IRVINE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Opus Bank (“Opus”) (NASDAQ: OPB) and the Thompson Family announced today the launch of The Thompson Family Foundation, www.thompsonfamily.foundation a non-profit organization aimed at helping those in need in inner cities including Los Angeles, Oakland and internationally in father Mychal Thompson’s hometown of Nassau, Bahamas. The foundation will have the support of all five members of the Thompson Family including parents Mychal and Julie along with their three children, Klay, Trayce and Mychel.
As a part of their announcement, Opus Bank produced a content video with the family titled, “Solid Foundation.” In the video, the bank visited with all five members of the Thompson Family to discuss why philanthropy is important to them, what they hope to accomplish together by forming this great non-profit organization and how they plan to affect the local communities in their respective home cities. The “Solid Foundation” video can be viewed on the Opus Bank YouTube channel ( https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C3Po6KF6nuo).
“Philanthropy is extremely important to our family,” said NBA All-Star and two-time NBA Champion, Klay Thompson. “Our parents taught us at a young age the importance to always give back to those who are less fortunate and we are excited to be able to come together as a family to give back in various ways in the communities that we live in.”
“I always said that I would never forget where I came from and promised to find a way to always give back to my hometown of Nassau in the Bahamas,” said two-time NBA Champion, Mychal Thompson. “Our family has been blessed with great professional careers and now, with the help of our amazing partner Opus Bank, we will have a strong and experienced partner to help overcome all of the hurdles that come with starting a non-profit organization as they have a great team that specializes in that field.”
“We are thrilled to be able to partner with the Thompson Family to help launch The Thompson Family Foundation,” said Amondo Redmond, Chief Marketing Officer for Opus Bank. “Opus Bank is the official bank of the Pac-12 Conference and to know that Klay is a Pac-12 alumnus is a great connection to our brand.”
Opus Bank is the official bank of Klay Thompson and the Thompson family. This includes a dedicated philanthropic team that understands the financial challenges that come with starting a non-profit organization. Their team of experts will help get The Thompson Family Foundation the tools and services that they need so that they can support the communities that they are looking to serve. The content for “Solid Foundation” can be viewed through the bank’s online website as well as across their social footprints via the links below:
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Opus Bank is an FDIC insured California-chartered commercial bank with $7.5 billion of total assets, $5.2 billion of total loans, and $5.9 billion in total deposits as of December 31, 2017. Opus Bank provides superior ideas and solutions, and banking products to its clients through its Retail Bank, Commercial Bank, and Merchant Bank. Opus Bank offers a suite of treasury and cash management and depository solutions and a wide range of loan products, including commercial, healthcare, media and entertainment, corporate finance, multifamily residential, commercial real estate and structured finance, and is an SBA preferred lender. Opus Bank offers commercial escrow services and facilitates 1031 Exchange transactions through its Escrow and Exchange divisions. Opus Bank provides clients with financial and advisory services related to raising equity capital, targeted acquisition and divestiture strategies, general mergers and acquisitions, debt and equity financing, balance sheet restructuring, valuation, strategy and performance improvement through its Merchant Banking division and its broker-dealer subsidiary, Opus Financial Partners, LLC, Member FINRA/SIPC. Opus Bank’s alternative asset IRA custodian subsidiary has over $16 billion of custodial assets and approximately 50,000 client accounts, which are comprised of self-directed investors, financial institutions, capital raisers and financial advisors. Opus Bank operates 50 banking offices, including 31 in California, 16 in the Seattle/Puget Sound region in Washington, two in the Phoenix metropolitan area of Arizona and one in Portland, Oregon. Opus Bank is an Equal Housing Lender. For additional information about Opus Bank, please visit our website: www.opusbank.com.
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