Oak Valley Community Bank, a wholly owned subsidiary of Oak Valley Bancorp, added Jeff Hushaw as vice president, commercial loan officer.

Hushaw brings more than 30 years of Central Valley commercial, agricultural and agri-business lending experience to the bank. In his new role, he will manage a loan portfolio and focus on new business development.

“We are excited to have Jeff join the Oak Valley team. His extensive commercial lending experience and knowledge will help support the expansion of business relationships in the Central Valley,” said 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.