Heritage Oaks Bank is pleased to announce Liz Summer has joined the Bank as a Vice President and Senior Client Relationship Manager. Summer’s responsibilities include handling relationships with existing bank customers in San Luis Obispo and Arroyo Grande as well as bringing new clients to the Bank.

“We are so excited that Liz  has joined Heritage Oaks Bank,” says Joanne Funari, Market President. “She  is  an amazing, caring, professional and respected member of the San Luis Obispo community. She is very active in all aspects of the non-profit arena. Liz  is a great addition to our team and will be instrumental in expanding our footprint in the San Luis Obispo area.”

“Heritage Oaks Bank is known for delivering a high level of customer service. Their commitment to their clients aligns with my expectations of what customers should expect from their bank and the service they should receive.” says  Summer.

Summer comes to Heritage Oaks Bank with broad knowledge and experience in  client relations and business development in banking and financial services. She also has professional experiences to draw from in the field of journalism and communications.

Having relocated to San Luis Obispo with her husband and three children in the mid 1990’s, Summer is a  longtime member of many civic and charitable organizations in and around the  County. She  is a past President of and currently serves on the San Luis Obispo Symphony Board of Directors, a member of the San Luis Obispo County Community Foundation Development Committee and  San Luis Obispo Rotary Daybreak.  In addition, Summer is a founder of the San Luis Obispo County Community Foundation Women’s Legacy Fund, is a past President of the San Luis Obispo County Planned Giving Council and  past President of the San Luis Obispo High School Gridiron Club.

As a new member of our team, Liz Summer is a valuable asset to Heritage Oaks Bank and its clients.

“Expect More” Dedication

Celebrating twenty-nine years of dedicated service, Heritage Oaks Bancorp (NASDAQ: HEOP), is the holding company for Heritage Oaks Bank which operates as Heritage Oaks Bank and Business First, a division of Heritage Oaks Bank. Heritage Oaks Bank has its headquarters plus one additional branch in Paso Robles, two branch offices in San Luis Obispo, single branch offices in Cambria, Arroyo Grande, Atascadero, Templeton and Morro Bay and three branch offices in Santa Maria. Heritage Oaks Bank conducts commercial banking business in San Luis Obispo County and Northern Santa Barbara County. The Business First division has two branch offices in Santa Barbara. Expect More and learn more by visiting www.heritageoaksbank.com.

“Expect More” Value

Our “‘Expect More” commitment is to serve the best interest of our customers and employees with a genuine personal connection. This daily commitment has established Heritage Oaks Bank and Business First Bank, a division of Heritage Oaks Bank, as the largest publicly owned and operated community banking organization on the Central Coast.

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