Comstock's magazine 1218 - December 2018 - Page 69

SPECIAL SUPPLEMENT Five Star Bank THE CAPITAL REGION’S ENTREPRENEURS’ BANK F JAMES BECKWITH, PRESIDENT & CEO OF FIVE STAR BANK [RIGHT] | WITH CUSTOMER GEORGE GRINZEWITSCH, OWNER-CEO OF VON HOUSEN AUTOMOTIVE GROUP [LEFT] ive Star Bank is a key banking Currently, Beckwith is a Director on the Board partner in the Capital Region and is of GSEC, along with Five Star Bank Directors the only community bank focused Larry Allbaugh (CEO of Buzz Oates) and Dave on serving organizations through highly Lucchetti (CEO of Pacific Coast Building customized solutions. Partnering with the Products). Many of Five Star Bank’s customers Greater Sacramento Area Economic Council are also aligned with GSEC’s goal of ensuring (GSEC) perfectly aligns with the bank’s our region’s economic success, including goal of catalyzing economic growth in the George Grinzewitsch, Owner-CEO of Von Capital Region. Housen Automotive Group (and another Five Star Bank’s President & CEO, James Beckwith, said, “Organizations bank with us because of our entrepreneurial and empathetic spirit, speed to serve and deep connection to our market.  And they trust us.” Five Star Bank’s expertise ranges from commercial real estate and construction to faith community, non-profits, agriculture, government and special districts, SBA, manufactured housing and storage, technology and emerging markets, and more. Beckwith said, “With a commitment to community and a focus on reinvestment in the Capital Region, Five Star Bank helps organizations sustain their success. This kind of partnership matters to our customers and it matters to us.” GSEC Board member). “We value working with locally-based community partners such as Five Star Bank,” said Grinzewitsch, “and we look forward to working together to make our region stronger every day.” Founded in 1999 by a group of local entrepreneurs, Five Star Bank recently surpassed $1 Billion in assets and is among the top 10% of performing banks in the “ We value working with locally-based community partners such as Five Star Bank — GEORGE GRINZEWITSCH ” Owner-CEO of Von Housen Automotive Group nation for banks of its size, with numerous “Best of the Best” ratings and achievements. The bank’s founders wanted to create a bank driven by community stewardship, regional and industry expertise and commitment to economic development. They succeeded. Today, Five Star Bank is proud to be one of the Capital Region’s greatest success stories. 3100 Zinfandel Drive, Suite 650 Rancho Cordova, CA 95670 916.640.1500 December 2018 | 69