First Community Bank - Serving the Santa Rosa California Area including Sonoma County


Deborah A. Meekins
Chief Executive Officer

Debbie joined First Community Bank in August 2012 bringing 34 years of banking experience in the local community and in northern California. Debbie joined Sonoma National Bank in 1985 as Vice President/Chief Financial Officer and became the President and Chief Executive Officer in 1990 until the sale of the bank in 2007. Under her management, the bank's assets grew to $1.3 billion with thirteen branches and six loan production offices. The bank was nationally recognized for growth, earnings, and efficiency ratio. In 2007, Sonoma National Bank was acquired by Sterling Savings Bank. Debbie was appointed Executive Vice President and Retail Banking Director overseeing 176 branches in 2007, Chief Production Officer with more than 1,200 employees in 2009, and California Market President in 2012. Debbie has a long and rich history in Sonoma County. In 2006, she was named one of the top "25 Women to Watch" by U.S. Banker Magazine. In 2007, she received the prestigious award for "Best Business Community Leader" in Sonoma County from the North Bay Biz Magazine based readers poll. Debbie continues her service in the Santa Rosa community serving as a board member of the Santa Rosa Memorial Hospital Foundation and statewide as a member of the Board of Directors of the California Bankers Association. Her previous affiliations include chairing the local chapter of the United Way, the Santa Rosa Chamber of Commerce, and the Luther Burbank Rose Parade.

April Hines
Executive Vice President
Chief Financial Officer

April joined First Community Bank in January of 2013 bringing 35 years of banking experience in a myriad of capacities. April graduated with a B.S. in Business Administration with an emphasis on accounting and finance from the University of California at Berkeley Hass School of Business and began her career in the retail banking sector in 1978. Her professional accreditations include CPA, ABV (Accredited in Business Valuations), CGMA (Chartered Global Management Accountant) and CFE (Certified Fraud Examiner).

Prior to joining First Community Bank and in her capacity as owner of Hines Consulting, April was the Interim Acting CFO for Bank of the Orient in San Francisco. Her past position on Deloitte and Touches' audit team gave her the opportunity to work with both large national and community banks. A long time local volunteer in her previous community, April looks forward to aligning with a local non-profit and/or service organization in Sonoma County.

Brian J. Reed
Executive Vice President
Chief Credit Officer

Brian began his banking career in 1984 with Continental Illinois National Bank where he spent four years as a Commercial Loan Officer. Brian has held progressively advancing senior management positions with commercial banks over the last 28 years. Prior to joining First Community Bank, Mr. Reed was Regional President and Senior Vice President of North Valley Bank and, prior to that, Senior Vice President and Senior Loan Officer at National Bank of the Redwoods. Brian also currently serves as the Treasurer of the Santa Rosa East Rotary Club, President of the Children and Family Circle, and Treasurer of Free to Be.

David Titus
Executive Vice President
Chief Loan Risk Officer

David joined First Community Bank in September 2009, bringing 36 years of banking experience. He started his banking career with Security Pacific National Bank where he served in various credit administrative roles from 1976 through 1990. In 1990, he joined Sonoma National Bank and was promoted to Chief Credit Officer in 1991. In this capacity, David administered the growth of the Sonoma National Bank's loan portfolio from $60 million to $1.3 billion over a 17 year period; some of his additional responsibilities included serving on their Board of Directors. Following his tenure with Sonoma National Bank, Mr. Titus served as Area Credit Administrator for Sterling Savings Bank from 2007 through 2009.