Opus Bank Further Expands Arizona Banking Team

- Scott Dickman joins as Senior Managing Director, Commercial Business Banking -

IRVINE, Calif.--()--Opus Bank (“Opus” or the “Bank”) announced today that Scott Dickman has joined Opus Bank as Senior Managing Director, Commercial Business Banking - Arizona. Mr. Dickman, a 36-year banking veteran, is Opus’ first commercial banker in Arizona and is responsible for expanding Opus’ commercial client base in the Phoenix metropolitan region.

Michael Allison, Co-President, 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.” Allison added, “Opus’ launch of Commercial Business Banking in the Valley is a continuation of the Bank’s organic growth, which included the openings of banking offices in Scottsdale and Phoenix/Paradise Valley late last year.”

Mr. Dickman joins Opus Bank most recently from Comerica Bank where he served as Senior Vice President, Market President and Commercial Banking Leader in the Arizona market. From 2008 through 2012, Mr. 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, Mr. Dickman served as SVP, National Sales Manager at First Tennessee Bank and managed the Commercial Banking Group’s emerging markets. From 1978 through 2002, Mr. Dickman served as SVP, National Sales Manager with Transamerica Finance Corporation focusing on Fortune 500 manufacturing companies.

About Opus Bank

Opus Bank is an FDIC insured California-chartered commercial bank with over $3.7 billion of total assets, $2.9 billion of total loans, and $2.7 billion in total deposits as of December 31, 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, commercial real estate, multifamily residential, and is an SBA preferred lender. Opus Bank is an Equal Housing Lender. Opus Bank operates 60 banking offices, including two in the Phoenix metropolitan area of Arizona, 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.

Contacts

Opus Bank
Mr. Jeff L. Leonard
SVP, Dir. of Corporate Strategy/Communications
949-250-9800

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Opus Bank
Mr. Jeff L. Leonard
SVP, Dir. of Corporate Strategy/Communications
949-250-9800