JERICHO, N.Y., July 26, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Esquire Financial Holdings, Inc. (ESQ) (the "Company"), the holding company for Esquire Bank, National Association ("Esquire Bank"), announced today that Jack Thompson resigned as a member of its Board of Directors for personal and business reasons effective July 25, 2019. Mr. Thompson has been a director of both the Company and Esquire Bank since 2016, and during his tenure, he also served as a member of the Strategic Oversight Committee.
"Jack has played an invaluable role on our board over the last four years," stated Tony Coelho, Chairman of the Board. "His judgement and financial acumen have benefited our management group and our shareholders."
"I want to thank the team at Esquire for their support during my tenure," stated Mr. Thompson. "With Esquire's strong board governance, management structure, and performance, I believe it's time to focus my attention on other portfolio companies. Esquire continues to be a terrific investment for Gapstow and we are proud to have played a role in the Company's development."
"On behalf of the Company, the board and management, we want to thank Jack for his leadership, expertise and continued support," stated Andrew C. Sagliocca, President and Chief Executive Officer. "At this time, the board has no plans to fill his seat."
About Esquire Financial Holdings, Inc.
Esquire Financial Holdings, Inc. is a bank holding company headquartered in Jericho, New York, with one branch office in Jericho, New York and an administrative office in Boca Raton, Florida. Its wholly owned subsidiary, Esquire Bank, National Association, is a full-service commercial bank dedicated to serving the financial needs of the legal industry and small businesses nationally, as well as commercial and retail customers in the New York metropolitan area. The bank offers tailored products and solutions to the legal community and their clients as well as dynamic and flexible merchant services solutions to small business owners. For more information, visit www.esquirebank.com.
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Eric S. Bader
Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer
Esquire Financial Holdings, Inc.