David Taber
David Taber Consulting


David Taber has been sharing his skills and experience through the company he started in 2018, specializing in Strategy, Execution, Accountability, Board Effectiveness, and Developing leaders. He started this company after retiring from American River Bankshares in 2017. He also leads a Business Roundtable for Executives in the Sacramento area.

His entire 35-year banking career was spent in community banking. He was the Chief Executive Officer for American River Bankshares from 1995 to 2017 and American River Bank from 2004 to 2017 as well as a board member for both companies and their subsidiaries. This Bank serves northern California and is headquartered in the Sacramento California area and is publicly traded on NASDAQ.

David has been active with the professional banking community throughout his career. He is the former Chairman of the Western Independent Bankers and a former board member of the California Bankers Association. He also served on the Community Bankers Council for the American Bankers Association.

David has been active in his community serving as a board member for non-profits many years. Make a Wish, the Safety Center, The Effort, American River Bankshares Foundation, Green Valley Community Church and the American Leadership Forum Mountain-Valley are just a few. He is active with the Christian Business Roundtable and volunteers his time as a teacher for Financial Peace University.

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