Santa Barbara Bank & Trust (SBB&T) is pleased to  announce the appointment of Barbara Luis as a Senior Relationship Manager in the Santa Maria branch at 335 East Betteravia Road. A 30-year banking veteran, Ms. Luis has worked closely with her clients to develop strategies that meet their fnancial needs and goals. Prior to joining SBB&T, she was a Wealth Management Banker with Merrill Lynch/Bank of America in San Luis Obispo. Ms. Luis is a Notary Public and also holds the NASD Series 7 and Series 63 Securities Licenses.

“Barbara has a broad array of knowledge in fnancial products and services. She combines a high level of banking experience and expertise with the personal service that our clients fnd so valuable and we are very pleased to have her join our staff in Santa Maria,” said Chris DeVries, Senior Vice President and Community Bank Regional Manager.

Ms. Luis and her family are long-time residents of the Central Coast. She was born and raised in Los Alamos and currently resides in Nipomo with her three daughters. Ms. Luis is active in local community activities and in her spare time enjoys gardening and cooking. She is a graduate of Allan Hancock College in Santa Maria.

About Santa Barbara Bank & Trust
Santa Barbara Bank & Trust, with 47 branches on the Central Coast, is a nationally chartered regional bank that provides Commercial Banking, Wealth Management and Community Banking products and services. The Bank’s website is at