Local Bank and Commercial Loan Officer Recognized for SBA Lending

Local Bank and Commercial Loan Officer Recognized for SBA Lending 
OAKDALE, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 10/22/13 --  Oak Valley Community
Bank, a wholly owned subsidiary of Oak Valley Bancorp (NASDAQ: OVLY),
was recently recognized by Success Capital Expansion and Development
Corporation as their "Most Active Lending Partner" for Success
Capital's fiscal year-ended September 30, 2013. Oak Valley's Vice
President Commercial Loan Officer, Mark Steichen was also recognized
as a Co-Recipient for the "2013 Most Active SBA 504 Loan Officer."  
"We were pleased to be recognized by Success Capital at their
recently held annual meeting," stated Chris Courtney. "Their goal is
to provide the best financing possible via the SBA 504 Loan Program
for business owners to purchase or build facilities for their
businesses. I believe that Success Capital and Oak Valley Community
Bank is a winning combination," he concluded. 
Steichen has over 20 years of banking experience in Tuolumne County
and the surrounding area. Since joining the Bank in 2008, Steichen
has established a wealth of knowledge and involvement with SBA loans.
In addition, he has built strong relationships with many local
business owners.  
"It has been a great experience working with Success Capital. They
provide excellent personal service to our customers by assisting them
through the process from beginning to end," stated Steichen. "They
have excellent knowledge of the SBA 504 program which allows for fast
turnaround time and a positive experience for everyone involved."  
Oak Valley Bancorp operates Oak Valley Community Bank & Eastern
Sierra Community Bank, through which it offers a variety of loan and
deposit products to individuals and small businesses. They currently
operate through 14 conveniently located branches: Oakdale, Sonora,
Turlock, Stockton, Patterson, Ripon, Escalon, three branches in
Modesto, Manteca and three branches in their Eastern Sierra Division,
which includes Bridgeport, Mammoth Lakes and Bishop.  
For more, call 1-866-844-7500 or visit www.ovcb.com. 
Contact: 
Chris Courtney
President & CEO
Rick McCarty
CFO/CAO
Phone: (209) 848-BANK (2265) 
Toll Free (866) 844-7500 
www.ovcb.com  
Contact: 
Marsha Carr
President
Success Capital EDC
Phone: (209) 521-9372
e-mail to mcarr@successcapitalsba.com