Client Closeup: Ranch & Coast Plastic Surgery

Dr. Paul Chasan is not your ordinary physician. The well-known Southern California plastic surgeon is also a savvy business man, keeping busy with his practice—Ranch and Coast Plastic Surgery—while owning the state-of-the-art building he and other tenants occupy.

Located in the affluent city of Del Mar, just a few miles away from Plaza Bank’s new San Diego branch, Ranch and Coast Plastic Surgery is committed to providing the highest quality of surgical expertise and professional care to both local and out-of-town patients.

“We’re dedicated to the finest in the art of plastic surgery,” said Chasan, who in 1995 founded the practice, which now employs multiple physicians and associates. “We also want to have one of the most beautiful, welcoming facilities with state-of-the-art equipment, to ensure we’re offering our patients the best possible experience and results.”

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Client Closeup: GRACEDBYGRIT

Kimberly Caccavo and Kate Nowlan came up with their business idea while on a jog a few years back, and they literally have been running with it ever since. The result is a successful women’s athletic apparel company that continues to expand its brand and retail presence around the globe.

“We talked about how our friends regularly complained about the lack of choice in high-performance, flattering workout gear, especially for running and water sports,” recalled Caccavo, an avid runner and swimmer who is coached by Nowlan. “We knew that with our combination of athletic expertise and business experience, we formed a powerful team.”

So the pair of entrepreneurs set out to design clothing that combined form, function, and fashion, inspiring peak performance whether on land or in water. Reflecting on their personal life-changing moments, Caccavo and Nowlan appropriately named their company GRACEDBYGRIT.

“Every woman has a gritty moment that could make or break her,” Nowlan said. “It’s how we make it through those moments that define us. It’s realizing that grit often is what gives us grace.”

Incorporated in January 2013, GRACEDBYGRIT designed, manufactured, and began selling its first collection in September that same year. Headquartered in Solana Beach, an affluent city in San Diego County, GRACEDBYGRIT is ideally positioned to serve Southern California’s steady population of active girls and women—“from ages 9 to 99,” Caccavo claimed.

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Plaza Bank Announces 2015 First Quarter’s Financial Results

IRVINE, CA–(Marketwired – Apr 14, 2015) – Plaza Bank (OTCBB: PLZB) (the “Bank”) today reported unaudited net income for the first quarter of 2015 of $1,622,000 or $0.09 per share on a diluted basis, a decrease of 5.1% compared to the prior year’s first quarter net income of $1,710,000 or $0.09 per share on a diluted basis. For the quarter ended March 31, 2015, the Bank’s annualized return on average assets was 1.18% and annualized return on average equity was 10.62%, down from an annualized return on average assets of 1.40% and an annualized return on average equity of 12.35% for the 2014 comparable period.

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Fast Track: A Micro Loan for your Small Business

Entrepreneurs seeking small loans may benefit from the Fast Track Program. A quick and streamlined approval process makes this option ideal for newer businesses that do not have an extensive operating history.

Lending Highlights

  • $5,000 to $150,000
  • Minimum of 1 year in business
  • $500 to cover documentation and processing expenses
  • For small businesses in Southern Nevada and Southern California

Irvine: (949) 502-4300
Las Vegas: (702) 853-4700


Plaza Bank makes SNL’s list of 100 top-performing banks of 2014 with assets between $500M and $5B

SNL Financial is the premier provider of breaking news, financial data and expert analysis on business sectors critical to the global economy such as banking.

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