South Valley Bank & Trust Promotes Joann Burns To Branch Manager In Klamath Falls
Klamath Falls, OR – July 31, 2006 – South Valley Bank & Trust announces the appointment of Joann Burns as Manager of the Sixth Street Branch in Klamath Falls. She will be responsible for business development, customer service delivery and leadership of the branch team.
Burns has over two decades of experience with South Valley. Prior to her promotion she was a Senior Personal Banker.
"South Valley Bank & Trust has been the perfect place for me to grow in the banking business. I have lived in the community for most of my life and it is my pleasure to assist my friends, neighbors, and members of the community with banking solutions. I am delighted to be a part of a great group of bankers that sincerely believe in supporting our community," said Burns.
According to Bill Castle, President & CEO, "We are very pleased to promote Ms. Burns to management. At South Valley, we look first to promote from within based on their demonstrated work ethic and contributions to their local communities. We believe that these key criteria are strong factors in helping us to build an effective, responsive and productive family of employees. Joann is committed to putting the customers business first. She will be instrumental in helping South Valley achieve its key initiative of growing our banking relationships in Klamath Falls."
Joann is the finance chairperson for the local YMCA. She and her husband Allen have two daughters.
South Valley Bank & Trust
Headquartered in Klamath Falls, Oregon, South Valley Bank & Trust was founded in 1976 by local business leaders who wanted to provide community-oriented financial services to businesses and their workers and families. The privately owned financial institution, a subsidiary of South Valley Bancorp, Inc., currently posts assets of approximately $520 million. South Valley Bank & Trust maintains its hometown banking tradition providing local management and decision-making at 12 branches in Klamath Falls, Lakeview, Gilchrist, La Pine, Medford, Bend, Redmond and White City. The bank that puts Your Business First delivers a broad range of business and personal banking products and services as well as trust, estate and retirement services. Through a subsidiary, South Valley Wealth Management, the bank also offers investment services for individual, corporate and non-profit clients. For more information about South Valley Bank & Trust, visit http://www.southvalleybank.com/.