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California Bank & Trust Appoints 25-Year Banking Veteran Tory Nixon to Head Northern California Division

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California Bank & Trust, one of the largest banks headquartered in California, announced that 25-year banking veteran, Tory Nixon, has been appointed as head of the bank’s Northern California Division. He will also maintain his position as head of the bank’s San Diego Division.

Tory Nixon, California Bank & Trust, Executive Vice President, Head of Northern California Division

Tory Nixon, California Bank & Trust, Executive Vice President, Head of Northern California Division (Photo: Business Wire)

In his role as head of the Northern California Division, Nixon will oversee business banking centers in San Francisco, the East Bay, Palo Alto, Fresno and Sacramento along with 15 community branches throughout the region. Nixon will also serve as a member of the Bank’s Board of Directors and Executive Management Committee.

“In heading our San Diego Division over the last seven years, Tory oversaw a 16 percent increase in loan/deposit balances,” said David E. Blackford; Chairman, President & Chief Executive Officer at California Bank & Trust. “Tory has a firm understanding of the banking needs of California businesses and how to deliver financial solutions to support growth. By combining these qualities with his close ties and understanding of Northern California, he will help California Bank & Trust expand its presence in the region and leverage best practices throughout the State.”

A resident of California for the past 27 years, Nixon is actively involved in the local community and serves on the board of directors for the Economic Development Corporation and the San Diego Sports Commission. As a member of the 1988 San Francisco 49ers Super Bowl XXIII championship team, Nixon remains involved in the Bay Area community. Currently he serves on the board of directors of Bay Area Development Company, a real estate finance company in Walnut Creek, California.

About California Bank & Trust

CB&T, a subsidiary of Zions Bancorporation (NASDAQ:ZION) , is one of the largest banks headquartered in California with over $11 billion in assets and nearly 100 branches statewide. CB&T provides a full array of financial solutions for businesses and individuals, including commercial banking, business banking, small business lending, treasury management, international banking and wealth management. The professional bankers at CB&T are backed by major resources, yet maintain local-decision making authority and regional market and industry expertise. They are committed to providing clients with valuable business and economic insights and to connecting them with the beneficial business relationships they need to succeed. Since 2002, CB&T has been rated by the FDIC as “outstanding” for its Community Reinvestment Act activities. CB&T has also consistently won the Greenwich Excellence Awards for Business Banking. To learn more, visit www.calbanktrust.com. Connect with California Bank & Trust on Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn.

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For further detail about California Bank & Trust, to schedule an interview with Tory Nixon, or to request high-resolution photography, please contact Douglas Myers at Landis Communications, Inc.: (415-561-0888; doug@landispr.com).

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