Posted on July 17, 2021
| 9:00 a.m.
American Riviera Bank is celebrating 15 years on the Central Coast this week. The bank provided lunch for account holders at each of its branch locations on July 16, to celebrate, including local favorites, Uncorked, Dave’s Dogs, Ricky’s Tacos, and Choco Tacos.
American Riviera Bank opened for business on July 18, 2006 at 1033 Anacapa St., Santa Barbara, with the support of about 400 local shareholders. Michelle Martinich, the bank’s CFO, was a founding executive, along with a board of directors from the community. On that day, the bank had fewer than 20 employees, four of whom were executives. Jeff DeVine joined the team in 2008 as president/CEO.
The years that…