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About Golden Valley Bank

Board of Directors

Donald J. Hubbard
Don Hubbard
Chairman of the Board, Golden Valley Bank
Since 1996, Don has served as the Controller of North State Radiology Medical Group in Chico, CA and is now retired. Prior to joining North State Radiology, he was Chief Financial Officer of Health Business Development Associates in Emeryville, CA. Don has earned his A. A. from College of the Sequoias, Visalia, California and his B. S. degree from University of California, Los Angeles.
W. Howard Isom
Howard Isom
Vice Chairman of the Board, Golden Valley Bank
Howard is a C.P.A, and in 1962 he co-founded the accounting firm of K-Coe Isom Accountancy in Chico, CA and is now retired. In addition to his accounting profession, he is also a local-area almond grower and a retired Director and Chairman of the Board of Blue Diamond Growers as of November 2006. Howard was a former Board Director for Co-Bank in Denver, Colorado from 1999 until 2004 and North State National Bank in Chico from 1995 until 2003. Howard earned his A.A. from Shasta College in Redding, CA and his B.S. from Chico State.
Mark Francis
Mark Francis
President and CEO, Golden Valley Bank
Mark is the President and CEO of Golden Valley Bank. From 2004-2005 he was the Executive Vice President and Director of Commercial Banking at Umpqua Bank. From 2002-2004, he served as Executive Vice President and Director of Commercial Banking of Humboldt Bank. Prior, from 2001-2002, Mark was the President and Director and Senior Lender of Tehama Bank. Mark has earned a B.S. in Business Administration (Financing) at Chico State and graduated with honors from the Pacific Coast Banking School at University of Washington.
R. Scott Chalmers
Scott Chalmers
Scott is a licensed Real Estate Broker, an approved Chapter 11 Trustee and was the CEO, and owner of RSC Associates, Inc., a property management firm in Chico since 1981. He received his A.A. from Napa Junior College and a B.S. and M.B.A. from California State University of Chico.
Marilyn Everett
Marilyn Everett
Partner, Matson & Isom Accountancy Corp.
Marilyn is a shareholder of the K-Coe Isom Accountancy where she has been employed since 1981. She has CPA licenses in the states of California and Nevada. Marilyn earned her B.S. in Accounting from California State University of Chico.
Creasia Gale
Creasia Gale
Creasia has worked in the retirement plan industry for 20 years and is co-owner of Bidwell Consulting Services in Chico, California since 2005. Creasia earned her B.S. in Financial Services with minor studies in Economics from California State University, Chico.
Douglas Guillon
Doug Guillon
President, Guillon Companies
In 1980, Doug founded his real estate development company, Guillon Inc. He is a founder of the Chico Economic Planning Corp. Doug has earned his A.A. from the College of Marin and a B.A and Teaching Credential from California State University of Chico.
Gary Katz
Gary Katz
Katz Investments
Gary is the President of Sierra Radio, Inc., which is the owner-operator of two radio stations in Northern California. Prior, Gary owned and operated a local 8-station radio broadcasting company that served the Yuba City-Chico-Redding areas of Northern California. He went to become a founding member and Board Director for Tehama Bank in 1984 and continued to serve as a Board Director for Humboldt Bancorp and Humboldt Bank, subsequent to the Humboldt’s acquisition of Tehama in 2001. Gary earned his Bachelors Degree in Journalism from the University of Missouri and his M.S. from the University of Illinois.
Mark Kimmelshue
Mark Kimmelshue
Mark is General Manager/CEO of Associated Rice Marketing Cooperative (ARMCO).  Mark earned his B.S. in Agriculture Business Management and Masters Degree in Business Administration from California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo.
Syl Lucena
Syl Lucena
Secretary of the Board, Golden Valley Bank 
Owner, Collier Hardware
Syl has been an owner of Collier Hardware since 1973. From 1986-2004 he served as a director of North State National Bank, where he was Chairman of the Loan Committee. Syl earned his B.S. degree from California State University of Chico.
Timothy Tittle
Tim Tittle
Tim is a CPA and has been the managing partner of Tittle & Company, LLP since 2002 and has been working in public accounting since 1982. He possesses accounting and business experience in the areas of taxation, business planning, management and consulting. Mr. Tittle earned his A. A. degree from Hartnell College in Salinas, CA, and B.S. degree in Business with a concentration in Accounting from California State University, Chico.


Michael Baird, MD

Bill Bales
Sierra Nevada Brewing Company 

James Boice, MD
Pathology Sciences 

Lewis Brogan
Erickson's Veterinary Hospital

John L. Burghardt
Marshall, Burghardt, Mieske & Harp

Dan Cargile
Retired Banker

Matt Gallaway
Russell Gallaway and Associates 

Ken Grossman
Sierra Nevada Brewing Company

Norm Larson
Larson Ranch

Jeff Lobosky, MD
North State Neurosurgical Associates 

Frank Sisco
Sisco Enterprises, Inc.

Frank Solinsky
Payless Building Supply

 Jack Sterling
Madison Bear Garden

Dick Stein
H J Promotional Products

Brian Sweeney
Asset Managment Group 

Audrey Tennis
Rice Farmer

Glen Toney
Retired Aerospace Engineer 

Don Wallrich
Retired Banker