Senior Executive Team

 

Executive and Senior Officers

Stanley Wilmoth

President and CEO

Stan has served as President and CEO of the Bancorp/Bank since March of 2000. He previously served as Vice President, Northern Nevada Regional Loan Manager for Nevada State Bank (1995-2000); Assistant Vice President/Commercial Account Officer (1994-1995) and Commercial Service Officer (1992-1994) for US Bank; Business Banker Northern Nevada Region for Bank of America (1990-1992); Vice President/Regional Manager Northern Nevada Dealer Finance Center (1987-1990); Vice President and Loan Officer/Manager of Reno/Sparks Commercial Loan Portfolio (1985-1987); Vice President and Manager of three branches and collections for Security Pacific Bank of Nevada (formerly Nevada National Bank) (1974-1985).

Thomas N. Traficanti

Executive Vice President and Chief Credit Officer

Tom joined Heritage Bank in December, 2001, and was promoted to Senior Vice President in December, 2003, and Executive Vice President in 2011. Tom previously served as Regional Manager for Bank of the West, Real Estate Industries Group (2000-2001); Vice President, Real Estate Lending Manager, Nevada State Bank (1995-2000); Commercial Loan Officer, Comstock Bank (1992-1995); Loan Officer, U.S. Bank (formerly Bank of America Nevada/Nevada First Thrift) (1988-1992). Tom holds a B.A. Degree in Business Economics from the University of California, an MBA from the University of Nevada; and he is a graduate of the Stonier Graduate School of Banking. NMLS#619138

Lisa L. Milke

Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer

Lisa holds the position of Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer at Heritage Bank. Prior to joining Heritage Bank, Lisa served as the Executive Vice President, Chief Financial and Chief Operating Officer for Tri-Valley Bank in San Ramon, California from 2011-2014. From 1999 to 2011 she held the position of Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer for First Independent Bank of Nevada. Lisa began her banking career in 1978 at First National Bank of Nevada/First Interstate Bank of Nevada and served as Vice President and Finance Manager until 1991. Lisa served as Vice President and Controller for Comstock Bank in Reno, Nevada from 1993 to 1999. Lisa is a past Board Member and Treasurer of the Nevada Bankers Association, and a Past Board Member and Past President for the Nevada State Board of Accountancy. Lisa is a graduate of the University of Nevada, Reno.

Steven P. Carrick

Senior Vice President and Branch Operations Administration

Steve serves as Senior Vice President of Bank Operations, and has held various other positions, including responsibility for consumer lending since joining the Bank in March of 1998. Steve previously served as Assistant Vice President and Manager of three branches (1993-1998), and held various positions in operations and lending at Wells Fargo Bank (Formerly First Interstate Bank) (1980-1993).

Sheri Malick

Senior Vice President, Risk Management and Compliance Officer

Sheri serves as Senior Vice President, Risk Management and Compliance Officer. She was hired in late 2005 after serving as a consultant to the Bank for the prior five years. Sheri has worked for over 30 years in banking, mostly in the Northern California market, and has held various positions, including Vice President of Operations at Capitol Bank of Commerce in Sacramento, and has over 13 years in operations at River City Bank, also in Sacramento. Prior to joining Heritage Bank, Sheri provided compliance consulting and examination services for 12 years, specializing in small- to-medium-sized community banks and de novo banks.

Denise Kline

Senior Vice President, Human Resources Director

Denise serves as Senior Vice President of Human Resources and has been with Heritage Bank since July 2006. She has over 23 years of banking and human resources experience. Previously, Denise was with Bank of America (Security Bank of Nevada and Valley Bank) for 19 years holding various positions in the Human Resources Department and Branch Manager for multiple locations. Denise holds a B.S. in Business Administration-Management from the University of Nevada, Reno. She obtained her MBA from the University of Phoenix.

Robin Page

Senior Vice President, Controller

Prior to joining Heritage Bank, Robin served as Vice President and Controller for Tri-Valley Bank in San Ramon, California from 2012 to 2014. From 2001 to 2011, she served as the Vice President and Controller for First Independent Bank of Nevada. She began her banking career in 1984 at First Interstate Bank of Nevada. She served as Assistant Controller for Comstock Bank in Reno, Nevada from 1994 to 1999. Upon the sale of Comstock Bank, Robin took time off for family before joining First Independent Bank of Nevada. Robin has a Bachelor of Science Degree in Finance from the University of Nevada, Reno.

Loan Officers & Vice Presidents

Barry Collier

Vice President, Senior Loan Officer

Barry has over 20 years of experience in Banking and Commercial Credit. Prior to joining Heritage Bank, he held lending positions with Inter-Tel Leasing, Inc. and Wells Fargo Bank. Barry holds a B.A. Degree from the University of Nevada, Reno in General Studies with an emphasis in Accounting. NMLS#619133

Larry Bell

Vice President, Commercial Loan Officer

Larry has more than 10 years of experience in the accounting/financial field. Prior to joining Heritage Bank, Larry held the position of Facility Manager, Special Events at Pauley Pavilion Arena. Larry earned a B.S. Degree in Physiological Science, specializing in Business Administration at UCLA. Larry also has an MBA in Finance from Pepperdine University. NMLS#619136

Barbara Culver

Vice President, Commercial Loan Officer

Barbara has more than 30 years of experience in commercial and real estate lending in Nevada. She has held lending positions at U.S. Bank in Reno, and First Interstate Bank in Reno and Las Vegas. Barbara holds a B.S. Degree in Finance with a concentration in Real Estate from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. 

Kip McKibben

Vice President, Commercial Loan Officer

Kip joined Heritage Bank in 2011 as Vice President, Commercial Loan Officer III. Kip has more than 20 years of experience in commercial lending and bank operations. Kip is a graduate of the University of Nevada, Reno with a B.A. Degree in Business Administration and holds a degree in Finance and a minor in Accounting. NMLS#1001354

Mark McKibben

Vice President, Senior Loan Officer

Mark has more than 20 years of experience in the banking industry specializing in commercial and SBA lending. Prior to joining Heritage Bank, he held lending positions with First Interstate Bank and the Nevada State Development Corporation. Mark obtained a B.A. Degree from the University of California, Davis, with a major in Political Science. He obtained his MBA from the University of Nevada, Reno. NMLS#619137

Nate Stehura

Vice President, Loan Collection and Special Assets Officer

Nate has over 15 years of experience in Commercial Banking. Prior to joining Heritage Bank, Nate held various positions at First National Bank, Wells Fargo and Plumas Banks including Commercial Lending Officer, Loan Review Officer and Special Credits Officer. Nate is a graduate of Miami University and holds degrees in both Finance and Marketing.

Sharon Turner

Vice President, Mortgage Loan Origination Officer

Sharon has been in the lending industry for more than 15 years. Prior to joining Heritage Bank, she was the lead mortgage representative of GMAC Mortgage for Northern Nevada. Prior to her time with GMAC, she was employed with Countrywide Home Loans. NMLS#619140

Kelly Wilmoth

Assistant Vice President, Mortgage Loan Officer

Kelly has been working with home lending and retail lending since 1996. She began her career at Nevada State Bank and moved to Business Bank of Nevada in the area of business development. Kelly held the position of Mortgage Broker in 2004 and worked for First Horizon Home Loans beginning in 2005. From 2006 until joining Heritage Bank in 2011, Kelly held the position of Business Development with the Community Services Agency. Kelly attended the University of Nevada Reno. NMLS#619139

Audrey Tedore Titus

Vice President, Marketing Manager

Audrey has more than 30 years of bank marketing experience. Prior to joining Heritage in 2012, she provided marketing consulting for Heritage for six years. Her banking experience includes holding the position of VP, Store Channel Marketing, Wells Fargo Bank, San Francisco; Director of Marketing for Wells Fargo Bank Nevada; VP, Sales Development Manager for Wells Fargo (Norwest Bank) Iowa/Nebraska; Marketing Director for Wells Fargo (Norwest) Iowa. She earned a B.A. Degree in Business/Strategic Marketing from the University of Northern Iowa. She is a graduate of the American Bankers Assoc. School of Bank Marketing in Boulder, CO. 

Gary Fehl

Vice President, Information Technology Officer

Gary joined Heritage Bank of Nevada in 2006 and currently has over 20 years of experience in the banking industry. Prior to joining Heritage Bank, he fulfilled roles in small business banking, retail banking, cash vault operations, management and information technology. Gary holds a B.S. Degree in Business Administration and received his MBA from the University of Phoenix.

Charmaine M. Buterbaugh

Vice President, Loan Support Manager

Charmaine serves as Loan Support Manager. She previously held the position of Service Manager/Program Manager with Fiserv Signature since 1999. Since 1980, Charmaine has worked in various bank support positions. Her previous experience includes the Bank of Ventura Loan Department Manager, Fiserv Banking Specialist and EDS, EFT Division Client Services Representative. Charmaine’s education includes the American Institute of Banking, Des Moines Area Community College and Sierra College.

Branch Managers

Duane Dougherty

Vice President, Branch Manager – Carson City

Duane has more than 30 years of experience in the banking industry. Prior to joining Heritage Bank, he held various bank management positions. A graduate of UC Berkeley, Duane’s extended professional development included attending Napa Valley College, the American Institute of Banking, and Napa Leadership Foundation. Duane is also a recipient of the Congressional Leadership Award. NMLS#1139004

Bob Verbrick

Vice President, Branch Manager – Reno Main

Bob has more than 25 years of experience in the banking industry. Prior to joining Heritage Bank, Bob held management positions with Valley Bank of Nevada, Bank of America, and most recently with U.S. Bank. Bob is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin, earning a B.S. Degree in Finance and obtained his Masters Degree in Business from Webster University. NMLS#1139006

Tom Keller

AVP, Branch Manager – Damonte Ranch Branch

Tom joined Heritage Bank in December of 2016. Tom has over 17 years of community bank management experience in Virginia and Maryland, as well as five plus years of business to business sales and sales management experience for a national company covering a three state territory. Tom earned his Bachelors of Business Administration degree from Mississippi State University in 1983. NMLS#1590897

Noah Elsfelder

AVP, Branch Manager – West Seventh Street Branch

Noah has more than 17 years of banking experience and has lived in the Reno/Sparks area for almost 40 years. Noah spent 12 years with Wells Fargo holding many positions including Personal Banker, Business Specialist, Branch Manager, and Merchant Sales Consultant. Prior to joining Heritage Bank, Noah spent 2 years with Greater Nevada Credit Union as a Business Specialist and SBA Loan Officer. NMLS#1608624

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