Summit State Bank appointed Brian Reed as executive vice president and chief credit officer. Reed has more than 30 years of lending and community banking experience.

“We are pleased to welcome Brian Reed as our new executive vice president and chief credit officer on December 5. Brandy Seppi will now focus her role under the new title of executive vice president and chief lending officer. Brian has been in banking since 1985, most recently as EVP and chief credit officer for First Community Bank. With the addition of Brian, we believe we are well positioned to serve the lending needs of small businesses and nonprofits while achieving greater results well into the future,” said Jim Brush, president and CEO of Summit State Bank.

Sonoma County, CA-based Summit State Bank is a local community bank with total assets of $514 million and total equity of $60 million as of September 30, 2016.