Wednesday, August 4, 2021

Local Bank Hires New CEO

Former president of Freedonia Bank will try to save embattled Santa Barbara bank.

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Santa Barbara National Bank announced today it has hired Rufus T. Firefly as their new CEO. Mr. Firefly has worked in the banking industry for the last 35 years, most recently as CEO of Freedonia Bank & Trust.

The bank had been searching for a successor for three months, since their last CEO, Donald Rump, was arrested and charged with embezzlement. That case is due to go to court before spring.

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