SOURCE: Vineyard National Bancorp

June 11, 2007 09:30 ET

Vineyard Bank Announces Arby Sanoyans as Senior Vice President & Relationship Manager

CORONA, CA--(Marketwire - June 11, 2007) - Vineyard National Bancorp (NASDAQ: VNBC) and Vineyard Bank, N.A. ("Vineyard") announced today that Arby Sanoyans has joined Vineyard as senior vice president responsible for the further establishment of Vineyard's San Fernando Valley and Glendale marketplace. Sanoyans brings more than 15 years of diversified banking experience with him, most recently as the business banking manager of First California Bank's Sherman Oaks office and prior to that senior vice president and regional manager of Cedars Bank's Sherman Oaks and Century City office.

Sanoyans is well established in the San Fernando Valley, Glendale, and Westside markets and regarded for his expertise in customizing services for his commercial business, commercial lending and high net worth individual clients. Sanoyans is particularly versed in business development and will continue this focus by working directly with clients while actively supporting Vineyard's strategic goals and commercial banking initiatives to expand its footprint in the San Fernando Valley and Westside markets.

"We are pleased to have Arby join the Vineyard team," stated Chris Walsh, executive vice president. "Arby is recognized as a premier banker in the San Fernando Valley and Westside markets. Combining his talents with the abilities and services of Vineyard will create enhanced value for our clients and those we wish to serve."

About Vineyard National Bancorp

Vineyard National Bancorp ("the company") is a $2.4 billion financial holding company headquartered in Corona, and the parent company of Vineyard, also headquartered in Corona. Vineyard operates through 16 full-service banking centers and five corporate production offices in the counties of Los Angeles, Marin, Monterey, Orange, Riverside, San Bernardino, San Diego, Santa Clara and Ventura, Calif. The company's common stock is traded on the NASDAQ Global Market System under the symbol "VNBC." For additional information on the company visit or for additional information on Vineyard and to access internet banking, please visit

This press release may contain forward-looking statements as referenced in the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Forward-looking statements are inherently unreliable and actual results may vary. Factors which could cause actual results to differ from these forward-looking statements include changes in the competitive marketplace, changes in the interest rate environment, economic conditions, outcome of pending litigation, risks associated with credit quality and other factors discussed in the company's filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The company undertakes no obligation to publicly update or revise any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise.