Seasoned professional brings extensive experience to mortgage lending team

A mortgage lending professional with 20 years’ experience has been named Mortgage Loan Officer for Heritage Oaks Bank. Greg Olivas assumes his new position after serving most recently as a mortgage processor for the bank’s mortgage division. The California native earned a mortgage sales license in 1998 and mortgage broker license in 2008. He has worked in loan processing and sales and in his new position will be responsible for helping clients acquire financing for new home purchases as well as refinancing of existing loans.

“The sweeping changes in mortgage lending regulations make it more important than ever for consumers to work with experienced and knowledgeable mortgage loan officers,” said Fred Bond, mortgage division manager and senior vice president for the bank. “Greg Olivas is skilled in both the lending process and in finding his clients the loan product that best suits their individual needs.”

“Record low lending rates continue to make this an ideal time to obtain a mortgage loan,” said Olivas. “I am proud to be a member of a team that helps people to seize the opportunity to realize home ownership dreams and make sound finnacial decisions.”

Heritage Oaks Bank and its Santa Barbara Division, Business First Bank, operate full service banking branches and loan production offices from Paso Robles through Ventura County. The Bank is a Preferred Lender by the U.S. Small Business Administration and is the largest community bank headquartered on the Central Coast.
Member Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation and Equal Housing Lender.