August 26, 2021

Delaney Sexton
Contributing Editor

Coleman Movers & Shakers – Mona Dmitrenko, Jake Asmussen, and Neal Patel

Oak Valley Community Bank Hires Mona Dmitrenko as VP Commercial Loan Officer

“We are excited to have Mona on our team,” states Cathy Chan, EVP Commercial Real Estate Group. “Her knowledge and expertise in sourcing and financing C & I, agribusiness, public, and special use properties make her a great asset to the bank,” she concludes.

Dmitrenko joins the Oak Valley team with 30 years of banking experience including commercial and agribusiness lending. In her new role, she will be responsible for commercial lending and business development in the Capital region.

“The bank is actively exploring branch expansion opportunities in the Greater Sacramento region. Mona’s experience will help with future expansion efforts in Sacramento and surrounding areas,” says Chris Courtney, President & CEO.

Jake Asmussen Joins Ideal Credit Union as AVP of Consumer Lending

“We’re very excited to have Jake join our team,” shares Faith Tholkes, SVP of Mortgage and Consumer Lending. “His ability to make sound lending decisions coupled with his compassion for credit union members and their needs will be an asset to our mission of helping people live their ideal lives.”

Asmussen will oversee the consumer underwriting, indirect, and consumer processing areas of the credit union. He will lead multiple teams to ensure quality lending decisions and compliance with all government regulations in relation to consumer direct and indirect lending.

Asmussen brings 10 years of experience in the financial services industry to Ideal Credit Union. His prior roles have included Assistant Manager of Underwriting, Loan Underwriter, and F.S.O./Jr Commercial Credit Analyst. He has also worked as a Loan Officer directly assisting members with their consumer lending needs.