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Rick Sowers Named President of Plaza Bancorp and Plaza Bank

January 20, 2017

IRVINE, CA–(January 12, 2017) – Plaza Bancorp (PLZZ.OB) (the “Company”), the holding company of Plaza Bank (the “Bank”), is pleased to announce it has named Rick Sowers as President of both the Company and Bank, effective January 1, 2017. Gene Galloway, who has served as President and CEO since 2009, will remain CEO of the… Read more »

Our Las Vegas Branch is Closing and Relocating!

October 24, 2016

Las Vegas new branch building

The new branch opens on December 5, 2016. 10777 West Twain Avenue, Suite 150 Las Vegas, Nevada 89135 Conveniently located in the Town Center 215 Center, just off the 215 Freeway at the Town Center exit.    

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

Tim Himstreet with local Marine

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 »