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Our Management

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Robert F. Shack, Chariman and Director
Bob began his banking career in 1967 at Security Pacific National Bank where he served as Division Manager. Bob transitioned to 1st Business Bank as Regional Vice President for West LA.
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Donald P. Johnson, Vice Chairman and Director
Donís financial career began in 1972. His experience includes Vice President and Manager of Corporate Banking and Business Development at Union Bank and Regional Vice President with 1st Business Bank.
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Leon Blankstein, President, CEO and Director
Leon began his banking career in 1982 at Bank of America and then joined 1st Business Bank where he served as Corporate Banking Officer and Vice President and Group Manager for Development of the San Fernando Valley Region.
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Wes Schaefer, Vice Chairman and Director
Wes began his banking career in 1973 at Union Bank as Senior Manager in Operations Administration and the Treasury Division. He later joined 1st Business Bank as Senior Vice President and Cashier.
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Robin C. Paterson, Executive Vice President and Chief Credit Officer
Robinís banking career began in 1984 at Security Pacific National Bank. He then moved on to 1st Business Bank as Vice President and Group Manager.
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