Bank of Marin Bancorp Announces Appointment of Steven I. Barlow to Board of Directors
Novato, CA – November 28, 2017 – The Board of Directors of Bank of Marin Bancorp (NASDAQ: BMRC), parent company of Bank of Marin, (collectively, the “Company”), has announced the appointment of Steven Barlow to its Board of Directors, effective November 21, 2017. Mr. Barlow is the former Chief Operating Officer of Mechanics Bank, where he served in various roles from 1992 until his retirement in 2014. Most recently he was a member of Bank of Napa’s board of directors from 2014 until the Bank’s recent acquisition by Bank of Marin. With the addition of Mr. Barlow, the Board now has 10 active members, nine of whom are independent.
“Steve is an experienced community banker and board member,” said Brian Sobel, Chairman of the Board. “He is an excellent addition to an already strong board of directors. I know that he will be a great asset to the Bank, especially as we continue to grow across the Bay Area.”
In addition to his role as COO at Mechanics Bank, Mr. Barlow also served in various leadership roles during his 39-plus year career, including 8 years as President and Chief Executive Officer of Napa Valley Bank. Napa Valley Bank was a $400 million community bank with nine offices that was acquired by Westamerica Bancorporation.
Mr. Barlow, a resident of San Rafael, California, currently serves on the Board of the West Contra Costa County YMCA and is a past director of Napa Valley Unified Education Fund and Queen of the Valley Hospital Foundation. He received a Bachelor’s of Science in Economics and Political Science from Stanford University.