Plumas Bank kicks off Community Banking Month
Plumas Bank, along with the Independent Community Bankers of America (ICBA), is celebrating Community Banking Month.
“Community banks help local families achieve financial stability and they also drive small business lending — keeping the communities that we serve economically healthy and vibrant,” commented Andrew J. Ryback, Plumas Bank president and chief executive officer.
“Community banks build economically sustainable communities by lending locally.”
Andy Ryback, President, Plumas Bank
“By banking with a community bank, you play a role in the financial success of your neighbors and of local businesses. When you keep your checking or savings account with a local bank, that bank uses those funds to loan to local business owners. Big banks, in contrast, are not tied to the places where they operate and they often use a community’s deposits to make investments in other regions or on Wall Street,” he added.
“At a community bank, loan approvals and other key decisions are made locally by people who live in the community, have face-to-face