Local community business bank, the Bank of Southern California, has announced the appointment of Michael Helmuth as the company's new Senior Vice President and Group Managing Director of the Business Banking Group. In the role, Helmuth will be responsible for growing the bank's client base as well as client relationships in the Southern California area. Helmuth will be based out of the companies San Diego headquarters and report directly to company President Nathan Rogge.
Helmuth brings more than 35 years of experience in commercial banking to the leadership team at Bank of Southern California. He most recently served as the Executive Vice President of the Orange County Market President for the Commercial Bank of California. Helmuth holds a bachelor's degree from the University of Oregon.
"Michael is a deeply rooted and well-respected banker with a long history of building, developing, and leading successful business banking teams throughout Southern California," said Tony DiVita, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of Bank of Southern California. "The addition of Michael to lead our business banking group is an important step in strengthening our team and growing our presence in the markets we serve."