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1st Capital Bank Announces: Steve LeVa Appointed Senior Vice President and Senior Relationship Manager

MONTEREY, CA / ACCESSWIRE / March 31, 2015 / 1st Capital Bank (OTCQB:FISB) (“Bank”) today announced the appointment of Steve LeVá as Senior Vice President and Senior Relationship Manager. Mr. LeVá is responsible for developing and managing client relationships with businesses and professionals throughout Monterey County. Mr. LeVá is located in the Bank’s Salinas branch office.

Mr. LeVá has previously worked in a variety of lending and management capacities at major national and community banks serving clients throughout the Central Coast, with a particular focus in Monterey County. He has over 30 years of experience in agricultural and commercial lending. He earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration and Finance from California State University, Fresno. He has been involved with many local community organizations over the years, including California Rodeo Salinas, Relay for Life, Grower-Shipper Vegetable Association, Monterey County Vintners and Growers Association, and various volunteer boards.

Commenting on the appointment, Jon Ditlevsen, the Bank’s Chief Lending Officer, stated, “We are very pleased to have Steve join our team. Steve specializes in agricultural and agribusiness related lending. His knowledge of our local community, financial expertise, and dedication to providing exceptional customer service will be great assets to our clients.”

Mark Andino, the Bank’s President and Chief Executive Officer, added, “Steve LeVá adds further depth to our expertise in serving the many agriculture related clients throughout the Salinas Valley. We look forward to Steve’s contributions toward expanding our agribusiness portfolio.”

Mr. LeVá’s contact information is:

831.264.4076 office
831.747.4013 smartphone
1097 South Main Street
Salinas, CA 93901

About 1st Capital Bank

The Bank’s primary target markets are commercial enterprises, professionals, real estate investors, family business entities, and residents along the Central Coast Region of California. The Bank provides a wide range of credit products, including loans under various government programs such as those provided through the U.S. Small Business Administration (“SBA”) and the U.S. Department of Agriculture (“USDA”). A full suite of deposit accounts is also furnished, complemented by robust cash management services. The Bank operates full service branch offices in Monterey, Salinas, and King City. The Bank’s corporate offices are located at 5 Harris Court, Building N, Monterey, California 93940. The Bank’s website is www.1stCapitalBank.com. The main telephone number is 831.264.4000. The primary facsimile number is 831.264.4001.

Member FDIC / Equal Opportunity Lender / SBA Preferred Lender

Forward-Looking Statements:

Certain of the statements contained herein that are not historical facts are “forward-looking statements” within the meaning of and subject to the safe-harbor provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Such forward-looking statements may contain words or phrases including, but not limited, to: “believe,” “expect,” “anticipate,” “intend,” “estimate,” “target,” “plans,” “may increase,” “may fluctuate,” “may result in,” “are projected,” and variations of those words and similar expressions. All such forward-looking statements are subject to risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from those projected. Factors that might cause such a difference include, among other matters, changes in interest rates; economic conditions including inflation and real estate values in California and the Bank’s market areas; governmental regulation and legislation; credit quality; competition affecting the Bank’s businesses generally; the risk of natural disasters and future catastrophic events including terrorist related incidents and other factors beyond the Bank’s control; and other factors. The Bank does not undertake, and specifically disclaims any obligation, to update or revise any forward-looking statements, whether to reflect new information, future events, or otherwise, except as required by law.

This news release is available at the www.1stCapitalBank.com Internet site for no charge.

For further information, please contact:

Mark R. Andino
President and Chief Executive Officer
831.264.4028 office
831.915.6498 smartphone

Michael J. Winiarski
Chief Financial Officer
831.264.4014 office
831.747.0007 smartphone

SOURCE: 1st Capital Bank

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