Community Bank in Pasadena, Calif., has promoted from within to fill the positions of president and chief banking officer.

The $3.6 billion-asset bank appointed Alan Buckle to the two positions on April 1, according to a news release. He previously held the title of director of business banking.

As president and chief banking officer, Buckle will consolidate the bank's sales functions and oversee real estate lending and Small Business Administration lending. He will also retain his current duties, including oversight of the bank's C.H. Cook private banking group.

Buckle joined Community Bank in 2009 as business center manager for its Burbank, Calif., location. Prior to joining Community Bank, Buckle was managing director of asset management at Alliance Bank in Culver City, Calif.

Community Bank did not identify in its news release who last held the positions of president and chief banking officer. The bank did not respond to requests for comment.

Community Bank has 17 offices in Southern California, including Los Angeles and Orange County.

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