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June 27, 2011
We’re proud that customers rave about New Resource Bank’s great service, and thought you might like to get to know some of the people who make it happen behind the scenes. First up in our occasional series of “meet your bankers” interviews: Corporate Banking Officer Christie Scourtes, who joined our team three years ago.
May 10, 2011
Congratulations to Charmaine Detweiler, New Resource Bank’s chief financial officer and EVP, for being named to the San Francisco Business Times’ “150 Most Influential Women in Bay Area Business” list.The list recognizes outstanding women professionals who make a difference in their companies, industries and communities.
May 4, 2011
New Resource Bank’s website was named an Official Honoree by the 2011 Webby Awards, which recognize website excellence in content, structure and navigation, visual design, functionality, interactivity and overall experience. Established in 1996, the Webbys are judged and presented by the International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences.
April 4, 2011
Most of New Resource Bank’s commercial lending customers are already several steps down the sustainability path, judging by the first group to take the bank’s Client Sustainability Assessment: the majority scored above the Learner (beginner) level, indicating that serious sustainability efforts are under way.
The aim of the Client Sustainability Assessment, according to Bill Peterson, executive vice president and chief credit officer, is to ensure that depositors’ money is invested in companies, projects and organizations committed to sustainability.
March 31, 2011
We’re happy to announce that New Resource Bank has promoted Joe Anzalone, formerly senior vice president, Commercial Banking Group manager, to executive vice president, chief banking officer. In his expanded role, Joe is responsible for the bank’s overall strategy for increasing loans and deposits.
“Joe has a tremendous amount of experience both as a technology entrepreneur and as an executive at growing banks, which will be helpful as New Resource expands,” says Vince Siciliano, New Resource president and CEO.
March 31, 2011
New Resource Bank is supporting legislation sponsored by B Lab (creator of the B Corporation certification) and the American Sustainable Business Council (ASBC) that would create a new corporate form allowing California companies to make sustainability commitments part of their legal charter.
March 28, 2011
New Resource Bank has launched a program that allows bank employees to post items they no longer need—and find items they want—on the bank’s internal website.
Freecycle@Work is a free program powered by Intuit’s QuickBase software. It’s being employed by communities and businesses across the country to establish Freecycle networks.
February 28, 2011
Several years ago, New Resource Bank customers Will Pacio and Fred Tang had a vision about creating a restaurant blending authentic Asian cuisine with classic French culinary techniques—while employing sustainable business practices. The result is Spice Kit, an eight-month-old San Francisco eatery that’s bringing something fresh to the financial district’s typical midday fare of burgers and BLTs.
February 28, 2011
Thanks to our customers, New Resource Bank has awarded $2,900 to each of its three 2010 Planet-Smart Rewards Partners: San Francisco Baykeeper, Forest Ethics and NatureBridge.