Nancy Zhang Named Office Manager At Mechanics Bank San Francisco Office

RICHMOND, Calif., August 8, 2008 — Mechanics Bank has appointed Nancy Zhang as corporate officer and manager of its San Francisco office at 343 Sansome Street. She oversees the office’s operations and new accounts staffs, as well as local community outreach.

Previously, Ms. Zhang managed Mechanics Bank’s Kensington office and, earlier, was a financial service officer at the bank’s North Berkeley office. There, she oversaw customers’ needs in personal and business banking, and wealth management. She worked for Wells Fargo Bank and Bank of Lodi earlier in her career.

Ms. Zhang earned Bachelor of Arts degrees in economics and Chinese from the University of California, Davis, in 2004.

About Mechanics Bank

For more than a century, Mechanics Bank has been committed to helping people build prosperous communities as a trusted financial partner, forging lasting relationships through teamwork, respect and integrity. The $2.7 billion independent bank, headquartered in Richmond, Calif., offers personal banking, business banking, trust, brokerage and wealth management services through 34 offices across Northern California.

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