Sept 4 - Pacific Premier Bancorp (NASDAQ: PPBI), the holding company of Pacific Premier Bank, has appointed Jeff C. Jones chairman of the board of directors of the company and bank, effective Aug. 29, 2012.
Jones has served as a member of the company's board since July 2006. Jones is the current managing partner and current executive committee member of, and partner in, the regional accounting firm Frazer LLP, which he has been with since 1977. Jones has more than 30 years of experience in servicing small and medium-sized business clients primarily within the real estate, construction and agricultural industries. Jones is a past president of Inland Exchange Inc., an accommodator corporation, and has served on the board of directors of Moore Stephens North America Inc. Jones holds a B.S. degree in Business Administration from Lewis and Clark College in Portland, Ore., and a Masters of Business Taxation from Golden Gate University. Jones is a CPA in California, is licensed as a life insurance agent and holds a Series 7 securities license.
About Pacific Premier Bancorp Inc.
The company owns all of the capital stock of Pacific Premier Bank. Pacific Premier Bank provides business and consumer banking products to its customers through 10 full-service depository branches in Southern California located in the cities of Costa Mesa, Huntington Beach, Los Alamitos, Newport Beach, Palm Desert, Palm Springs, San Bernardino and Seal Beach.