Hamberg, Vega Join Opus Bank South Bay Commercial Banking Team

Opus Bank expanded its Commercial Banking team in Los Angeles’ South Bay region with the hires of Mark Hamburg as senior managing director, senior client manager and Carlos Vega as director, client manager.

Jim Haney, executive vice president, head of Commercial Banking, said, “Mark and Carlos bring a wealth of experience in structuring, originating, and underwriting asset-based, working capital, commercial real estate and syndicated transactions, as well as developing credit and treasury management solutions for middle-market companies, entrepreneurs and business owners. We anticipate that Mark and Carlos will add to the productivity and success of our Commercial Banking division in the South Bay as Opus continues to grow its overall relationship-based commercial banking franchise up and down the West Coast.”

Hamburg joined Opus from recently acquired Community Bank, where from 2014 he served as regional vice president for the South Bay region. From 2007 to 2014, he served as senior vice president at State Financial. From 2005 to 2007, Hamburg served as senior vice president, regional manager at 1st Century Bank and from 2003 to 2005 as senior vice president, loan team leader at City National Bank. From 1995 to 2003, he served as senior vice president, commercial banking officer with Imperial Bank, then with Comerica Bank following its acquisition of Imperial. From 1993 to 1995, Hamburg served as vice president, business development officer with California United Bank and from 1990 to 1993 as assistant vice president, loan officer with City National Bank. He began his banking career in 1985 as a financial auditor.

Vega also joins Opus from Community Bank, where from 2014 he served as vice president, commercial relationship manager in the South Bay. From 2013 to 2014, he served as business development officer at Wells Fargo Bank. From 2010 to 2013, Vega served as a business banking officer at U.S. Bank and from 2007 to 2010 as district manager at Automatic Data Processing. He began his banking career with Washington Mutual in 2001, where he served as senior personal financial representative. Prior to his career in banking, Vega served as a member of the Army National Guard, where he rose to the rank of lieutenant.

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