Board of Directors

Donald Hubbard

Donald J. Hubbard

Chairman of the Board, Golden Valley Bank

Since 1996, Don has served as the Controller of North State Radiology Medical Group in Chico, CA and is now retired. Prior to joining North State Radiology, he was Chief Financial Officer of Health Business Development Associates in Emeryville, CA. Don has earned his A. A. from College of the Sequoias, Visalia, California and his B. S. degree from the University of California, Los Angeles.

Timothy Tittle

Timothy Tittle

Vice Chairman of the Board, Golden Valley Bank

Tim is a CPA and has been the managing partner of Tittle & Company, LLP since 2002 and has been working in public accounting since 1982. He possesses accounting and business experience in the areas of taxation, business planning, management and consulting. Mr. Tittle earned his A. A. degree from Hartnell College in Salinas, CA, and B.S. degree in Business with a concentration in Accounting from California State University, Chico.

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.

R Scott Chalmers

R. Scott Chalmers


Scott is a licensed Real Estate Broker, an approved Chapter 11 Trustee and was the CEO, and owner of RSC Associates, Inc., a property management firm in Chico since 1981. He received his A.A. from Napa Junior College and a B.S. and M.B.A. from California State University, Chico.

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.

Creasia Gale

Creasia Gale

Creasia has worked in the retirement plan industry for 20 years and is co-owner of Bidwell Consulting Services in Chico, California since 2005. Creasia earned her B.S. in Financial Services with minor studies in Economics 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.

W Howard Isom

W. Howard Isom

Howard is a CPA, and in 1962 he co-founded the accounting firm of K-Coe Isom Accountancy in Chico, CA and is now retired. In addition to his accounting profession, he is also a local-area almond grower and a retired Director and Chairman of the Board of Blue Diamond Growers as of November 2006. Howard was a former Board Director for Co-Bank in Denver, Colorado from 1999 until 2004 and North State National Bank in Chico from 1995 until 2003. Howard earned his A.A. from Shasta College in Redding, CA and his B.S. from Chico State.

Gary Katz

Gary Katz

Katz Investments

Gary is the President of Sierra Radio, Inc., which is the owner-operator of two radio stations in Northern California. Prior, Gary owned and operated a local 8-station radio broadcasting company that served the Yuba City-Chico-Redding areas of Northern California. 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.

Mark Kimmelshue

Mark Kimmelshue

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.


Michael Baird, MD

Bill Bales
Sierra Nevada Brewing Company

James Boice, MD
Pathology Sciences

Lewis Brogan
Erickson's Veterinary Hospital

John L. Burghardt

Dan Cargile
Retired Banker

Matt Gallaway
Russell Gallaway and Associates

Ken Grossman
Sierra Nevada Brewing Company

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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