Board of Directors
Charles D. Fite
President, Fite Development Company
Mr. Fite joined the Board in August 2021. He is a third generation real estate developer and was named President of Fite Development Company in 1980. Mr. Fite is also a licensed real estate broker, and a licensed contractor in California and Nevada. In 1993, he was named to the Board of American River Bankshares, and was Chairman from 2001 to 2021, becoming the fourth generation of his family to participate in banking. Mr. Fite is also the Immediate Past President of Sacramento’s Region Business Association, the region’s leading champion for economic growth and job creation, and served as Chairman of the Commercial Builders Council of the Building Industry Association of Superior California. He serves as Chairman of the Board of American River Bankshares Foundation, which is committed to supporting organizations that create opportunity and provide physical and emotional well-being for the most vulnerable women and children in the Greater Sacramento, and Sonoma and Amador County regions. He has also served as President or Chair of a number of nonprofit organizations, including FamiliesFirst, the largest Foster Care agency in California and Sacramento Country Day School.