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Spend Life Wisely Company Raises Growth Capital
Posted: 01/28/2022

DURANT, OK – Spend Life Wisely Company, Inc., a leading purpose based financial institution, announced today that it has completed a private placement of approximately $80.5 million of common stock...

Citizens Bank of Edmond CEO Jill Castilla appointed to Federal Reserve Advisory Council
Posted: 01/14/2022

Citizens Bank of Edmond President and CEO Jill Castilla has been appointed to the Federal Reserve's 12-member Federal Advisory Council. She will represent the Fed's Kansas City District, which inc...

Bank Director: The Chemistry of Success
Posted: 04/22/2015

If service as a bank director is supposed to be a cushy sinecure, then someone forgot to tell the seven board members at CVB Financial Corp., a $7.4 billion asset bank headquartered in Ontario, Calif...

East L.A.'s Pan American Bank Gets $6.3-Million Bailout from Other Banks
Posted: 07/23/2014

Encouraged by some of California’s leading financial executives, 16 community banks have invested $6.3 million into Pan American Bank in East Los Angeles to ward off regulators and keep open Californ...

Sixteen Banks, Along with John Eggemeyer and Tim Chrisman, Raise $6.3 Million to Keep Hispanic-Focused Bank from Failing
Posted: 07/22/2014

A pack of West Coast banks have banded together to save Pan American Bank in Los Angeles.

Castle Creek Capital Partners IV, L.P. Closes in Excess of $330 Million to Invest in U.S.-Based Community Banks
Posted: 02/08/2011

RANCHO SANTA FE, Calif.–(PRNewswire)–Castle Creek is pleased to announce the final closing of its fourth fund, Castle Creek Capital Partners IV, L.P. (“Fund IV”), with $331 million in capital commitm...