SOURCE: Focus Business Bank

Focus Business Bank

June 19, 2009 14:46 ET

Lynne Leon Joins Focus Business Bank

SAN JOSE, CA--(Marketwire - June 19, 2009) - Focus Business Bank (OTCBB: FCSB) announced that Lynne Leon has joined the bank as Vice President and Relationship Manager. Ms. Leon will be responsible for developing and supporting the Bank's relationships with closely held businesses and professionals in Santa Clara County.

Lynne has many years of experience banking businesses and individuals in the Santa Clara Valley. She spent over 30 years with Bank of America in various positions. For the last 21 years she was in the private banking group in San Jose, most recently as a senior vice president and relationship manager.

Focus Business Bank President and Chief Executive Officer Richard Conniff said, "We are very excited to add Lynne to our team. She brings insights and connections to businesses and professionals that will help us expand our market share and better serve the community. She has the combination of positive attitude, experience and local market knowledge that sets our bankers apart."

Ms. Leon stated, "I am pleased to join Focus Business Bank. The Bank's commitment to meeting the needs of businesses and professionals in the local community creates an ideal platform for serving the types of clients I have worked with for many years. I am impressed by what the Bank has achieved in little more than two years and look forward to helping them continue their growth."

Focus Business Bank opened on January 16, 2007 and specializes in meeting the banking needs of closely held businesses, non-profit organizations and entrepreneurs in Santa Clara County. The Bank provides its customers with a full range of business banking services including deposit accounts, cash management services and loans. The Bank has earned the SBA Preferred Lender designation and also makes interim construction loans. In addition, the Bank has recently added specialized services for condominium homeowner associations and management companies. The Bank is located in downtown San Jose, California.

This release may contain forward-looking statements that are subject to risks and uncertainties. Such risks and uncertainties may include but are not necessarily limited to fluctuations in interest rates, inflation, government regulations and general economic conditions, including the real estate market in California and other factors beyond the Bank's control. Such risks and uncertainties could cause results for subsequent interim periods or for the entire year to differ materially from those indicated. Readers should not place undue reliance on the forward-looking statements, which reflect management's view only as of the date hereof. The Bank undertakes no obligation to publicly revise these forward-looking statements to reflect subsequent events or circumstances.

Contact Information

  • Contact:
    Richard L. Conniff
    President and Chief Executive Officer
    408.200.8701
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