Oak Valley Community Bank Director and Founding Member Retires

Oak Valley Community Bank Director and Founding Member Retires 
OAKDALE, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 10/16/13 --  Oak Valley Bancorp
(NASDAQ: OVLY), the bank holding company for Oak Valley Community
Bank and Eastern Sierra Community Bank, announced the retirement of
Richard J. Vaughan from the Bank and Company's Boards of Directors,
effective October 15, 2013.  
Mr. Vaughan was one of Oak Valley's original founding members. He has
served as director of the Bank since 1991 and of Oak Valley Bancorp
since 2008. Mr. Vaughan has been involved with agribusiness since
1961. Prior to his own retirement, Mr. Vaughan owned and operated
Vaughan Farms in Waterford and Oakdale.  
Vaughan played an instrumental role in the formation of the Bank by
providing a comprehensive understanding of the banking needs of the
local agricultural and business communities. "Richard has been an
immeasurable asset to the Bank. His support and guidance through the
years is greatly appreciated and we wish him all the best in his
future endeavors," stated President and CEO, Chris Courtney.  
The Company currently operates through 14 branches in Oakdale,
Sonora, Turlock, Stockton, Patterson, Ripon, Escalon, Manteca, three
branches in Modesto, and three branches in their Eastern Sierra
Division, which includes Bridgeport, Mammoth Lakes, and Bishop.  
For more information, please call 1-866-844-7500 or visit
Chris Courtney/Rick McCarty
Phone: (209) 848-BANK (2265)
Toll Free (866) 844-7500
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