California United Bank Executive Honored for Contributions to Small Businesses


California United Bank Executive Honored for Contributions to Small Businesses

Anne Williams, CUB's Chief Operating Officer, recognized by San Fernando Valley Financial Development Corporation

ENCINO, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Anne Williams, Executive Vice President, Chief Operating Officer and Chief Credit Officer of California United Bank (CUB), a subsidiary of CU Bancorp (NAS: CUNB) , was recently honored at the San Fernando Valley Financial Development Corporation's (SFV-FDC) bankers reception. The SFV-FDC recognized Ms. Williams for her continuous support to their organization and for her commitment to small businesses in Southern California.

"Anne is truly one-of-a-kind," commented Roberto Barragan, SFV-FDC President. "We are so fortunate that someone with so much talent, wisdom and generosity works right here in the Valley. She has truly made a difference to our local economy with her unending devotion to assisting small businesses."

The annual awards reception took place Thursday, February 21st at the Panzanella Ristorante in Sherman Oaks, with special guest Congressman Brad Sherman honoring the bankers who positively impact the San Fernando Valley economy.


SFV-FDC is a tax-exempt non-profit 501(c)(3) corporation formed by VEDC. With 35 years of experience, VEDC's goal is to create and sustain jobs and businesses in low to moderate income communities by providing high-quality economic development services. The SFV-FDC primarily serves as the regional vehicle for the SBA 504 program and for loan guarantees to commercial banks through the California Small Business Loan Guarantee Program, currently operating out of the State's Business, Transportation and Housing Agency.

About CU Bancorp and California United Bank

CU Bancorp is the parent of California United Bank which was founded in 2005 and is the largest independent bank headquartered in the San Fernando Valley. California United Bank provides a full range of financial services, including credit and deposit products, cash management, and internet banking to businesses, non-profits, entrepreneurs, professionals and investors throughout Southern California from offices in the San Fernando Valley, the Santa Clarita Valley, the Conejo Valley, Simi Valley, Los Angeles, South Bay, and Orange County. To view CU Bancorp's most recent financial information, please visit the Investor Relations section of the Company's Web site. Information on products and services may be obtained by calling (818) 257-7700 or visiting the Bank's Web site at

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