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Bank of Marin Announces Advisory Boards

Local business leaders offer insight and guidance

NOVATO, CA – (September 3, 2015) – Bank of Marin is pleased to announce four new advisory boards for 2015, each comprised of 10-15 local business and nonprofit leaders from Marin, Sonoma, Napa and Alameda County. Members of the market-specific advisory boards provide feedback to the bank on new products and service offerings, help connect business bankers with prospective customers and share input on community outreach programs.

Understanding that every market has specific needs, Bank of Marin customizes its approach in each area, and the various advisory boards provide invaluable guidance and knowledge. Members of the 2015-2016 Advisory Boards are:

Alameda County

• Kevin Kennedy, LLC and Bank of Marin Board Director
• Jim Franz, Community Development Coordinator, City of Alameda
• Richard Krinks, Commercial Realtor, Harbor Bay Realty
• Christopher Seiwald, CEO, Perforce Software
• Victor Jin, Real Estate Broker, Property Investment Services
• Barrett Parker, DDS
• Sean Svendsen, CEO, Pacific Shops, Inc., dba: Alameda Marina
• Sandip Jariwala, President, West Alameda Business Association
• Mark Sorensen, Executive Director, Alameda Chamber of Commerce
• Lauren Zimmerman-Cook, CFO/COO, Alameda Elder Care Communities
• Stephen Easley, Senior VP/Partner, Cassidy Turley/BT Commercial

Marin County

• Norma Howard, Business Consultant, Bank of Marin Board Director
• Diet Stroeh, Partner CSW/Stuber-Stroeh, Bank of Marin Board Director
• Laura Bertolli, Bertolli’s Auto Body
• Jeff Brusati, T & B Sports
• Ronald Clausen, Clausen Law Group
• Jack Diego, Diego Bros, Inc.
• Stephen Easley, Senior VP/Partner, Cassidy Turley/BT Commercial
• Melissa Prandi, President, PRANDI Property Management
• Dean Moser, HCA Management
• John Williams, Sperry Van Ness/Delta Group Realty Inc.
• Coy Smith, Novato Chamber of Commerce
• Mike Flaherty, Flaherty Partners
• David Gilmour, Former CEO of Paradise Foods
• Andrea Schultz, Greenbrae Management, Inc.
• Richard D. Spotswood, Attorney

Sonoma County

• Brian Sobel, Principal, Sobel Communications and Board Chairman of Bank of Marin
• Karl Bundesen, Century 21 Bundesen
• Elece Hempel, PPSC – Community Resource Director
• Tennis Wick, Sonoma Co. Permit & Resource Director
• Clark Thompson, Clark Thompson Insurance
• Betsy Stewart, Zainer Rinehart Clarke, CPAs
• Sam Morphy, Red Grape
• Mike Cook, Firma Design Group
• Nancy Gornowicz, City of Santa Rosa
• Armand Gilinsky, Professor of Business, Sonoma State University
• Kevin Foster, Cornish & Carey Commercial
• Scott Lindstrom-Dake, Thumbprint Cellars
• Peter Stanley, ArchiLOGIX
• Kevin Sea, Wine Studies Coordinator, Santa Rosa Junior College
• David Von Stroh, Zepponi and Company

Wine Country

• Michaela Rodeno, Former Wine Industry CEO, Bank of Marin Board Director
• Terry Klein, Owner, Allora Vineyards
• Arik Housley, Owner, Ranch Market
• Jon-Mark Chappellet, General Manager & Principal, Lyve Systems
• Joe Fischer, Fischer Financial Partners & Gasser Foundation
• Kris Jaeger, Jaeger Vineyards, Jaeger Family Olive Oil
• Holly Finkelstein, Chief Executive Officer, Judd’s Hill Winery
• Susanna Kelham, Owner, Kelham Vineyards
• Jim Wright, Retired St. Helena Community Banker
• Jim Keller, Vineyard/Winery real estate broker, Coldwell Banker Brokers of the Valley

The first Bank of Marin advisory board was launched in Petaluma in 2001 when the Bank initially expanded beyond its home market of Marin. Subsequently, several more boards were added as the Bank expanded and focused on new markets, such as Napa and Alameda.