People: Sonoma Valley Bancorp (SBNK.PK)

SBNK.PK on OTC Markets Group

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Robert Nicholas

69 2008 Chairman of the Board

Sean Cutting

43 2009 Chief Executive Officer; President, Chief Executive Officer, Chief Administrative Officer and Chief Lending Officer of the Bank

Mel Switzer

66 2006 Vice Chairman of the Board

Mary Smith

61 2008 EVP, CFO, Assistant Corporate Secretary of the Company and the Bank

Cathleen Gorham

44 2008 Executive Vice President, Chief Operating Officer and Branch Administrator of the Bank

Suzanne Brangham

68 2001 Secretary, Director

Dale Downing

69 2000 Director

Robert Hitchcock

67 2000 Director

Valerie Pistole

61 2007 Director

Biographies

Name Description

Robert Nicholas

Mr. Robert J. Nicholas has served as Chairman of the Board of Directors of Sonoma Valley Bancorp. He has been the Chairman of the Board of Sonoma Valley Bancorp (the “Company”) since its formation in November 2000 and Director of the Bank since its formation in 1988. Mr. Nicholas retired in 1992 as Chairman of the Board of Directors of Nicholas Turkey Breeding Farms, a position he held since 1982. Nicholas Turkey Farms was the primary breeder of turkeys in the world. The farm produced sales to 21 countries and employed 400 employees worldwide. Mr. Nicholas was President of the World Turkey Federation and a member of the Agricultural Policy Advisory Committee of the University of California. Mr. Nicholas received as B.S. degree in Agricultural Economics in 1964 from the University of California Davis and a Juris Doctorate from the University of California, Berkeley School of law in 1967. He passed the California Bar in 1967. Mr. Nicholas has attended at least one continuing banking education program per year since 1995.

Sean Cutting

Mr. Sean Cutting has served as Chief Executive Officer of Sonoma Valley Bancorp and Chief Executive Officer of Sonoma Valley Bank as February, 2009; President, Chief Administrative Officer and Chief Lending Officer of the Bank since January 2008 and Executive Vice President, Chief Lending Officer of the Bank since June 2006; Senior Vice President and Chief Lending Officer of the Bank since August 2003; Vice President and Loan Group Manager of the Bank since April 2003; Vice President and Commercial Loan Officer of the Bank since June 2002.

Mel Switzer

Mr. Mel Switzer, Jr. has served as Vice Chairman of Sonoma Valley Bancorp since June 2006 and a Director since the Company’s formation in November 2000. Mr. Switzer was President and Chief Executive Officer of the Bank from 1990 until 2009 and Chairman of the Board of the Bank since 2008. He has been a Director of the Bank since 1990 and Chairman of the Board of the Bank since 2008. Mr. Switzer received his B.S in Business administration from the University of Idaho in 1967 and graduated from the Graduate School of Banking at Colorado in 1974. Mr. Switzer began his career as a National Bank Examiner in 1968 for the Comptroller of the Currency in Portland, Oregon. In 1973, he was the Vice President Commercial Loans for Twin Falls Bank and Trust Company. Mr. Switzer has experience and knowledge of the banking industry and was previously President and CEO of County Bank and Trust Company in Santa Cruz, California. Mr. Switzer retired as President and CEO of the Bank in February 2009.

Mary Smith

Ms. Mary Dieter Smith has served as Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Assistant Corporate Secretary of Sonoma Valley Bancorp and Bank since February, 2008. She has been Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Assistant Corporate Secretary of the Company since November 2000, Executive Vice President, Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer and Assistant Corporate Secretary of the Bank since June 1997; Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Asst. Corporate Secretary of the Bank since January 1993; Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Assistant Corporate Secretary of the Bank from June 1988 to January 1993.

Cathleen Gorham

Ms. Cathleen Gorham has served as Executive Vice President, Chief Operating Officer and Branch Administrator of the Bank since February 2008. She has been Senior Vice President and Branch Administrator of the Bank since July 2005; Vice President and Bank Operations since May 2001; Operations Officer since 1992.

Suzanne Brangham

Ms. Suzanne Brangham is Secretary and Director of Sonoma Valley Bancorp. She has been Secretary since 2001 and Director of the Company since its formation in November 2000. She has been Director of the Bank since March 1995. Ms. Brangham is an author, developer, restaurateur and hotelier. She is presently the LLC Manager of MacArthur Place which she developed in 1998. MacArthur Place is a luxury hotel and spa in Sonoma. Ms. Brangham was instrumental in the formation of the Sonoma Plaza Foundation, the Sonoma Valley Museum of Art, Sonoma Jazz+, and has been a Director with many non-profit organizations in the Valley.

Dale Downing

Mr. Dale T. Downing has served as Director of Sonoma Valley Bancorp since its formation in November 2000. Mr. Downing has been Director of the Bank since its formation in 1988. In 1968 Mr. Downing formed a partnership with his brother-in law to establish Shones Country Store in Glen Ellen. In 1978 Mr. Downing sold his share of Shones and established Downings Market in El Verano. Mr. Downing and his brother-in-law again partnered in 1985 to purchase Sonoma Market in Sonoma. He is currently the proprietor of Sonoma Market, Inc. and Glen Ellen Village Market, Inc., formerly Shone's Country Store, Inc.

Robert Hitchcock

Robert B. Hitchcock has served as Director of Sonoma Valley Bancorp since its formation in November 2000. Mr. Hitchcock has been Director of the Bank since its formation in 1988 and was Chairman of the Board of the Bank from 1988-1995. He retired in 1992 as President of Nicholas Turkey Breeding Farms, a position he held since 1982. Mr. Hitchcock has an M.B.A. from Armstrong College and a B.A. in History from the University of California, Davis. He has been Director of the Poultry and Egg Institute of America, President of the Sonoma Valley United Way and was on the Executive Committee and Board of Trustees of Meals for Millions-Freedom From Hunger Foundation.

Valerie Pistole

Mrs. Valerie Pistole is Director of Sonoma Valley Bancorp since August 2007 and Director of the Bank since October 2006. She was certified in 2009 by the California Independent Bankers Association. Mrs. Pistole is an attorney licensed in the State of California and holds a Masters Degree in Taxation. She currently practices business and estate planning law for individuals and businesses in her Sonoma firm of Walter and Pistole. She was an associate professor in the Management Studies Department at Sonoma State University from 1975-78. Her community activities include being an officer of Impact100 Sonoma, President-Elect for the Rotary Club of Sonoma Valley for 2010-11 and legal counsel to numerous nonprofit groups.

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

Robert Nicholas

--

Sean Cutting

261,839

Mel Switzer

219,321

Mary Smith

193,112

Cathleen Gorham

198,957

Suzanne Brangham

--

Dale Downing

--

Robert Hitchcock

--

Valerie Pistole

--
As Of 30 Dec 2009

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