Cook joins National Bank of
Sheila Cook, a former president of the La Cañada Flintridge Chamber of
"We're very pleased to welcome an experienced and dedicated banking professional like Sheila who exemplifies the high level of service and business knowledge that we strive to deliver to each and every customer," said Barry W. Uzel, president and chief executive of National Bank of California.
Cook, a veteran banker, brings more than 30 years of local banking experience and community involvement to her new position. She was senior vice president and regional manager for Gilmore Bank and, prior to that, vice president and manager of Citizens
"I'm delighted to join a Bank that treats people with personal attention and care," said Cook. "I'm also excited about the growth opportunities for our San Gabriel Valley Regional Office, which is staffed by many long-term employees. I'm looking forward to contributing my time and talents to local community organizations and helping our area's business community to thrive."
Cook is active in the Chamber of Commerce, Kiwanis,
Gilmore Bank promotes Morales
Gilmore Bank has promoted Rolando Morales to vice president and branch manager of the organization's banking office in La Cañada. Morales has been with Gilmore Bank for more than two years.
Morales has a 15-year bank management career in Southern California. Prior to joining Gilmore Bank, Morales worked four years for Bank of the West in Pasadena.
"Rolando has played a huge role in facilitating Gilmore's growth in La Cañada," said Doug Spencer, Gilmore Bank's president and chief executive. "He is a natural leader and inspires the same level of energy and dedication among fellow employees."