SOURCE: California Bank of Commerce

March 04, 2008 16:30 ET

Ray Strzelecki Joins California Bank of Commerce

LAFAYETTE, CA--(Marketwire - March 4, 2008) - California Bank of Commerce (OTCBB: CABC), a unique commercial bank in the San Francisco Bay Area targeting middle market businesses and professionals, today announced that Ray Strzelecki has joined the Bank as a Senior Vice President / Relationship Manager.

"The bank's strategy and early success continues to attract some of the best and brightest bankers in the Bay Area," said John E. Rossell III, President and CEO of California Bank of Commerce. "Ray has over 20 years experience in lending to middle market companies, developing deep relationships and establishing an enviable track record along the way."

Mr. Strzelecki has particular expertise in the contractor market. He was a successful commercial lender for 12 years at Mechanics Bank, where he developed one of Mechanics' largest commercial loan portfolios. He recently held a similar position at Heritage Bank.

"I have been looking for that unique financial institution that promotes and delivers strong relationships for both business clients, their owners and the community," said Strzelecki. "California Bank of Commerce is that type of institution and I am very proud to be part of this dynamic team." Born in Berkeley and raised in Orinda, Mr. Strzelecki is actively involved in several contractor trade associations.

About California Bank of Commerce

California Bank of Commerce was designed and built to provide a unique banking experience for businesses, entrepreneurs, and their families. California Bank of Commerce provides a broad range of commercial banking and advisory services to mid-market businesses and professionals throughout the San Francisco Bay Area. For more information on California Bank of Commerce and our unique banking experience, call us at 925-283-2265, or visit us at www.californiabankofcommerce.com.

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