IRVINE, California, September 28, 2018McDermott & Bull is pleased to announce the successful appointment of Matt Ashworth as Senior Vice President, Head of Business Banking with Banc of California, a provider of comprehensive banking services to California’s diverse businesses, entrepreneurs and communities.

This executive recruiting engagement was conducted by Brandon Biegenzahn, President of McDermott & Bull and Financial Institutions Practice Co-Chair; Michelle Davis, Associate Principal Consultant; and Courtney Dorrel, Recruiting Associate at McDermott & Bull.  According to Biegenzahn, “Matt has a strong track record of success building and leading business banking teams.  He is well positioned to play an integral role in the amplified growth of Banc of California’s business bank.”

Prior to joining Banc of California, Ashworth was the Business Banking Manager with City National Bank.  Previously, he served in various business banking roles with US Bank and Regions Financial Corp.

Ashworth holds a B.A. degree from the University of Georgia and is a graduate of the Pacific Coast Banking School.

About Banc of California

Banc of California, Inc. (NYSE : BANC ) provides comprehensive banking services to California’s diverse businesses, entrepreneurs and communities.  Banc of California operates 34 offices in California.

About McDermott & Bull

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