Comerica Bank has hired Jeff Clark to serve as a commercial banking officer with a focus on developing and growing banking relationships with middle market businesses, particularly those in the wine industry. Clark’s experience strengthens Comerica’s middle market North Bay team lead by Senior Vice President, Mike Silva.
Clark has managed commercial banking relationships with wineries, distributors and suppliers while serving at Wells Fargo Bank, Mechanics Bank and Deutsche Financial Services.
“Serving the wine industry in the North Bay is an important niche for Comerica,” said Silva. “We invest a lot of time in understanding the unique needs of each client. Jeff Clark’s knowledge and experience in this industry will help us bring even better service to our clients.”
Prior to joining Comerica, Clark served as Senior Vice President and Regional Private Banking Manager for Wells Fargo in their Santa Rosa Wealth Management office. His team provided high net worth families with banking, trust, insurance and investment services in Northern California.
Clark earned his bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from the University of Phoenix San Jose campus. He has made presentations to the Wine Industry Symposium, Unified Wine and Grape Symposium, California Society of CPAs and the Washington State Wine Institute. His civic associations include past Chairman of the Financial Oversight Committee for the Napa County Measure “A” Flood Bond, past Chairman of the North Bay Leukemia Lymphoma Society Light the Night Walk and the St. Helena Seismic Retrofit Committee.