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1st Enterprise Bank’s special emphasis on superior customer service, sophisticated cash management services and direct access to Bank decision makers attracts considerable positive attention and interest in today’s media.

CEO John Black, as a respected and experienced leader in the banking and business community, is frequently called upon to provide media outlets with the real story on current banking and financial matters of concern to business people in the Southern California marketplace.

In addition to frequent radio interviews, Mr. Black has written or been featured in numerous articles, some of which are archived in the listing shown on this page.

Company Background

1st Enterprise Bank is a full service commercial bank, whose highly experienced bankers personally serve Southern California’s businesses and professional firms, as well as their owners and key officers. Headquartered in the Los Angeles financial district, 1st Enterprise Bank offers a full range of credit and depository services, with special emphasis on superior customer service, sophisticated cash management services and direct access to Bank decision makers. Customers work directly with their 1st Enterprise Relationship Banker, who understands the unique challenges of their industry and serves as a sounding board and active participant in their success.

Our services include commercial, real estate and consumer loans, business and personal checking accounts, money market accounts, savings accounts and certificates of deposit, trade finance, business and personal Internet banking, and remote business deposit.

1st Enterprise Bank is built on relationships and trust. These relationships have been developed over many years of serving the banking needs of the Southern California marketplace. Our team of highly experienced bankers has worked together for many years and, combined with our full array of services, provides the strong foundation from which we deliver sound and highly competitive banking services.

1st Enterprise Bank commenced banking operations on July 3, 2006, following a highly successful capital campaign that resulted in $27.5 million invested by approximately 350 investors. Through months of careful planning, we achieved our goal of offering products and services on day one that are typically found in banks in the billion dollar plus asset size.
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