SOURCE: Heritage Bank of Commerce

Heritage Bank of Commerce

February 06, 2012 15:00 ET

Michael Benito Promoted to Executive Vice President/Business Banking Division Manager at Heritage Bank of Commerce

SAN JOSE, CA--(Marketwire - Feb 6, 2012) - Heritage Bank of Commerce, the operating bank of Heritage Commerce Corp (NASDAQ: HTBK), today announced that Michael Benito has been promoted to Executive Vice President/Business Banking Division Manager. Benito has been with Heritage for nine years as Senior Vice President, Director of Sales and Business Development.

"Michael is a strong addition to our executive team offering over 25 years of experience in business banking relationships, and co-managing many of our largest relationships throughout his tenure," stated Walt Kaczmarek, President and Chief Executive Officer. "He brings exceptional qualifications to the position through his extensive experience in team development, lending and treasury management. As one of the better known bankers in our marketplace, Michael is a well-rounded banker who has been instrumental in establishing and maintaining the high-level of attention and service our customers have come to know and expect." Benito will be responsible for building market share in core business markets and managing the operations of the regional business units and asset based lending.

About Heritage Bank of Commerce
Heritage Commerce Corp, a bank holding company established in February 1998, is the parent company of Heritage Bank of Commerce, established in 1994 and headquartered in San Jose with full-service branches in Danville, Fremont, Gilroy, Los Altos, Los Gatos, Morgan Hill, Mountain View, Pleasanton, and Walnut Creek. Heritage Bank of Commerce is an SBA Preferred Lender with an additional Loan Production Office in Santa Rosa, California. For more information, please visit

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