Banc of California Expands Entertainment, Business Mgt Teams

Banc of California expanded it Private Banking division in Los Angeles. adding three banking professionals — Steven Hamilton, Rafael Lopez, Jr. and Debbie Maisch — who will focus on Entertainment and Business Management.

Banc of California Taps Ashworth to Lead Business Banking

Banc of California hired Matthew Ashworth to serve as senior vice president, head of Business Banking.

Hill to Head Banc of California Middle Market Banking

Banc of California promoted 15-year industry veteran Thomas Hill to senior vice president, head of Middle Market Banking.

Banc of California Promotes Pendergist to Head of Commercial Banking

Banc of California promoted Jason Pendergist to executive vice president and head of Commercial Banking.

Banc of California Launches Sports, Entertainment Groups

Banc of California hired Pacific Merchant Bank’s Adrian Ward to lead its new dedicated Entertainment Banking team, supported by Randi Greenberg. Ryan Donohue will lead the bank’s new Sports Banking team.

Banc of California Hires Califano, Lorenz as SVPs

Banc of California hired Anel Califano and Nicole Lorenz as senior vice presidents in the treasury management sales organization and the specialty deposits group, respectively.

Rahimi, Mello Join Banc of California San Diego Office

Banc of California hired Joubin Rahimi as senior vice president, Private Banking and promoted Joshua Mello to vice president, commercial banking relationship manager. Both will work out of the bank’s San Diego office.

CIT Bank Exec Gagnon Joins Banc of California as CCO

Banc of California hired Kris Gagnon as chief credit officer. Gagnon joins from CIT Bank, where he served as chief credit officer and brings expertise as a credit executive in commercial banking.

Banc of California Hires Dailey as Executive Vice President

Banc of California hired Rita Dailey as executive vice president, head of deposits and treasury management services.

Banc of California Names Bogler CFO

Banc of California hired John A. Bogler as executive vice president and chief financial officer.