An original investor in Mission Valley Bancorp has been named to the board of the directors of the firm, the parent of Mission Valley Bank in Sun Valley.

John Miller fills the vacancy on the board following the departure of former member John Richardson.

Miller is an investment professional who has provided advisory and consulting services for community banks. He has served on several bank boards.

“I am confident that his experience and knowledge of the industry will prove very beneficial to Mission Valley, particularly in these challenging times, and we are excited to welcome him to our team,” bank President and CEO Tamara Gurney said in a prepared statement.

Miller earned a Bachelor’s Degree from the University of Notre Dame in Economics and Philosophy.

Mark R. Madler