Pacific Continental Corporation Names Richard Sawyer as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer

Jul 09, 2015, 16:35 ET from Pacific Continental Corporation

EUGENE, Ore., July 9, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Pacific Continental Corporation (NASDAQ: PCBK), the holding company of Pacific Continental Bank, announced today that Richard R. Sawyer has been named executive vice president and chief financial officer.

Mr. Sawyer, 50, was the executive vice president and chief financial officer for Tower Financial Corporation, a publicly held community bank headquartered in Fort Wayne, Indiana and was most recently the vice president for Lifeline Youth and Family Services, a nonprofit also located in Fort Wayne.

"We are very excited to have Rick join our leadership team at Pacific Continental," said Roger Busse, chief executive officer. "He possesses superior talent and experience within the community banking industry and he also provides great insight and counsel related to one of our key business niches – the nonprofit sector." 

Mr. Sawyer replaces Mick Reynolds as executive vice president and CFO who announced his retirement earlier this year.

About Pacific Continental Bank

Pacific Continental Bank, the operating subsidiary of Pacific Continental Corporation, delivers highly personalized services through 15 banking offices in Oregon and Washington. The Bank also operates two loan production offices. With $1.8 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 been honored with numerous awards and recognitions from highly regarded third-party organizations including the American Bankers Association, 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 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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