Community 1st Bank has been named the “Rural/Community Lender of the Year” by the Small Business Administration (SBA) Sacramento District Office.


 At its May 21st awards recognition luncheon in Roseville, the SBA noted that “Community 1st Bank is committed to developing customized banking solutions whenever possible. They have learned how to strike a delicate balance between innovative technological-based banking solutions, while maintaining a personal touch for their clients’ values.”


 “Community 1st Bank employs the ‘Golden Rule’ when it comes to working with clients and treats every customer with the respect and consideration that they hope to gain for themselves,” the SBA stated in its praise of Community 1st.


Community 1st Bank provides SBA loans to assist with a full range of small business solutions for just about any industry. SBA loans are government-backed loans that help businesses get started, expand and prosper.


“We are honored to receive this prestigious award from the SBA,” said Jeff Moore, Chief Credit Officer for Community 1st Bank. “We strive to meet the expectations of our clients in the communities that we serve. This award reflects our commitment to serve communities and clients of all sizes in both rural and urban environments.”

*Sacramento Small Business Administration