Board of Directors

Mark Kimmelshue

Mark Kimmelshue

Chairman of the Board, Golden Valley Bank

Mark is General Manager/CEO of Associated Rice Marketing Cooperative (ARMCO). Mark earned his B.S. in Agriculture Business Management and Masters Degree in Business Administration from California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo.

Matt Gallaway

Matt Gallaway

Vice Chairman of the Board, Golden Valley Bank
Principal Architect, Russell Gallaway Associates Inc.

Matt co-founded Russell Gallaway Associates Inc. in 2001 with Don Russell. Their firm has grown from the original 2 principals to the now mixed Architectural and Engineering staff of 16. Matt earned his B.A. in Architecture from University of California, Berkeley.

Syl Lucena

Syl Lucena

Secretary of the Board, Golden Valley Bank
Owner, Collier Hardware

Syl has been an owner of Collier Hardware since 1973. From 1986-2004 he served as a director of North State National Bank, where he was Chairman of the Loan Committee. Syl earned his B.S. degree from California State University, Chico.

Mark Francis

Mark Francis

President and CEO, Golden Valley Bank

Mark is the President and CEO of Golden Valley Bank. From 2004-2005 he was the Executive Vice President and Director of Commercial Banking at Umpqua Bank. From 2002-2004, he served as Executive Vice President and Director of Commercial Banking of Humboldt Bank. Prior, from 2001-2002, Mark was the President and Director and Senior Lender of Tehama Bank. Mark has earned a B.S. in Business Administration (Financing) at Chico State and graduated with honors from the Pacific Coast Banking School at University of Washington.

Jim Doss

James Doss

Chief Credit Officer, Golden Valley Bank

Jim has been in his current role with Golden Valley Bank since July, 2007. Jim began his Banking career in 1984 with Sacramento Savings. Jim’s banking expertise is centered in commercial lending where he has held production and managerial positions for several local regional and community Banks including Mid Valley Bank and North Valley Bank. Jim earned a B.S. in Business Administration, (Finance) from California State University, Chico and is a graduate of the Pacific Coast Banking School at the University of Washington.

Marilyn Everett

Marilyn Everett

Retired, K-Coe Isom Accountancy 

Marilyn is a shareholder of the K-Coe Isom Accountancy where she has been employed since 1981. She has CPA licenses in the states of California and Nevada. Marilyn earned her B.S. in Accounting from California State University, Chico.

Douglas Guillon

Douglas Guillon

President, Guillon Companies

In 1980, Doug founded his real estate development company, Guillon Inc. He is a founder of the Chico Economic Planning Corp. Doug has earned his A.A. from the College of Marin and a B.A and Teaching Credential from California State University, Chico.

Gary Katz

Gary Katz

Katz Investments

Gary previously owned and operated a local 8-station radio broadcasting company that served the Yuba City-Chico-Redding areas of Northern California. Gary retired from the radio business in 2014. He went to become a founding member and Board Director for Tehama Bank in 1984 and continued to serve as a Board Director for Humboldt Bancorp and Humboldt Bank, subsequent to the Humboldt’s acquisition of Tehama in 2001. Gary earned his Bachelors Degree in Journalism from the University of Missouri and his M.S. from the University of Illinois.


Michael Baird, MD

Bill Bales
Retired, Sierra Nevada Brewing Company

James Boice, MD
Pathology Sciences

Lewis Brogan
Retired Veterinarian

John L. Burghardt

Dan Cargile
Retired Banker

Ken Grossman
Sierra Nevada Brewing Company

W. Howard Isom
Retired CPA

Norm Larson
Larson Ranch

Jeff Lobosky, MD
North State Neurosurgical Associates

Frank Sisco
Sisco Enterprises, Inc.

Jack Sterling
Madison Bear Garden

Dick Stein
H J Promotional Products

Brian Sweeney
Asset Management Group

Audrey Tennis
Rice Farmer

Glen Toney
Retired Aerospace Engineer


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