Bridge Bank of Silicon Valley (In Organization) Names Thomas A. Sa Chief Financial Officer

Apr 02, 2001, 01:00 ET from Bridge Bank of Silicon Valley N.A. (In Organization)

    SANTA CLARA, Calif., April 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Daniel P. Myers, President
 and CEO of Bridge Bank of Silicon Valley (In Organization) has announced that
 local corporate and banking finance veteran Thomas A. Sa has been named
 Chief Financial Offer of the bank.
     Mr. Sa, 39, comes from Mediagate, Inc., a San Jose-based provider of
 integrated software and hardware solutions for unified messaging. At
 Mediagate, Sa served as Chief Financial Officer and Corporate Secretary. He
 was responsible for all aspects of the company's financial management of
 multi-national operations.
     "Tom is an important addition to our veteran executive team here at Bridge
 Bank," said Mr. Myers. "Tom brings more than 15 years of corporate finance and
 public accounting experience to our organization. He's a proven leader who
 will help us develop and implement our corporate objectives to meet the
 banking needs of the valley's business community in the months and years
 ahead."
     From 1997 to 1999, Mr. Sa served as Corporate Controller with Leasing
 Solutions Inc. in San Jose. As controller he was responsible for all aspects
 of financial reporting and accounting operations, including SEC reporting and
 compliance, and analysis of residual values for technology leases.
     From 1995 to 1997, Mr. Sa served as Senior Vice President/Chief Financial
 Officer and Corporate Secretary of Central Coast Bancorp in Salinas. And from
 1989 to 1995, Mr. Sa served as Chief Financial Officer at South Valley
 Bancorporation in Gilroy.
     "I am very excited to be joining a team with the depth of experience
 represented at Bridge Bank," said Mr. Sa. "This is a unique opportunity to
 build a community-based business bank and address a void in the local banking
 market as a result of recent merger activity."
     Mr. Sa, who holds an undergraduate degree from Humboldt State University,
 lives in Campbell.
 
     About Bridge Bank of Silicon Valley (In Organization)
     Bridge Bank of Silicon Valley (In Organization) is Santa Clara County's
 newest full-service business bank. The bank is dedicated to meeting the
 financial needs of small and middle market businesses in Silicon Valley.
 Bridge Bank will provide clients with a comprehensive package of business
 banking solutions delivered through experienced, professional bankers. Visit
 Bridge Bank on the Web at www.bridgebanksv.com.
 
 

SOURCE Bridge Bank of Silicon Valley N.A. (In Organization)
    SANTA CLARA, Calif., April 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Daniel P. Myers, President
 and CEO of Bridge Bank of Silicon Valley (In Organization) has announced that
 local corporate and banking finance veteran Thomas A. Sa has been named
 Chief Financial Offer of the bank.
     Mr. Sa, 39, comes from Mediagate, Inc., a San Jose-based provider of
 integrated software and hardware solutions for unified messaging. At
 Mediagate, Sa served as Chief Financial Officer and Corporate Secretary. He
 was responsible for all aspects of the company's financial management of
 multi-national operations.
     "Tom is an important addition to our veteran executive team here at Bridge
 Bank," said Mr. Myers. "Tom brings more than 15 years of corporate finance and
 public accounting experience to our organization. He's a proven leader who
 will help us develop and implement our corporate objectives to meet the
 banking needs of the valley's business community in the months and years
 ahead."
     From 1997 to 1999, Mr. Sa served as Corporate Controller with Leasing
 Solutions Inc. in San Jose. As controller he was responsible for all aspects
 of financial reporting and accounting operations, including SEC reporting and
 compliance, and analysis of residual values for technology leases.
     From 1995 to 1997, Mr. Sa served as Senior Vice President/Chief Financial
 Officer and Corporate Secretary of Central Coast Bancorp in Salinas. And from
 1989 to 1995, Mr. Sa served as Chief Financial Officer at South Valley
 Bancorporation in Gilroy.
     "I am very excited to be joining a team with the depth of experience
 represented at Bridge Bank," said Mr. Sa. "This is a unique opportunity to
 build a community-based business bank and address a void in the local banking
 market as a result of recent merger activity."
     Mr. Sa, who holds an undergraduate degree from Humboldt State University,
 lives in Campbell.
 
     About Bridge Bank of Silicon Valley (In Organization)
     Bridge Bank of Silicon Valley (In Organization) is Santa Clara County's
 newest full-service business bank. The bank is dedicated to meeting the
 financial needs of small and middle market businesses in Silicon Valley.
 Bridge Bank will provide clients with a comprehensive package of business
 banking solutions delivered through experienced, professional bankers. Visit
 Bridge Bank on the Web at www.bridgebanksv.com.
 
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