IRVINE, Calif.--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--Opus Bank (“Opus” or the “Bank”) announced today that Rick Lamoreux has rejoined Opus as Senior Managing Director, Commercial Business Banking, focused on providing commercial banking products, services, and solutions to mid-sized businesses located in Southern California.
“I greatly look forward to Rick’s strong contribution and success as we expand Opus’ Commercial Banking team and execute on the long-term plan to strategically grow Opus Bank to becoming a dominant relationship-based regional bank on the West Coast.”
Mr. Lamoreux, an 11-year banking veteran, rejoins Opus most recently from BBVA Compass, where he served as Vice President, Relationship Manager, providing debt financing and treasury management solutions to mid-sized businesses with revenues of $25 million to $250 million. Mr. Lamoreux previously served as Director, Commercial Business Banking with Opus Bank from April 2011 through December 2012. Earlier in his career, Mr. Lamoreux served as Vice President, Commercial Lending for Beach Business Bank; Vice President, Commercial Lending for Irwin Union Bank; and Assistant Vice President, Commercial Lending for Comerica Bank. Mr. Lamoreux holds a Bachelor’s degree from the University of Redlands and Master’s degree from the University of Southern California.
Stephen H. Gordon, founding Chairman, Chief Executive Officer, and President of Opus Bank, stated, “We are excited to welcome back Rick as he rejoins Opus’ Commercial Business Banking division. Rick is highly-regarded among middle market companies in Southern California as a banking veteran with a depth of commercial banking experience, serving his clients as a trusted advisor in the use of bank financing to help them grow their businesses.” Gordon added, “I greatly look forward to Rick’s strong contribution and success as we expand Opus’ Commercial Banking team and execute on the long-term plan to strategically grow Opus Bank to becoming a dominant relationship-based regional bank on the West Coast.”
About Opus Bank
Opus Bank is an FDIC insured California-chartered commercial bank with $3.2 billion of total assets, $2.4 billion of total loans, and $2.3 billion in total deposits, as of June 30, 2013. Opus Bank provides high-value, relationship-based banking products, services, and solutions to its clients comprised of small and mid-sized commercial businesses, entrepreneurs, real estate investors, professionals, and consumers. Opus Bank offers a robust suite of treasury and cash management and depository solutions, and a wide range of loan products, including commercial and industrial, SBA, commercial real estate, multifamily residential, and conforming and jumbo single-family residential loans; and is an Equal Housing Lender. Opus Bank operates 58 banking offices, including 34 banking offices in California and 24 in the Seattle/Puget Sound region in Washington. For additional information about Opus Bank, please visit our website: www.opusbank.com. To learn more about how Opus Bank is backing businesses, please visit: www.opusbank.com/Spotlight.