Board Member Profile

Land-Based Learning Board Member Matt Peyret

Matt Peyret

Vice President, Loan Officer

Matt is a vice president at First Northern Bank, an independent community bank with 11 branches. He works alongside agricultural companies to provide customized financial solutions. Matt manages agricultural relationships, studies market conditions and ensures his customers receive superior service throughout the entire banking process. His client base includes growers, processors and manufacturers throughout Northern California. Prior to joining First Northern Bank, Matt worked for 13 years in the financial services industry in management, lending and business development roles.

Matt earned a Bachelor of Science in business administration with a concentration in finance from California State University, Chico. Additionally, he graduated from Pacific Coast Banking School, a national graduate school of banking. He coaches soccer and basketball, volunteers with local school districts and is active in Rotary.

Matt is a lifelong Northern Californian. He enjoys spending time with family and friends, barbecues and gardening. Matt and his wife, Melanie, live in Yuba City. Melanie is a certified occupational therapy assistant for the Yuba City Unified School District. She spends her time raising their children, Presley, 11 and Rylee, 9. The girls keep their parents busy with school and sports. Matt and Melanie wouldn’t have it any other way.