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How to avoid common small business banking pitfalls

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A Small business comes and goes every day, but what can they do to stay afloat when times get rough? According to Gallup, it is statistically proven that 50 percent of small businesses fail within the first five years. Because of that, it’s smart for small business owners to keep their bankers by their side.… Read More →

Meadows Bank brings top-ranked SBA lending to AZ

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One of the top ranked Small Business Administration lenders, Meadows Bank, opened up its first Phoenix branch at 2141 East Camelback Road, Suite 100. Meadows has had an SBA loan production office in Phoenix for five years, but the Camelback branch is its first storefront, full-service location offering deposit and conventional loan products in addition to… Read More →

FirstBank promotes Phoenix, West Valley officers

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FirstBank Holding Company, a holding company with 17 banking locations throughout the state, announced the promotions of two of its Arizona officers. R.J. Gildea, who’s been with FirstBank since 2007, was promoted to senior vice president of the West Valley market. Jeffrey Miller, who’s been with the company since 2010 and is located in FirstBank’s Scottsdale location, was promoted to vice president of the Phoenix market. “We believe in rewarding our… Read More →

Bell Mortgage expands office in Phoenix

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Bell Mortgage is moving and expanding its mortgage offices to a larger office space on the second floor of its current location at  4435 E. Chandler Blvd. Suite 201 in Phoenix. “Moving into this space in our current building gives our expanding mortgage operations more room,” said Tony Weick, president of Bell Mortgage.  “We’re pleased to accommodate… Read More →

FirstBank continues Arizona growth with new branch

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FirstBank Holding Company, a holding company with 17 banking locations throughout Arizona, announced the opening of its newest branch in Phoenix at 4925 N. 20th St., Phoenix, AZ 85016. The 4,200 square-foot location officially opened in late December, near 20th Street and Camelback Road, and replaces a nearby older local branch. Across Arizona, Colorado and California, FirstBank has more than 120 branches. To celebrate its opening, the public… Read More →

Horizon promotes Scott Dickman to market president

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Top Ten SBA Lender Horizon Community Bank promoted Senior Commercial Banking Manager Scott Dickman to Market President of Greater Maricopa County. Dickman was added to the team just this past September, the unusually rapid promotion underscores Dickman’s impressive results thus far and bank confidence in his leadership abilities. “Scott Dickman has done an amazing job, bringing in more… Read More →

Enterprise Bank launches aircraft financing group

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Enterprise Bank & Trust established Enterprise Aircraft Finance, a unit specializing in financing and leasing solutions for the acquisition of fixed and rotor wing aircraft. The new niche will serve a broad array of clients, including individuals, corporations, charter operators, military contractors and aircraft dealers. In conjunction with the launch of Enterprise Aircraft Finance, Enterprise also purchased $21 million in outstanding aircraft… Read More →

Wells Fargo opens new Glendale location

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Wells Fargo will open its newest Arizona location ­– a 2,529-square-foot community banking store at 6525 Happy Valley Rd. on February 8.  A grand opening celebration is planned in March. “We’re very pleased to bring Wells Fargo’s financial services to this convenient new location serving the Glendale community,” said Trushna Patel, store manager. “We’re looking forward… Read More →

Tiffany & Bosco Names Fischbach as Shareholder

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The law firm of Tiffany & Bosco P.A. announced that attorney William M. Fischbach III has been named as a Shareholder.  Fischbach concentrates his practice in commercial and civil litigation with an emphasis in real estate, banking, contract disputes, and personal injury. He brings over 13 years of leadership experience at the local, state, federal, and… Read More →

Tiffany & Bosco Names Fischbach as Shareholder

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The law firm of Tiffany & Bosco P.A. announced that attorney William M. Fischbach III has been named as a Shareholder.  Fischbach concentrates his practice in commercial and civil litigation with an emphasis in real estate, banking, contract disputes, and personal injury. He brings over 13 years of leadership experience at the local, state, federal, and… Read More →

AzBA Brings Regulatory Burden to Sinema

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Seldom will you find a Member of Congress spending his or her few days out of session at a community bank.  That’s just where freshman U.S. Representative Kyrsten Sinema spent Wednesday afternoon. “It’s our job in Congress to strike the appropriate balance between a secure banking industry and adequate access to capital for families and… Read More →

31 Phoenix Greenberg Traurig attorneys earn honors

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The international law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP with 50 Arizona-based attorneys, has 22 attorneys on the 2013 Southwest Super Lawyers list, an independent rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas. In addition, the publication also named nine Greenberg Traurig attorneys as Southwest Rising Stars. “We are extremely proud of this independent… Read More →

USAA CEO Named Executive of the Year

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Hiring and helping our veterans is as important today as it’s been at any other time in history. USAA’s chief executive officer will discuss how to assist veterans as they transition to civilian life when he’s honored for his achievements on April 25. Ret. Maj. Gen. Josue “Joe” Robles served for 28 years in the… Read More →

2013 Top Lawyers list: Banking

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Az Business magazine’s 2013 top lawyer list was created after the editorial department asked Arizona law firms to nominate their two best attorneys from 16 different categories for consideration. Those nominees were put on a ballot and were voted on by their peers in the legal community and the readers of Az Business magazine to… Read More →