EUGENE, Ore., March 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Pacific Continental Bank, the bank subsidiary of Pacific Continental Corporation (Nasdaq: PCBK), announced today that it was once again recognized by Oregon Business magazine as one of the 100 Best Companies to Work For in Oregon. Jumping two places to rank 23rd in the large-company category, 2013 marks the fourteenth consecutive year the bank has been named as a 100 Best company. Additionally, Pacific Continental Bank was noted once again as a member of the 100 Best's "Hall of Fame." For the second year, Oregon Business magazine recognized companies who have appeared ten times or more in the 100 Best ranking. With fourteen consecutive placements to its name, Pacific Continental is one of a handful of Oregon-based companies to make the Hall of Fame list.
"To once again be recognized as a Top 100 company speaks volumes to the vitality of our company culture," said Hal Brown, Pacific Continental's chief executive officer. "It's gratifying to know that PCB employees continue to think so highly of our company. This level of recognition reflects the commitment we've made to maintain excellence in the workplace even during the roller-coaster craziness the financial services industry has experienced in the past four years."
The 100 Best list recognizes large, medium and small companies for excellence in work environment, management and communications, decision-making and trust, career development and learning, and benefits and compensation. The winners and their rankings are published in the March 2013 issue of Oregon Business and online at OregonBusiness.com. Statewide, more than 13,000 employees from 273 employers participated in the publication's annual survey. Award methodology, along with additional details, can be located at oregonbusiness.com.
About Pacific Continental Bank Pacific Continental Bank, the operating subsidiary of Pacific Continental Corporation, delivers highly personalized services through 14 banking offices in Oregon and Washington. The Bank also operates a loan production office in Tacoma, Washington. With $1.4 billion in assets, Pacific Continental has established one of the most unique and attractive metropolitan branch networks in the Northwest with offices in three of the region's largest markets including Seattle, Portland and Eugene. Pacific Continental targets the banking needs of community-based businesses, health care professionals, professional service providers and nonprofit organizations.
Since its founding in 1972, Pacific Continental Bank has received numerous awards and recognitions from highly regarded third-party organizations including The Seattle Times, the Portland Business Journal and Oregon Business magazine. A complete list of the company's awards and recognitions – as well as supplementary information about Pacific Continental Bank – can be found online at therightbank.com Pacific Continental Corporation's shares, a component of the Russell 2000 Index, are listed on the Nasdaq Global Select Market under the symbol "PCBK."
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