About Us

Bank of Feather River is dedicated to service and the tradition of personal banking. You might say we are committed to banking "the way you remember". At Bank of Feather River our first priority is you. We'll stay on top of the technological innovations which are state of the art, while at the same time, we'll deliver extraordinary service to you, because you'll know us and we'll know and understand your banking needs.

Jeff Cryer, EVP, Chief Credit Officer, Julie Morehead, President,CEO (sitting)
Liz Gates, EVP, Chief Financial Officer, Chief Operating Officer(standing).

Bank Officers

Julie Morehead, President/CEO, A lifetime and third generation Yuba City resident, Julie Morehead attended local schools entering into community banking shortly after high school. A graduate of the University of Phoenix and the Texas Graduate School of Community Bank Management, Ms. Shackleford has spent the past 30 years working at local community banks. Her vast experience includes branch operations, business development, finance, loan administration as well as shareholder and customer relations to name a few. She has held positions such as Operations Manager, Cashier, Controller, Chief Financial Officer, Chief Operating Officer, as well as President and Chief Executive Officer. She is on the Board of the Yuba/Sutter Chamber of Commerce and is active in a wide array of community activities and organizations.

Jeffrey W. Cryer, EVP, Chief Credit Officer, has resided in the Yuba City area most of his life attending local grammar schools and high school in the nearby town of Live Oak. He attended Yuba College and graduated in 1980 from Chico State University with a Bachelors degree in Agriculture business with a business administration minor.

He has been involved in consumer and commercial lending in the Yuba City area his entire adult life working for area financial institutions.

Liz Gates, EVP, Chief Financial Officer, Chief Operating Officer, has over 18 years of local community banking experience. Liz has over ten years of Branch Operations experience. She has also held positions in the Finance Department most recently as Controller. Liz brings her operations experience, management skills and finance background to Bank of Feather River to lead the Operations and Finance Team. Liz truly believes that a staff dedicated to great customer service is what makes a team successful.

Harman Gosal, SVP, Relationship Manager with over 20 years of personal agricultural business experience in the local area with his family. Harman has utilized his expertise in agriculture and commercial finance as a community banker and lender for the past 10 years. Harman specializes in agriculture production, commercial, and retail real estate lending. Harman's commitment to the community is foremost and his customer portfolio is established and diversified.

Barbara Van Gilder, VP, Real Estate Loan Officer with over 30 years of local banking and community lending experience, Barbara has originated residential, construction and commercial loans locally her entire career. She has assisted previous local banks in establishing mortgage divisions and expanding their real estate operations. She is committed to her customers and brings her experience, dedication and work principals to our Bank.

Jag Madare, VP, Commercial Loan Officer with over eight years of agricultural and commercial lending experience brings a wealth of experience and knowledge to our lending team.

Barbara Addington, VP, Compliance/Quality Control Officer comes to us with 30 years of banking experience in consumer, commercial and agricultural lending and loan operations.   She has spent the last 20 years working in local community banks, managing loan documentation, compliance and quality control functions.

Fawn Dulai, VP, Operations Compliance Manager/BSA Officer has over 20 years of local community banking experience.  During her career she has held positions in Branch Operations, Retail Banking, Business Development and Compliance for community banks in the Yuba-Sutter Area .  Fawn is also a Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist.  She is very involved in the local community by being on the Board of a local youth organization and has been involved in many community activities and organizations.

Bank Staff
  • Christen Adams, Finance/Operations Specialist   
  • jennifer Bechtel, Operations Officer
  • Alisa Carter, AVP, Executive Assistant
  • Ryan Chaney, personal banker
  • Mandy Jones, AVP,  Business Development Officer
  • Barbara McConnell, AVP, Loan Operations Manager 
  • Morgan scotten, Loan servicing specialist
  • Catrina Sheperd, Personal Banker
  • Amelia Storm, Personal banker