SOURCE: Seacoast Commerce Bank

Seacoast Commerce Bank

September 15, 2014 11:49 ET

Seacoast Commerce Bank Announces the Hiring of Steve Alkana and the Opening of SBA Loan Production Office in Portland, Oregon

SAN DIEGO, CA--(Marketwired - Sep 15, 2014) - Seacoast Commerce Bank (OTCQB: SCCB) today announced the opening of its 12th Small Business Administration ("SBA") Loan Production Office, located in Beaverton, Oregon and the hiring of Steve Alkana, Senior Vice President, SBA Business Development Officer, to manage the new office. Mr. Alkana has over 25 years of SBA and banking lending experience working with small businesses to facilitate the acquisition and development of their commercial real estate. His last 20 years have been in the state of Oregon.

"Steve is a great addition to our SBA Team and will enhance the success that we have had in becoming the 2nd largest SBA lender in Oregon. He is a very professional and experienced SBA and small business banker. Steve has advocated for small business throughout his career and has been an outstanding producer of SBA loans, specifically for the small business owners who want to buy, construct, or expand their own facility," stated David H. Bartram, Executive Vice President/ SBA Division Manager/Chief Operating Officer. Steve can be reached by e-mail at or at (503) 906-7888.

Seacoast Commerce Bank is a business bank operating in San Diego and Los Angeles, California, with loan production offices in San Diego County, Orange County, Los Angeles, San Ramon and Sacramento, California; Bellevue, Washington; Phoenix, Arizona; Las Vegas, Nevada; Dallas and Houston, Texas; Lakewood, Colorado; and Beaverton, Oregon. For more information on the bank please visit our website at or contact Richard M. Sanborn, President and Chief Executive Officer at 858-432-7001. For more information on Seacoast Commerce Bank's SBA lending platform, please contact David H. Bartram, Executive Vice President/ SBA Division Manager/Chief Operating Officer at 858-432-7002.

Certain statements in this press release, including statements regarding the anticipated development and expansion of the Bank's business, and the intent, belief or current expectations of the Bank, its directors or its officers, are "forward-looking" statements (as such term is defined in the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995). Because such statements are subject to risks and uncertainties, actual results may differ materially from those expressed or implied by such "forward-looking" statements. These risks and uncertainties include, but are not limited to, risks related to the local and national economy, the Bank's performance and regulatory matters.

Contact Information

  • Contact:
    Richard M. Sanborn
    President & Chief Executive Officer
    Phone: 858-432-7001