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American Riviera Bank is pleased to announce that Jason Kaufman has been promoted to the position of Service Manager at the bank’s Montecito branch.

MONTECITO, CALIFORNIA - Jason has been with American Riviera Bank since October of 2016. He previously served as the Client Relationship Manager and as a Financial Services Representative for the bank at the Downtown Santa Barbara office. This new position will allow Jason to continue to expand on his six years of management experience.

Jason started his career in banking in Santa Barbara 10 years ago as a teller and has worked his way up in the industry while working as a personal banker and other similar positions at various financial institutions. He has experience with loans, lines of credit and other unique bank products. A fourth-generation native of Santa Barbara, Kaufman graduated from San Marcos High School in 2005 and is the married father of two young daughters.

“I’m excited to work closely with the Montecito community by continuing to provide the highest level of service they have come to expect from American Riviera Bank,” Jason said.  “I am also looking forward to being involved in the community and growing the bank’s visibility.”

Jason can be reached at or 805-730-7869.