Exchange Bank appointed Shari DeMaris executive vice president and CFO. DeMaris joined Exchange Bank in October 2020. She worked with Greg Jahn, who was the executive vice president and CFO of Exchange Bank for the last 18 years, prior to his retirement on Jan. 15.

Prior to joining Exhange, DeMaris served as CFO at Hills Bank and Trust of Hills, IA, for 15 years. She began her career in public accounting, first with Arthur Andersen and then McGladrey (now RSM).

“Shari brings to this position an impressive set of executive management and financial skills,” Troy Sanderson, president and CEO of Exchange Bank, said. “Her abilities make her an excellent fit to round out our leadership team.”

DeMaris is a licensed CPA. She has served as chair and board member for both the Iowa City Area Development Group and the Chamber of Commerce, and has been board chair for the Domestic Violence Intervention Program and a mentor for the Youth Leadership Program.

Headquartered in Sonoma County, CA and founded in 1890, Exchange Bank is a community bank providing a range of personal, commercial and trust and investment services.