SOURCE: Plaza Bank

Plaza Bank

April 25, 2016 19:30 ET

Plaza Bank Names Steve Pollett as Senior Vice President, Group Manager for SBA and Commercial Lending

IRVINE, CA--(Marketwired - Apr 25, 2016) - Plaza Bank (OTCBB: PLZZ) (the "Bank") is pleased to announce it has named Steve Pollett as Senior Vice President, Group Manager for SBA and Commercial Real Estate Lending. Mr. Pollett has worked at Plaza Bank since 2012, most recently as Business Development Officer for SBA and Commercial Real Estate Lending. In his new role, Mr. Pollett is responsible for the continued success of the group, managing sales and support staff to further grow the business.

"Steve has an excellent track record with Plaza Bank in delivering SBA and Commercial Real Estate Lending solutions to help our clients operate and expand their businesses, while demonstrating our hallmark of personalized, exceptional service," said Gene Galloway, President and CEO of Plaza Bank.

Added Mr. Pollett, "We have a strong, talented, passionate team that understands the needs of small business owners and excels at guiding clients through the complex lending process. I will continue to support and nurture this success, while helping our staff further enhance the client experience and our lending relationships."

"This is a well-deserved appointment, and I'm excited about the energy, focus, and leadership he'll bring to further expand our important SBA and Commercial Lending business," concurred Erich Bollinger, Executive Vice President and Chief Banking Officer for Plaza Bank.

Mr. Pollett has more than 20 years' experience in small business lending and banking. He began his career with CDC Small Business Finance, quickly advancing in lending, business development, and management roles. He then spent several years in sales management for various small banks in Southern California, including Pacific Capital Bank, Goleta Bank, Bridge Bank, and Security Bank, before joining Plaza Bank.

About Plaza Bank
Plaza Bank is full service community bank serving the business and professional communities in Southern California and Las Vegas, Nevada. The Bank is committed to meeting the financial needs of small to middle market businesses and professional firms with loans for working capital, equipment and owner-occupied commercial real estate financing and a full array of cash management services. Our bankers are experienced, professional and knowledgeable. For more information, visit

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Contact Information

  • Media Contacts:
    Gene Galloway
    President and Chief Executive Officer
    (702) 277-2221 or (949) 502-4309
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    Erich Bollinger
    Executive Vice President and Chief Banking Officer
    (949) 225-3704
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