Mission Community Bank announced that Holly Ford has joined the bank as Senior Vice President and Chief Risk Officer.  In this position, Ms. Ford will be responsible for the bank’s enterprise-wide risk management program.

“Holly’s far-reaching risk management and compliance experience will serve us well as Mission Community Bank grows in size and expands along the Central Coast,” said Tom Dobyns, Mission Community Bank CEO.  “She is a very welcome addition to our senior management team.”

Prior to joining Mission Community Bank, Ms. Ford was Senior Vice President and Audit/Compliance Manager at Bank of Marin in northern California, where she worked for almost 17 years.  Overall, her banking career spans over 30 years, including experience in consumer and commercial loan operations, mortgage service, and branch operations.  She holds compliance and anti-money laundering banking certifications, and has been active in the American Bankers Association and California Bankers Association.

About Mission Community Bank

Mission Community Bank is a locally operated community bank which first opened its doors in 1997. There are full-service Mission Community Bank offices in San Luis Obispo, Atascadero, Santa Maria, Paso Robles and Arroyo Grande, and a loan production office in Oxnard. The bank’s administrative headquarters and Small Business Banking Center are located in San Luis Obispo at 3380 South Higuera Street.  For more information, visit www.MissionCommunityBank.com.