Daily News: May 16, 2018

Opus Bank Expands LA Commercial Banking Team


Mark Kaeller, a 28-year banking veteran, joined Opus Bank as managing director, senior client manager in Los Angeles.

“We are proud to have Mark Kaeller join Opus’ Commercial Banking team in Los Angeles. Mark is a highly regarded banker in the region with deep ties to middle market companies and a wealth of experience delivering debt financing and treasury management and solutions,” said Jim Haney, EVP, head of Commercial Banking.

Kaeller joined most recently from MUFG Union Bank, where he served as vice president, senior relationship manager and focused on building the bank’s middle market commercial banking business in downtown Los Angeles and the surrounding markets. From 2014 to 2016, he served as vice president, senior relationship manager at ProAmerica Bank, where he focused on developing new client relationships with lower middle market companies and originating commercial loans and working capital lines of credit, as well as non-owner-occupied commercial real estate debt transactions.

From 2013 to 2014, Kaeller was vice president, senior relationship manager at JPMorgan Chase, where he focused on building client relationships with small businesses and lower middle market companies. From 2003 to 2013, he was vice president, relationship manager at Bank of America, where he managed and developed client relationships with middle market companies, with a focus on commercial loans and lines of credit, foreign exchange transactions and treasury management services.