QUINCY, Calif., Jan. 22, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Plumas Bancorp (Nasdaq:PLBC), the parent company of Plumas Bank, today announced the appointment of Andrew J. Ryback to its Board of Directors, effective January 20, 2016.

Ryback will continue to serve as President and Chief Executive Officer of the Company and Plumas Bank, a positon he has held since November 2011.

Chairman of the Board, Daniel E. West, commented, "Andy's commitment to Plumas Bancorp's success is clear.  Plumas Bank has made great progress under his direction as President and CEO."  West continued, "Andy offers the perfect combination of strategic leadership and risk management experience. We are confident that, as a Board member, his experience and insights will continue to enhance and benefit our Company, our customers and the communities that we serve."

"I am honored to join Plumas Bancorp's board as I continue to serve as President and Chief Executive Officer of Plumas Bancorp and Plumas Bank," said Ryback.  He added, "I joined Plumas Bank 15 years ago because the Company's vision and culture reflect what I believe community banking is all about - helping clients succeed financially. I look forward to working more closely with the Board to continue to further this vision."

Ryback joined Plumas Bank in 2001. In 2005 he was appointed Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of the Company and the Bank. In 2010 he was appointed interim President and Chief Executive officer and in 2011 that position became permanent.

Ryback received his Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from California State University, Northridge. He is a Certified Public Accountant and a graduate of Pacific Coast Banking School.  Ryback actively serves in a variety of organizations in his community. He is currently the immediate past President of the Rotary Club of Quincy. He also serves as Treasurer on the Board of Directors of Sierra Cascade Family Opportunities and he chairs the Plumas District Hospital Bond Oversight Committee. Additionally, Ryback serves as Commissioner and Treasurer of the Quincy Fire Protection District; he previously served as a volunteer firefighter.

The Plumas Bank Board of Directors currently includes the following individuals:  Chairman of the Board, Daniel E. West, Vice Chairman and Corporate Secretary, Terrance J. Reeson, Alvin G. Blickentstaff, Steven M. Coldani, William E. Elliott, Gerald W. Fletcher, John Flournoy, Arthur C. Grohs, Robert J. McClintock, and Andrew J. Ryback.

About Plumas Bank

Founded in 1980, Plumas Bank, with assets of $600 million, is a locally owned and managed full-service community bank based in Northeastern California. The Bank operates eleven branches located in the California counties of Plumas, Lassen, Placer, Nevada, Modoc and Shasta and one branch in Reno, Nevada in Washoe County. The Company also has loan production offices in Auburn, California; Chico, California; Portland, Oregon, and Scottsdale, Arizona. Plumas Bank has received nationwide Preferred Lender status with the United States Small Business Administration. Plumas Bank is known throughout Northeastern California and Northern Nevada for its personalized service, community orientation and focus on lending to small and growing businesses. To learn more, visit www.plumasbank.com.

Elizabeth KuipersVice President, Marketing Manager & Investor Relations OfficerPlumas Bank35 S. Lindan Ave.Quincy, CA 95971530.283.7305 ext.8912investorrelations@plumasbank.com

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