Bank of Southern California Expands Its Development Team in the Greater Los Angeles Area With the Hiring of Two Senior Managing Directors

San Diego, Calif., March 6, 2019 – Bank of Southern California, N.A. (OTC Pink: BCAL), a community business bank headquartered in San Diego, is pleased to announce the expansion of its business development team in the Los Angeles market with the hiring of two seasoned banking professionals to support the company’s continued growth and expansion in the Southern California region.

Mirna Batarseh – Senior Managing Director, Deposit Origination

Mrs. Batarseh has joined Bank of Southern California as Senior Managing Director, Deposit Origination, bringing more than 25 years of exceptional banking experience. In her role, she will be responsible for expanding the Bank’s client base by providing deposit solutions, commercial lending opportunities, and treasury management needs for small to mid-sized businesses. Most recently, she served as Vice President, Senior Relationship Manager at Banc of California in Los Angeles.

Jessica Batarseh – Senior Managing Director, Business Banking

Ms. Batarseh joins the company as Senior Managing Director, Business Banking, bringing over 7 years of experience with proven success in business banking and relationship management. She is responsible for expanding existing client relationships and originating new business lending and deposit opportunities. She offers a wealth of experience and knowledge in commercial lending, business development strategies, and portfolio management. Prior to joining Bank of Southern California Ms. Batarseh served as Vice President, Business Banking Relationship Manager II at Banc of California. She graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Management from the California State University, Northridge School of Business and Economics.

“We are pleased to welcome both Mirna and Jessica to our growing Business Development team. Both of these banking professionals have extensive experience with a track record of success, and reputations for providing high level customer service,” said Gaylin Anderson, Executive Vice President and Chief Banking Officer.