Oak Valley Community Bank hired Victoria Gaffney as vice president, commercial loan officer. She will be based in Modesto, CA.

Gaffney has over 10 years of commercial banking experience to Oak Valley. She will be responsible for new business development as well as managing an existing client portfolio.

“We are excited to have Victoria join the bank. She has a solid foundation in commercial lending and relationship management, backed by a thorough knowledge of the local business community. She is an excellent addition to our Central Valley commercial lending team,” stated Gary Stephens, SVP, senior lending officer.

Oak Valley Bancorp operates Oak Valley Community Bank and Eastern Sierra Community Bank, through which it offers a variety of loan and deposit products to individuals and small businesses.