December 17, 2020
Coleman Movers & Shakers — Krista Snelling, Rob Pickerell, and Rob Chateauneuf
Santa Cruz County Bank Announces Appointment of Krista Snelling President and Chief Executive Officer
“We are pleased to announce the appointment of Krista Snelling as President and CEO of Santa Cruz County Bank to become effective March 1, 2021,” says Santa Cruz County Bank Chairman, William J. Hansen. “Krista brings nearly 25 years of strategic financial and operational expertise to Santa Cruz County Bank. As a Board, we look forward to working with Krista and feel confident she will execute on our strategic plan.”
Santa Cruz County Bank is a leading SBA lender in Santa Cruz County and Silicon Valley, and a top USDA lender in the state of California. As a full-service bank, Santa Cruz County Bank offers competitive deposit and lending solutions for businesses and individuals; including business loans, lines of credit, commercial real estate financing, construction lending, agricultural loans, SBA and USDA government-guaranteed loans, credit cards, merchant services, remote deposit capture, mobile and online banking, bill payment, and treasury management.
“I look forward to the opportunity to lead this top-performing community bank and am fortunate to be surrounded by this talented team of employees,” Snelling remarks. “I look forward to building upon the proven success of this organization while connecting with all of our employees and customers as we advance a culture of community engagement.”
Town and Country Welcomes Rob Pickerell to Its Commercial Banking Team
“Town and Country Bank is delighted to welcome Rob as the newest addition to our growing Commercial Banking team,” says Grant Franklin, EVP, Chief Sales Officer. “His professional expertise in commercial banking, profound knowledge of SBA lending programs, and commitment to developing collaborative partnerships with his clients will be a true asset to organizations throughout the Metro East.”
Pickerell comes to Town and Country Bank’s Edwardsville, Illinois branch with over 17 years of experience in the industry. Since 2003, he has held various roles in banking, specializing in commercial banking, SBA lending, and business succession planning.
“As an experienced business banker, I have spent my entire career building relationships and working one-on-one with local business owners to have a deeper understanding of their banking needs,” says Pickerell. “I enjoy listening to clients tell their stories so I can be a resource and provide the right financial solutions for their respective businesses. Since joining Town and Country, I have been excited to work for a local bank that shares my professional goals. I look forward to working with my colleagues and assisting news business clients.”
Outside of his career and time with family, Rob serves as the Finance Chair on the School Board at Good Shepherd Lutheran School and volunteers as a youth soccer coach. His professional affiliations also include Leadership Council Southwestern Illinois, United Way, IL Small Business Development Center for the Metro East, Edwardsville/Glen Carbon Chamber of Commerce, and Edwardsville CEO Board Member.
Monson Savings Bank Promotes Rob Chateauneuf to senior Commercial Loan Officer
“Rob has more than proven his value over the years through his hard work and dedication to Monson Savings Bank’s customers and his team members. We are so pleased to recognize his commitment with this well-deserved promotion,” says Monson Savings Bank President, Dan Moriarty. “Rob puts his heart into his work. His in-depth understanding of commercial lending, his welcoming disposition, and his enthusiasm to help commercial borrowers make him an asset to our team and our customers.”
As senior vice president and senior commercial loan officer at Monson Savings Bank in Springfield, Massachusetts, Chateauneuf will be responsible for leading the bank’s Commercial Lending team as they continue to serve local businesses of all sizes. He specializes in commercial real-estate lending, C&I lending, construction lending, and SBA lending.
“I am excited to be a part of Monson Savings Bank, a community bank that focuses on the true needs of our local businesses,” says Chateauneuf. “Monson Savings Bank supports the local economy by providing businesses with capital to grow, resulting in more local jobs and vibrant communities.”
Upcoming Industry Conferences
2/15/2021 to 2/17/2021 – “For the Love of SBA Lending” Southeastern Small Business Lenders Conference, Amelia Island, FL
4/19/2021 to 4/21/ 2021 – Mid America Lenders Conference in Arlington, TX
8/16/2021 to 8/18/2021 – America East “Unlock Your Potential”
9/20/2021 to 9/22/2021 – FLAGGL, Orlando Grande Lakes, FL