Bank of the Sierra in Porterville, Calif., has hired Jeri Eubanks as vice president and commercial loan officer in its Visalia office.
Ms. Eubanks, who has 18 years of commercial loan experience in Southern California, was vice president and manager of Imperial Bank's business banking division. She will report to Richard Wehmueller, vice president and manger of the Visalia office.
Bank of the Sierra has also promoted Stefani D. Woods and Lynee Shahan, both of whom had been credit assistants since joining the bank, to officer rank.
Ms. Woods, hired in 1993, will be a commercial loan officer in the Exeter office and report to vice president Jerry Hawkins, its manager.
Ms. Shahan, who joined the bank in 1989, will be a personal banking officer in the Tulare office, reporting to its manager, vice president John Thomas.
Bank of the Sierra has $416 million of assets and 11 branches.