MCFB Featured Business

Central Valley Community Bank

Central Valley Community Bank Staff Members. Farm Bureau members since 2012.

 

What year did your Company/Business/Farm get started?

The bank was started in 1980 as Clovis Community Bank. We changed our name in 2002 to Central Valley Community Bank.

 

What kinds of products/produce/merchandise do you sell/grow/distribute? What brands?

We are a community bank providing relationship banking with great customer service.

 

Who is the target audience for your Business?

 Farmers and Dairyman.

 

What kind of discounts do you offer your customers?

The bank offers free document shredding to both customers and non-customers on an annual basis.

 

What changes would you like to see happen in Madera that would help benefit your business and/or the community?

Not so much a change but of continued support for Madera’s primary industry – Agriculture. 

 

What kind of community projects does your company participate in?

Relay for Life
Alegria Guild
Madera Community Hospital Foundation
Junior Achievement
Holy Family Table
‘Kid’s Day’ Children’s Hospital of Central California
Overall CVCB supports over 150 non-profit organizations in the communities it serves.

 

Where would you like to position your company in the next 5 to 10 years?

We would like to be the community bank of choice for Madera County

 

What changes have you made in your business to stay up to date with current trends?

Central Valley Community Bank continues to upgrade our technology with online     banking, cash management, and looking at social networking to provide our clients with the financial tools to assist in growing and improving their business.

 

Are you concerned with the water issues that we face in the Central Valley? What are your specific concerns?

That all the parties involved realize that the state receives sufficient rain and snowfall but lacks the needed storage capacity to be able to deliver that water for all of its recreational, domestic, and agricultural needs.  

 

Which California Farm Bureau benefit do you find most beneficial to your company?

The Farm Bureau News helps to keep the bank informed about our local agricultural economy.

 

Has there been a specific issue that Madera County Farm Bureau has helped you with?

Nothing specific but we know our agricultural clients have received assistance with many of the issues they face on a regular basis.

 

What value do you receive from your Farm Bureau membership?

It allows the bank to be informed and actively participate in Madera’s agricultural community.