California United Bank VP Named to Board of Directors at Boys & Girls Club of West Valley


California United Bank VP Named to Board of Directors at Boys & Girls Club of West Valley

Jonathan Perez becomes youngest member of Boys & Girls Club Board of Directors

ENCINO, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- California United Bank ("CUB" or "the Company"), a subsidiary of CU Bancorp (NAS: CUNB) , today announced that Jonathan Perez, Vice President of Commercial Lending, has been named to the Board of Directors of the Boys & Girls Club of West Valley. At 29 years old, Perez becomes one of the youngest board members in the history of the Boys & Girls Club of West Valley.

"Jonathan was an intern when CUB was a new bank in 2006 and we have seen him grow and develop into a leader in our community," noted David I. Rainer, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of California United Bank and CU Bancorp. "We are extremely proud of his appointment to the board of the Boys & Girls Club."

Since CUB was founded in 2005, supporting the Boys & Girls Club of West Valley has always been an integral part of the company's strong commitment to local youth. California United Bank's support has included CUB employees playing Santa Claus for the kids and the Boys & Girls Club being one of the beneficiaries of CUB's annual charity golf tournament.

"Words simply can't express our gratitude to California United Bank for their enduring support," stated Jan Sobel, President/CEO of the Boys & Girls Club of West Valley. "Their financial assistance has been wonderful, and the commitment of their employees and the time that they have given has truly made a difference to the kids."

As with many CUB employees, Jonathan Perez has been an active volunteer and contributor to the Boys & Girls Club. "It is an honor to be asked to serve on the board of an organization that is truly making a difference in the lives of so many kids," commented Jonathan Perez. "I am grateful for the opportunity to further my contribution to the Boys & Girls Club."

"Jonathan has been one of those mainstays at our club for years now and we are honored to have him on our board. He will be a great asset to the group," added Sobel.

About The Boys & Girls Club of West Valley

The Boys & Girls Club of West Valley was founded in 1992 to meet the local need for safe, healthy, and productive activities for children during non-school hours. There are more than 3,100 members of the Club. Approximately 150 youngsters visit the Main Clubhouse in Canoga Park each day in addition to more than 550 children engaged in after-school activities at the Club's nine school sites: Blythe, Reseda, Cantara and Topeka Drive Elementary Schools; Canoga Park, Chatsworth and Cleveland High Schools; and the affordable housing community of Tierra del Sol.

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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