SOURCE: Plaza Bank

Plaza Bank

October 10, 2011 22:18 ET

Plaza Bank Appoints Erich Bollinger as EVP and Chief Banking Officer

IRVINE, CA--(Marketwire - Oct 10, 2011) - Plaza Bank (OTCBB: PLZB), headquartered in Irvine, California, today announced that Erich Bollinger has been appointed Executive Vice President and Chief Banking Officer of the bank.

Mr. Bollinger is a 27-year banking veteran, who was most recently EVP/Chief Corporate Banking Officer with Nevada State Bank, where he was responsible for all aspects of commercial and small business banking throughout Nevada. He also spent 15 years with City National Bank in Southern California, including a leadership role in Orange County. His areas of banking and financial expertise include corporate, commercial, small business, SBA, private banking and technology.

Mr. Bollinger has served as a consultant to Plaza Bank since September 1, 2011. His appointment to the EVP and Chief Banking Officer position follows his approval to serve as an executive officer by the Bank's regulators. His main focus will include commercial banking and operations in both the Orange County and Southern Nevada markets. "We recognize that Erich's knowledge and vast experience will allow him to effectively manage the broad area of responsibility we're giving him. We are very excited to have him as part of our team," explained Gene Galloway, President and Chief Executive Officer of Plaza Bank.

"Having worked with Erich for several years at another institution, I am very pleased to be associated with him again," said Tom Rogers, Chairman of the Board of Plaza Bank.

Mr. Bollinger is a long-time supporter of Big Brothers Big Sisters and served as a board member for the organization in the Las Vegas market.

Plaza Bank's headquarters office is located at 19900 MacArthur Boulevard, Suite 110, in Irvine, California. To reach Erich Bollinger directly, email or call (949) 225-3704.

About Plaza Bank

Plaza Bank is a full-service business bank headquartered in Irvine, California with an additional full service branch location in Las Vegas, Nevada.

The Bank is dedicated to meeting the financial needs of the small business customer with innovative diverse products and personalized service. For additional information, visit the Plaza Bank website at

Member FDIC. Equal Housing Lender.

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Contact Information

  • Media Contacts:
    Gene Galloway
    President and CEO
    Plaza Bank
    (702) 277-2221 or (949) 502-4309
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    Tyler Massas
    (760) 889-4455
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