Big Bear Lake, CA, July 23, 2010, 5:30pm – First Mountain Bancorp announced the appointment of two directors to the First Mountain Bank Board this week. Walter Con and Vince Smith will be bringing their expertise to the Board effective August 1, 2010. Jack Briner, Chief Executive Officer, states “With the appointment of Walter Con and Vince Smith to the Bank board, we will solidify our local representation. Both Walter and Vince are well known and are extremely active in community affairs.” Mr. Con has served as the Chief Business Official for the Bear Valley Unified School District for the past five years. He brings a wealth of experience to his director position having spent more than 28 years working for various financial institutions prior to joining the school district. Mr. Smith is the owner and President of Riffenburgh Lumber Company, which has been an important part of the building industry in the Big Bear Valley for many years. Mr. Smith has lived and worked in the Big Bear area for more than thirty years. Mr. Briner commented, “These men bring experience, entrepreneurship, and knowledge of our local markets that will be a tremendous addition to our Bank board”.
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