Dean Gerald Ninnis
Gerry Ninnis is a Northern California based entrepreneur, business owner and, investor. Over a career spanning more than forty years, Mr. Ninnis has established a dependable track record as an entrepreneur, banker and, investor in mining, real estate, commercial construction, and, other industrial enterprises. Since beginning his career in the early 1960's, he has started successfully run businesses in commercial logging, welding, and, natural aggregates. In 1983 he was part of the investor group that founded and capitalized The Bank of Amador, (BNKA, OTC-BB), a publically traded community bank, to provide capital to individuals and commercial enterprises in Amador County, California. As Vice Chairman, of the Bank of Amador he provided leadership and guidance for 21 years, helping to grow the bank's balance sheet to 129 million dollars. In 2004, The Bank of Amador was merged into American River Bank, and now operates as a branded subsidiary of American River Bankshares (NASDAQ-AMRB). Mr. Ninnis presently oversees numerous business interests and investments in California, Nevada and Mexico.