Mechanics Bank has promoted John Wells to Executive Vice President. Mr. Wells retains his titles as Chief Credit Officer and member of the Bank’s Executive Committee, reporting to the office of the president.
A seasoned banker with more than two decades of diverse real estate and lending experience, Mr. Wells joined
“John has been in critical roles as a credit and special assets administrator,” says Dianne D. Felton, Chairman of the Mechanics Bank Board of Directors. “His experience in lending and in credit administration make him a valuable resource to loan production. He has been critical in the process of improving the quality of the Bank’s loan portfolio. His promotion recognizes his contributions in leading the Bank’s credit team through one of the most challenging times in its history.”
As Chief Credit Officer, Mr. Wells is responsible for the
overall credit quality of Mechanics Bank’s commercial and consumer loan portfolios.
Mr. Wells works out of Walnut Creek and resides in Martinez.