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ABA Offers Identity Protection Tips

October 20, 2016

FROM THE ABA BANKING JOURNAL In recognition of Cybersecurity Awareness Month, ABA offered tips consumers can use to prevent identity theft, which is estimated to have affected 17.6 million Americans in 2014. “Fraudsters can use your personal information to conduct a variety of illegitimate transactions, such as opening bogus accounts, filing tax returns and getting… Read more »

Plaza Bancorp, the holding company of Plaza Bank, announces financial results for the third quarter ended September 30, 2016 (unaudited)

October 19, 2016


THIRD QUARTER 2016 HIGHLIGHTS – COMPARED TO PRIOR QUARTER 51% annualized growth in deposits Assets up 29% annualized to $1.2 billion Loans held for investment increased $41 million Net interest margin improved to 4.77% IRVINE, CA – October 18, 2016: Plaza Bancorp (PLZZ.OB) (the “Company”), the holding company of Plaza Bank (the “Bank”), reported unaudited net income… Read more »

Plaza Bank Thanks our US Military at the NAIOP San Diego Golf Tournament

September 21, 2016


This year’s event, hosted at Morgan Run golf course on Monday, September 19, 2016, raised $90,000 for military men and women! NAIOP stands for the National Association of Industrial and Office Properties. Plaza Bank’s Tim Himstreet has served on the NAIOP San Diego board since 2001. The board is responsible for continuing growth in commercial… Read more »

Plaza Bank Hires Jon Hansen as Vice President and Business Development Officer, SBA and Commercial Lending in San Diego

September 12, 2016

Plaza Bank (OTCBB: PLZZ) (the “Bank”) is pleased to announce it has hired Jon Hansen as Vice President and Business Development Officer, SBA and Commercial Lending in San Diego. In this role, he is responsible for building relationships with local business owners and originating loans to meet their unique commercial real estate needs. Mr. Hansen,… Read more »

EMV Chip Debit Card Frequently Asked Questions

September 9, 2016

What is an EMV? EMV stands for (Europay, MasterCard® and VISA®) and is the new global standard for cards equipped with computer chips and technology used to more securely authenticate chip-card transactions. Why is Plaza Bank migrating to EMV chip enabled cards? All major US credit card vendors have implemented this change and Plaza Bank… Read more »

Plaza Bank raises money for Redondo Union High School and Mira Costa High School girls and boys volleyball programs in the South Bay

September 6, 2016

Plaza Bank's Kevin Campbell, Lakers head coach Luke Walton, and Will Campbell (KC’s son)

Photo: Plaza Bank’s Kevin Campbell, Lakers head coach Luke Walton, and Will Campbell (KC’s son) This past Labor Day Weekend, Plaza Bank sponsored the 59th Annual 4 Man Labor Day Beach Volleyball Tournament in Hermosa Beach. Kevin Campbell’s father started this tournament and it has grown into one of the premier 4 man tournaments in… Read more »

Advancing Innovation Pet

August 29, 2016

Kate Coopman, Victoria Coopman, Tim Taft Innovation Pet

Imagination, creativity, and originality are the strategic tools Innovation Pet uses to bring exciting new products to pet parents everywhere. Since inception four years ago, Innovation Pet has set the pet industry on fire with its unique and engaging products. This dynamic corporation is rapidly achieving success that competitive companies envy—with several industry awards and… Read more »

Working Wardrobes – Message from Bob Hurley

August 29, 2016


In photo from left: Doug Newton, Raymond Viel, Joshua Wafer, David Salzberg, Eran Harrill, and Gene Galloway | CEO, Plaza Bank Thank you for attending the OC premiere of Citizen Soldier! Doing more to help veterans was our intent when we formed the Working Wardrobes’ VetNet program four years ago – and our resolve is… Read more »