Daily News: December 11, 2013

Pacific Mercantile Commercial Banking Hires Fatal

Pacific Mercantile Bancorp announced that Jill Fatál joined Pacific Mercantile Bank as SVP and relationship manager in the Commercial Banking division. The bank is the wholly owned subsidiary of Pacific Mercantile Bancorp.

Fatál will be furthering the bank’s growth of its core deposit base throughout the Los Angeles and Orange County marketplace. “We are thrilled to have someone with Ms. Fatál’s knowledge and broad banking background concentrate on growing our core deposits at PMB,” stated Tom Vertin, president of Commercial Banking.

Fatál, a long-time South Bay banking leader, has a career spanning four decades in commercial banking business development with a concentration in deposit gathering. She is well-known in the banking community for her high standards of service to her clients, and her track record of forging long-term relationships with them.

Charity organizations and community groups have benefitted from her long history of involvement and she has been a dedicated leader or board member for such non-profits as Rotary, YMCA, Chrysalis, Torrance Cultural Arts Foundation and the Los Angeles Philanthropic Committee for the Arts. Ms. Fatál is the recipient of numerous awards and mayoral, assembly and senatorial citations for her service.

Kittridge Chamberlain, EVP, Southern Division manager stated, “I am delighted to be working with Jill. Her expertise, client focus and community involvement make her a welcome addition to the PMB commercial banking team.”