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Banc of California Announces the Promotion of Thomas Hill to Senior Vice President, Head of Middle Market Banking

SANTA ANA, Calif., Aug. 16, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Banc of California, Inc. (BANC), the holding company for Banc of California, N.A. ("Bank") today announced the promotion of Thomas Hill to serve as Senior Vice President, Head of Middle Market Banking for the Bank.  Mr. Hill joined Banc of California in March 2018 as the Commercial Banking Market Executive for Los Angeles.  In the expanded role, Mr. Hill will oversee all middle market banking efforts covering Los Angeles, Orange and San Diego counties.      

"We are pleased to announce the promotion of Tom to lead all of our Middle Market Banking efforts in Southern California," said Doug Bowers, President and Chief Executive Officer.  Jason Pendergist, Executive Vice President and Head of Commercial Banking, added, "During Tom's short tenure with the Bank, he has demonstrated outstanding leadership, strong ability to execute on transactions and provide quality customer service." 

In Mr. Hill's new role, he will lead all Middle Market Banking activities, and will partner with the Treasury Management group to provide a comprehensive suite of products and services to this market segment.

Prior to joining the Bank, Mr. Hill was with Opus Bank, where he most recently served as Senior Managing Director, Commercial Banking for the Los Angeles region.  He brings over 15 years of commercial banking experience, and previously worked at East West Bank, Union Bank, and City National Bank.  Mr. Hill holds a B.A. in Economics and Political Science from the University of Maryland at Towson and holds a M.S. in Business and Finance from John Hopkins University. 

About Banc of California, Inc.
Banc of California, Inc. (BANC) provides comprehensive banking services to California's diverse businesses, entrepreneurs and communities. Banc of California operates 34 offices in California.

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