Jennifer Kuyper joined Pinnacle Bank as senior vice president and senior relationship manager.

“We are pleased to announce that Jennifer Kuyper has joined the Pinnacle Bank team of professional bankers,” Anthony Marandos, regional president of Pinnacle Bank, said. “Jennifer will focus on creating new long-term relationships with businesses in Monterey County.”

Kuyper began her banking career in 2002 with Wells Fargo Bank in Anchorage, AK. In 2010, she joined Tri Counties Bank in Chico, CA, where she earned President Club honors in her first year of employment. She moved to California’s Monterey County in 2016 and began working for 1st Capital Bank. Her most recent position was with Pacific Valley Bank in Monterey County as a senior vice president and senior relationship manager. She was instrumental in assisting local businesses in obtaining Paycheck Protection Program loans.

“I am delighted to partner with the leadership at Pinnacle Bank; their community and business values align well with my own,” Kuyper said. “I look forward to continuing to serve the needs of my clients and community on the Central Coast with the enhanced technology and processes Pinnacle Bank is capable of offering.”