Daily News: June 21, 2018

Nilos, Foster Join Opus Bank as Managing Directors in LA


Opus Bank expanded its Commercial Banking team in Los Angeles with the hiring of Jennifer Foster and Nicole Nilos as managing directors, senior client mangers. Both will be responsible for expanding Opus’ commercial and corporate client base in the San Fernando Valley and Santa Clarita Valley regions of Los Angeles County.

Jim Haney, executive vice president, head of Commercial Banking, stated, “We are proud to have both Jennifer and Nicole join Opus’ Commercial Banking team. Jennifer and Nicole are highly regarded bankers, each with a wealth of experience structuring and delivering asset-based, acquisition, SBA, and term financing; treasury management services; and owner occupied real estate lending solutions to entrepreneurs, business owners, and lower-middle and middle market companies in Los Angeles metropolitan area.”

Foster most recently served as vice president, senior relationship manager at City National Bank. Her 25-year banking career included roles as vice president, relationship manager at MUFG Union Bank; vice president, senior relationship manager at Chase Bank; vice president, senior relationship manager with Comerica Bank and commercial banking business development roles with Santa Barbara Bank & Trust and Wells Fargo. Foster began her banking career with Great Western Savings Bank.

Nilos also served as a vice president, senior relationship manager at City National Bank. From 2010 to 2014, she served in various roles at US Bank, including vice president, commercial banking relationship manager and vice president, sales branch manager. Nilos began her banking career in 2005.