SOURCE: Capital Pacific Bancorp

November 28, 2011 13:37 ET

Chuck Michael Joins Capital Pacific Bank

PORTLAND, OR--(Marketwire - Nov 28, 2011) - (OTCQB: CPBO) (OTCBB: CPBO) Chuck Michael has joined Capital Pacific Bank as senior vice-president and business development officer, and a member of the bank's loan team. He will develop new business for the bank with an emphasis on commercial loans. The highly-respected banker has been in banking for 40 years, having spent the majority of his career in the Portland metropolitan area.

"Chuck comes to Capital Pacific Bank with an impressive track record," said Mark Stevenson, president and CEO. "It is rare to find bankers or bank customers that don't know Chuck, as he has had a significant influence in our local community banking market over many years. His deep experience in all facets of financial services will make an enormous contribution to our growth in both loans and deposits."

Michael came to Capital Pacific Bank from a position with First Independent Bank in Vancouver, Wash., where he served as division manager, heading the bank's commercial lending operations in Vancouver, Bellevue and Portland. He began his career with West One Bank and has held positions with Bank of the Northwest and Bank of the Cascades.

Active in the community, he currently serves on the board of the Leukemia-Lymphoma Society; the Humane Society of Southwest Washington; and he sits on the President's Council of the Portland Business Alliance. He is a past board member of Classroom Law Project and remains involved as a volunteer in their youth and high school programs. He is a graduate of Central Washington University and the Pacific Coast Banking School. Michael resides in Vancouver, Washington.

About Capital Pacific Bancorp

Capital Pacific Bancorp (OTCBB: CPBO) (OTCQB: CPBO) is the parent company of Capital Pacific Bank, which serves businesses, professionals and non-profit organizations with comprehensive banking expertise and an elite level of service. Centrally headquartered in the Fox Tower in downtown Portland, the Bank's full array of products and services are delivered through a strategic combination of Vice President-level client service officers and the innovative application of technology. For more information on Capital Pacific Bancorp or to see past press releases, visit www.capitalpacificbank.com.

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