Donald Terry

Senior Vice President, Community Reinvestment Act Officer

Bank of the Sierra

Donald Terry serves as Senior Vice-President & Community Development Officer for Bank of the Sierra. Donald manages all aspects of community relations for the bank including charitable giving, community investments, volunteerism and Community Reinvestment Act Compliance. He also manages highly complex community investments for affordable housing, revitalization, small business, economic development, and financial empowerment. Terry has over 20 years of experience in the community development and financial industries.

Donald is a dedicated member of his community, having served on many boards and commissions during his career, including:

  • Board Member, Board President, Sacramento Children’s Museum

  • Board Member, Treasurer, Greater Sacramento Urban League

  • Board Member, Treasurer, Access Plus Capital, Fresno CDFI

  • Board Member, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Sacramento Foundation

  • Regional Advisory Committee Member of UC Davis Center for Regional Change

  • Former Board President NeighborWorks HomeOwnership Center Sacramento Region

  • Former Business Advisory Council, CSU Sacramento School of Business

In 2008, Donald ran and was elected to the Sacramento City Unified School District board of Trustees where he represented neighborhoods in the City of Rancho Cordova, unincorporated Sacramento County, and portions of the City of Sacramento. In 2012, he ran and was elected to the City Council of Rancho Cordova

he has since been re-elected twice and served twice at Mayor in 2017 and 2022. In addition to Terry’s responsibilities on the city council, he serves on multiple boards and commissions in the region, including:

  • Sacramento Metro Air Quality Management District (SMQMD)

  • Lower American River Conservancy Advisory Committee

  • Sacramento Transportation Agency (STA)

  • Sacramento County Homeless Advisory Council