BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., Jan. 15, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Pacific Western Bank is pleased to announce that Rebecca Cordes has been hired as Executive Vice President, Human Resources. She will be located in Pacific Western Bank's Greenwood Village, Colorado executive offices.
She will lead Pacific Western Bank's enterprise-wide human resources function. Her role is critically important as Pacific Western Bank competes for top talent that reflects an expanding geographical footprint, and commitment to excellence in the banking industry.
"Rebecca is a welcome addition to our senior management team," said Matt Wagner, President and CEO. "As we have grown through acquisition in recent years, we realize the value of consistent and ongoing engagement with our current and future employees at all levels. I am confident Rebecca will contribute to this in a positive and meaningful way."
Ms. Cordes brings over 30 years of banking experience to her new role at Pacific Western Bank. Prior to joining, Ms. Cordes served as the Executive Vice President, Director of Support Services at First Western Trust Bank, principal banking subsidiary of First Western Financial, Inc. During her tenure with First Western Financial Inc., she also served as the Director of Human Capital and as Senior Operations Officer for First Western Capital Management, a registered investment advisory firm. Ms. Cordes is a highly respected member of the Denver business community, having served on the board of directors of the Metro Chamber of Commerce, and as a Board Chair of the Denver Metro Chamber Leadership Foundation. She was also a board member for Rocky Mountain Junior Achievement and was appointed by Governor Hickenlooper to serve on the Colorado Commission on Affordable Health Care from 2014-2017.
About Pacific Western Bank
Pacific Western Bank is a Los Angeles-based commercial bank with approximately $24 billion in assets. The Bank has 74 full-service branches located throughout the state of California and one branch in Durham, North Carolina. We provide lending and comprehensive deposit and treasury management services to small and medium-sized businesses conducted primarily through our California-based branch offices. We offer additional products and services through our National Lending and Venture Banking groups. National Lending provides asset-based, equipment, real estate and security cash flow loans and treasury management services to established middle market businesses on a national basis. Venture Banking offers a comprehensive suite of financial services focused on entrepreneurial businesses and their venture capital and private equity investors, with offices located in key innovative hubs across the United States. For more information about PacWest Bancorp, visit www.pacwestbancorp.com, or to learn more about Pacific Western Bank, visit www.pacificwesternbank.com.
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