Comstock's magazine 0319 - March 2019 - Page 2

WOMEN IN LEADERSHIP American River Bank A STRONG COMMITMENT TO CLIENTS, TEAM MEMBERS AND COMMUNITY BACK ROW [L-R]: ANNELIESE HEIN; SVP, HUMAN RESOURCES | CECILIA MILES; VP, LOAN OPERATIONS OFFICER | EDNA KENDRICK; LOAN SERVICING SPECIALIST | TRACEY WEEMS; CLIENT SERVICE REPRESENTATIVE IV | LAURIE BECKER; CLIENT SERVICE COORDINATOR | ESSENCE HILL; MARKETING MANAGER | ZELDA CASPARIS; SVP, CENTRAL SUPPORT SERVICES MANAGER I FRONT ROW [L-R]: ALYSSA MCCOY; VP, COMPLIANCE OFFICER | ELAINE ROBETCKY; VP, CONTROLLER n the banking industry, women shadowing and job training. “I want to outnumber men, and within American give our own people the chance to move River Bank that holds true, with a team into a position first or try something new of 79 percent women. One of those women if they have the desire. Their success feels making a difference at ARB is Anneliese Hein, like my success.” “ Overseeing recruitment and retention, cross training, where we spend time with training and development, salary and employees to help them succeed.” Giving our American River Bank team members the care and respect they deserve enables them to give their best to our clients and communities. ARB’s care and respect for its people shows — ANNELIESE HEIN Senior Vice President/Human Resources Manager. “Our strongest asset is our amazing people, from those who joined us with no banking experience to those with decades of experience,” she says. benefits administration, employee relations, and much more, Hein is a people person. “I’m passionate about helping people succeed,” she says. “Everything from hiring them and helping mentor them to helping them through difficult times is satisfying.” “We all work together for the good of the client,” continues Hein, “but beyond that we all care about each other and want everybody at ARB to succeed.” True to that approach, ARB offers great opportunities for advancement, promoting internally whenever possible and encouraging job Another part of ARB’s supportive environment is mentorship. Hein explains, “Every manager has the desire to see our people succeed so we have systems, such as the quarterly review process and with average tenure at almost nine years. “Many people have been here for two and three decades, and considering the bank started in 1983, that’s pretty incredible,” Senior VP/HR Manager ” observes Hein. Through its team members, ARB also honors its communities by paying 40 hours of volunteer time annually. “It’s our way of enabling our people to support charities of their choice and supporting the communities that support us,” concludes Hein. 3100 Zinfandel Drive Ste 450 Rancho Cordova, CA 95670 916.851.0123 www.americanriverbank.com CLIENT PROFILE