California United Bank announced that Brian M. Ishida joined the company as senior vice president, Commercial Banking, covering the South Bay. Ishida’s was an integral part of establishing and solidifying the South Bay region for his former employer.
Citizens Community Bank added John Davis as a senior vice president and market executive. He previously served as VP at Virginia Commonwealth Bank and most recently as city executive for BB&T.
S&T Bancorp promoted Pat Haberfield and Jim Mill to senior EVP, chief credit officer and SVP, deposit operations and alternative channel manager, respectively.
Matt Christensen joined Bridge Bank as senior vice president and San Francisco regional manager. Previously, he held senior-level positions for City National Bank, BofA Merrill and GE Capital.
Porter Capital announced that Steven R. Bellah joined the company as senior vice president and national sales manager. The 20-plus year commercial finance veteran has held various executive positions with Wells Fargo and GE Capital, among others.
S&T Bank appointed John Kline as SVP, commercial lending. Prior to S&T, Kline served as senior vice president, commercial lending at another regional financial institution.
Wells Fargo said that James K. Vargo has joined its growing commercial banking team in Chicago as senior vice president and business development officer.
Presidential Financial said Mark J. Locher joined the company as SVP, BDO. Locher previously held senior origination positions with NewStar Business Credit, ORIX Leveraged Finance and BMO Capital Markets.
DZ BANK promoted Christian Haesslein to senior vice president. Haesslein, who has been with the bank since 2003, is responsible for originating, structuring and managing transactions for the bank’s conduit.