Daily News: March 5, 2014

Opus Bank Expands Arizona Commercial Banking with Dickman

Opus Bank announced Scott Dickman joined Opus Bank as senior managing director, Commercial Business Banking – Arizona. Dickman joined from Comerica Bank where he served as SVP, market president and commercial banking leader in the Arizona market.

From 2008 through 2012, Dickman served as SVP, Commercial Banking for Arizona Bank & Trust, where he also was a member of the bank’s senior leadership team and led the commercial business group, including Commercial Banking, Treasury Management and Small Business.

From 2002 through 2008, Dickman served as SVP, national sales manager at First Tennessee Bank, and managed the Commercial Banking Group’s emerging markets.

From 1978 through 2002, he served as SVP, national sales manager with Transamerica Finance, focusing on Fortune 500 manufacturing companies.

Michael Allison, co-president of the Commercial Bank, commented, “We are proud to have Scott join Opus Bank’s Commercial Business Banking division in Arizona. We anticipate that his 36 years of banking experience and considerable success providing commercial banking and treasury management products, services, and solutions to mid-sized businesses in Maricopa County will have an immediate and positive impact on those entrepreneurs and business owners with a vision to expand and grow.”