advisors in this role for nine years and has benefitted from their understanding of each market.
“As a leading community bank, it is critical that we understand the needs, issues and nuances of the markets where we do business, particularly as we have expanded our footprint in the North Bay,” said Russell A. Colombo, President and CEO Bank of Marin.
“We engage advisory team members to ensure we are meeting the needs of our current and future customers and we give back to each community where it is needed most.”
The Bank of Marin 2012 Board of Advisors includes the following North Bay leaders:
Patty Bennett, Previous Owner, California Land Title
Clark Blasdell, Northbay Family Homes
Debra Delaney, CCI
Jerry Ghirardo, Ghirardo CPA
James Grossi, CSW/Stuber-Stroeh
Dean Moser, HCA Management
Leslie Murphy, W. Bradley Electric, Inc.
Scott Sullivan, SoundVision
Daryl Weinroth, Law Offices of Daryl Weinroth
John Williams, Sperry Van Ness Real Estate Advisors
Jim Allen, Belvedere Land Company
Mike Flaherty, Flaherty and Partners
David Gilmour, Paradise Foods
Thomas J. Lahey, Plant Brothers Corporation
Paul Lofholm, Ross Valley Pharmacy and Golden Gate Pharmacy
Larry Mindel, Poggio Trattoria
Andrea Schultz, Greenbrae Management Inc.
Dick Spotswood, Politics and Government Columnist
Brad Silen, Quality Process
Greg Stern, Butler, Shine, Stern & Partners (BSSP)
Laura Bertolli, Bertolli’s Auto Body
Jeff Brusati, T & B Sports
Ronald Clausen, Clausen Law Group
Jack Diego, Diego Bros.
Stephen Easley, Cassidy Turley/BT Commercial
Holt Greene, Greene Building Company and Robert H Greene Real Estate
Thomas J. Holden, Holden & Company LLP
Heidi Kuhn, Roots of Peace
Melissa Prandi, MPM, PRANDI Property Management, Inc. and PropertyADVANTAGE
Cecilia Zamora, Latino Council of Marin
Ron Blanquie, Insurance Consulting Associates, Inc.
Karl Bundesen, Century 21 Bundesen
William Fishman, Attorney-at-Law
Belinda Guadarrama, GC Micro Corporation
Elece Hempel, Petaluma People Services Center
Ken Mazzetta, Mazzetta Dairy
Anthy O’Brien, Top Speed Data Communications
Lyle Smith, Martin Ranch Supply
Clark Thompson, Clark Thompson Insurance
Abbie Walther, Moose Boats, Inc.
J.T. Wick, Berg Holdings
Paul Giusto, Highway 12 Vineyard and Winery
Jeffrey Walter, Walter & Pistole
William Isetta, Orbis Payment Services
W. Robert Griswold Jr., Retired Bank President & CEO
August Sebastiani, The Other Guys
T. Patrick Smith, Real Estate investor
Alexandra Griswold, Retired Bank Executive
Ken Brown, Mornings in Sonoma
About Bank of Marin Bancorp
Bank of Marin, as the sole subsidiary of Bank of Marin Bancorp, is the premier community and business bank in Marin County with 17 offices in Marin, San Francisco, Napa and Sonoma counties.
Bank of Marin offers business and personal banking, private banking and wealth management services, with a strong focus on supporting local businesses in the community.
Incorporated in 1989, Bank of Marin has received the highest five star rating from Bauer Financial for more than twelve years (www.bauerfinancial.com) and has been recognized for several years as one of the "Best Places to Work in the Bay Area" and one of the "Top Corporate Philanthropists" by the San Francisco Business Times.
With assets of $1.4 billion, Bank of Marin Bancorp is included in the Russell 2000 Small-Cap Index and has been recognized as a Top 200 Community Bank for the past five years by US Banker Magazine.