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Historical Timeline

August 1983
American River Bank founded in the Fair Oaks Village. Robert H. Daneke President & CEO.

November 1983
Bank of Amador founded

March 1985
Bradshaw Plaza Office opened and becomes the Bank’s headquarters

July 1988
William L. Young named President and elected to the Board of Directors

January 1989
David Taber elected to the Board of Directors

October 1990
North Coast Bank founded as Windsor Oaks National Bank

March 1992
American River Bank acquires the Placer Bank of Commerce and establishes it third office in Roseville

December 1993
American River Bank acquires the Sacramento regional office of the Bank of San Francisco and establishes its fourth office at Point West. The office becomes the Bank’s headquarters.

December 1993
American River Bank surpasses $100 million in assets

June 1995
American River Holdings founded as the holding company for American River Bank. David Taber named President & CEO.

October 2000
American River Bank acquires North Coast Bank

January 2004
Bill Young retires as President & CEO of American River Bank and the Board of Directors of American River Holdings. David Taber named CEO of American River Bank.

July 2004
American River Holdings changes its name to American River Bankshares.

December 2004
American River Bank acquires Bank of Amador

October 2005
American River Bankshares moves its headquarters to Rancho Cordova and American River Bank establishes its sixth office.

August 2008
The Company celebrates its 25th Anniversary

December 2008
American River Bankshares marks its 100th consecutive profitable quarter.

The Company declines to participate in the U.S. Treasury's TARP Program, after being approved for a $6 million capital investment.

August 2012 
American River Bankshares consolidates all of its bank brands under the American River Bank name to create a single, unified presence across its Northern California footprint.  Read More>>

March 2013
The Company opens its first Loan Production Office in San Jose. Read More>>

August 2013
The Company celebrates its 30th Anniversary.

December 2013
The Company opens a Loan Production office in Pleasanton. Read More>>