SCVBank To Expand Services
Santa Paula, CA. May 3, 2007- Santa Clara Valley Bank (SCVBank; OTC BB: SCVE.OB) today announced it received approval from the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency to relocate its Fillmore Branch. SCVBank also operates a branch at the Valencia Town Center in addition to its main office in Santa Paula.
SCVBank Corporate Headquarters
Moving from its current Central Avenue location, the new SCVBank Fillmore branch will increase its office space to 5,347-square feet at 527 Sespe Avenue. The new Sespe location will also afford SCVBank customers a larger parking lot and the added convenience of a drive- up window. The new Fillmore branch location opening is slated for mid- June, said President and CEO Michael D. Hause.
"We are very excited about our new Fillmore branch location. The larger facility will allow us to expand our excellent service to our growing customer base in Fillmore," added Hause.
SCVBank has created a niche for itself in the banking industry, specializing in small business accounts and working for bank customers looking for more personal customer service. Currently, the Fillmore Branch has over 1,500 accounts totaling $21 million, and $12.2 million in loans.
"The entire staff will remain the same," explained Assistant Vice President Amalia Casas who along with fellow AVP Joan Largen will lead the Fillmore team. "We were able to negotiate a long-term lease, which will allow us to serve the Fillmore citizens and businesses for years to come."
SCVBank Fillmore branch customers have the added benefit of Saturday service from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., in addition to weekday service, Monday to Thursday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Friday until 6 p.m. SCVBank Fillmore customer service can be reached at 805-524-3262 during business hours.
For all its customers at all three branches, SCVBank provides 24-hour automated service at 805-525-1988 or toll-free at 866-525-1999.
Founded in 1998, SCVBank currently operates three branches in Santa Paula, Fillmore, and Valencia. Under its stock symbol of SCVE.OB, SCVBank's stock is traded through Wedbush Morgan Securities, and Howe Barnes Hofer & Arnett. The Bank's web site is www.SCVBank.com.
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