Denver, CO–(HISPANIC PR WIRE – BUSINESS WIRE)–April 2, 2007–Bankmark is pleased to announce that its de novo bank client, Solera National Bank (In Organization), has recently added Paul Ferguson as President and CEO to their management team. Paul will serve as a full-time consultant to the bank project until the bank completes its capital campaign, at which point he will formally assume the role of President and CEO.
The former Senior Executive Vice President and Chief Credit Officer with WestStar Bank in Avon, Colorado, Mr. Ferguson brings more than 30 years of diverse executive management banking experience to Solera National Bank including having previously served as the President & CEO of a 200M multi-branch bank in New England. The organizers feel the new management structure increases the comprehensive skills and experience needed to guide the bank towards both a successful launch and future growth in the marketplace.
According to Mr. Ferguson, “I am very pleased to be part of this exciting project. We have a very committed group of Organizer’s and Board of Director members that bring tremendous value and community insight to the company. Solera National Bank (IO) will have a meaningful and positive impact on the communities and customers we will serve.”
Solera National Bank (IO) is a community bank that will be owned by the community it serves. The organizing group recently received permission to organize from the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC), and has formally begun their stock sale. Solera National Bank (IO) intends to operate a full-service facility at 319 S. Sheridan offering a broad spectrum of retail and commercial banking services to individuals, professionals and small businesses, which heavily populate the area in terms of residential and retail space. The branch will also contain a Center of Excellence for the Hispanic sector in an effort to accommodate their financial services needs.
For more information on Solera National Bank (IO), or to learn about their offering, please visit our website at http://www.bankipo.com.