Events In Our Community:
Regents Bank is proud to have been a Golf Classic Sponsor of the Carlsbad Educational Foundation's 12th Annual Golf Tournament held at The Crossings at Carlsbad on October 19, 2012 (picture below). CEF is committed to funding, developing and evaluating impact-oriented, district-wide programs that enhance the educational achievement of all Carlsbad students.
Did you see your local Carlsbad community bankers on page 44 of the Carlsbad Magazine (pictured right)? Regents Bank Carlsbad Office is featured in an ad for the November/December 2012 issue. Pick up a free copy at your local Carlsbad merchant or give us a call for an autographed copy!
Breaking News! Strategic Trusted Advisors Roundtable (STAR) San Diego announces the launch of a monthly North County event. Barbara Hunter, SVP of Regents Bank, Carlsbad is a participating core member.
STAR is San Diego's premiere collaborative business organization with
400+ seasoned business professional members. For membership information and to view the 2012 calendar of meetings please follow this link: STAR
Regents Bank has once again sponsored 2 successful and informative networking events held in San Diego on Tuesday, March 20th:
The first event, a breakfast held at The Prado in Balboa Park, was organized by Renaissance Executive Forums and Stephen Friedman, SVP of Regents Bank. Featured keynote speakers were Chip Conley, author of Emotional Equations and Walter Green author of This is the Moment! . Attendees received complimentary copies of these books about emotional intelligence and gratitude and their role in personal and professional success. For more information about Renaissance Executive Forums or Regents Bank's consultative approach, please contact Stephen Friedman at (760) 931-5141.
The second event was a paneled discussion regarding "State of the Capital Markets". The subject of the forum was viewed from different perspectives of the various panelists including Stephen Friedman, SVP of Regents Bank. Please read our Blog entry on March 28th to get a more in depth review of this event.
Check back often for future events and seminars to help you grow and improve your business!
NEW! Free Financial Check Up from a Banker’s Perspective
Would you like to have a more detailed understanding of your company’s current financial position? Do you lack the time or in-house expertise to perform a “deep dive” into your business’ key financial metrics? After weathering the recent economic storm, do you know if your company is still “bankable” and how much borrowing capacity remains? Click here to find out how we can help!
To learn more about SBA's New Refinance Program, click here to read an article written by Regents Bank SBA lending expert, Barbara Hunter.
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East County Chamber of Commerce
Free Financial Check Up From A Banker's Perspective:
Would you like to have a more detailed understanding of your company's current financial position? Do you lack the time or in-house expertise to perform a "deep dive" into your business's key financial metrics? After weathering the recent economic storm, do you know if your company is still "bankable" and how much borrowing capacity remains? Click here to find out how we can help!
Darla Clark named a 2013 Women Worth Watching by Diversity Journal
We are pleased to announce that Executive Vice President Darla Clark has been named a 2013 Women Worth Watching by the Diversity Journal, a national magazine focusing on diversity/inclusion in business, government, non-profit, higher education and military settings. According to the publication, it is teamwork and leading by example that distinguishes Darla and the other women honored.
Darla received a full page profile in which she shared sage advice and great insights, including:
“I always tell my employees or others who are looking to enter into a new field or role to ask successful people what they did to get where they are – the answer may surprise you.”
Darla’s path to a senior leadership role at Regents Bank started as a bank teller at the Bank of Hawaii. She worked during the day and attended college at night to earn a business degree. When she entered the banking industry in the early 1970s, women did not typically have management positions.
“Success evolves from building relationships. I also believe completely in a philosophy that was best phrased by President Ronald Reagan: ‘There is no limit to the amount of good you can do if you don't care who gets the credit.’”
Darla leads by example. She acts not only as a banker to her clients but also as a consultant. Utilizing this consultative strategy is a key component to Darla maintaining strong business relationships, many for 20 plus years.
“To stay competitive, you must work harder than everyone else. Keep abreast of political and economic news that affects your industry and your clients.”
Darla, like all of the Regents Bank professionals, understands the significance the economy and politics has on our clients’ businesses. To be a trusted advisor, one must understand all aspects of the challenges our clients are facing.
“Create your own destiny – be proactive in asking for and accomplishing what you want.”
Congratulations, Darla, on being a Women Worth Watching and thank you for your contributions to Regents Bank and the San Diego Community.
One of San Diego's 40 Under 40 is our own Sean Puckett
We at Regents Bank take great pride in our people. If you go through our recent blog posts you’ll see the many accomplishments of our team. And this post is no different!
We are proud to announce that Vice President Sean Puckett has been named by SD METRO Magazine as one of the 40 Under 40 Award winners for 2013, a group of men and women who represent some of the best and brightest minds of San Diego County. Sean was one of 115 nominated, a record for this annual awards program.
Sean was honored for his hard work, knowledge and leadership skills, which have helped propel him through his banking career. SD METRO noted that his consultative banking approach has helped his clients’ companies to scale and build enterprise value.
He was also honored for his work in helping to grow the Strategic Trusted Advisors Roundtable (STAR) as well as serving on its board. In addition, Sean volunteers with the Laurels for Leadership Foundation which recognizes excellence in student leadership and he is a member of the corporate board of directors for the San Diego County YMCA.
We are proud that SD METRO and the San Diego community recognize what we know about Sean – he is a superstar!
Are you planning on expanding your business internationally?
We are actively involved with the World Trade Center - San Diego, and have helped many San Diego companies expand through good contacts and business financing. We strongly support local businesses and would be glad to introduce you to some key people.
STAR San Diego
University Club Atop Symphony Towers
1st Thursday of each month
Contact Sean Puckett for details at
Friends Working Together Downtown!
The Downtown Office of Regents Bank Supports
Friends of Downtown
We are very please to announce the return of the
March 7 through October 3
Make it Count - Financial Education for Teens
As bankers, we know the importance of instilling good financial habits at an early age. That is why we are excited to be associated with Money Matters: Make It Count, a national finance program for teens created in collaboration with Boys & Girls Clubs of America. The program is geared toward educating teens on the important and unavoidable financial hurtles they will encounter through their teenage years into adulthood.
Money Matters promotes financial responsibility and independence among Boys & Girls Club members ages 13 to 18. Participants learn how to manage a checking account, create a budget, save and invest, start small businesses and pay for college. The Money Matters website helps teens build their money management skills through interactive activities, games and tools such as a savings and financial aid calculator to help them plan for college.
The Money Matters program was the topic of discussion at the Boys & Girls Clubs of Southwest Washington’s Youth Partnership Luncheon on October 16 and of which Regents Bank was proud to have once again sponsored – our fifth straight year doing so! We value our relationship with the Boys & Girls Clubs and feel privileged to help with this event.
The Clubs provide Clark County youth with safe and positive places to go, equipped with supportive and caring adults, structured programs, the opportunity to set goals and the tools to achieve them.
At this year’s luncheon, Regents Bank’s Executive Vice President and Regional Manager Tami Nesburg had the honor of introducing the luncheon’s keynote speaker — Ms. Carrie Schwab-Pomerantz. Ms. Schwab-Pomerantz is president of the Charles Schwab Foundation, a private, nonprofit organization funded by The Charles Schwab Corporation whose mission is to help people achieve financial well-being.
Under her leadership, the Foundation has established the Money Matters program.
At Regents Bank, we have witnessed the success of youth at the Boys & Girls Club of Southwest Washington, in school and in our community. We are proud to support such an important and effective organization.
Clark County’s 2013 First Citizen Award Presentation
Tuesday marked a very special day for our Vancouver, Washington branch. As a long-time supporter of the Clark County First Citizen award, we are honored once again to have been a part of this 74-year old tradition of celebrating Clark County’s community leaders by the Community Foundation of Southwest Washington. Recipients are chosen for their accomplishments and contributions to the community in a number of areas.
This year’s recipient is Robert “Bob” Schaefer, a practicing attorney, former state legislator and civic leader.
Mr. Schaefer is an incredible role model for those looking to make a difference in their community. He grew up in Vancouver and has woven his parents’ value of civic involvement into his life for more than 50 years. After receiving his law degree, he worked as a deputy prosecuting attorney for Clark County and then served four terms in the House of Representatives. As both a legislator and lobbyist, Mr. Schaefer has won numerous boons for the southwest Washington region including the attraction and retention of many technology giants. He has been an advocate for growing an educated workforce and co-chaired the committee that developed the plan for the creation of Washington State University Vancouver. Over the years, his reputation for integrity, fair-mindedness, wisdom and collaboration have landed him on numerous boards dealing with such important issues as education, economic development and healthcare enhancement.
Regents Bank’s Executive Vice President and Regional Manager Tami Nesburg was on hand at the ceremony to present Mr. Schaefer with a $1,000 contribution to the charity of his choice. He selected the Clark College Foundation and Open House Ministries.
Regents Bank is proud to be the Presenting Sponsor of the 2013 First Citizen award and to take part in honoring Mr. Schaefer.
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Regents Bank Remote Capture Service
Regents Bank offers its business banking clients the latest technology to make deposits to their business accounts via Remote Deposit Capture. The days of making the drive to the bank at $4 per gallon, or paying for a courier, to get checks to the bank for crediting before “cut off time” are now being done by more and more Regents Bank business clients every day using Remote Deposit Capture (RDC).
Greater Vancouver U.S.A. Chamber of Commerce!
The Greater Vancouver Chamber of Commerce advances the business community and helps you grow by providing networking opportunities, education and information....and is a trusted business voice.
Bruce Davidson from Davidson Insurance had this to say about Regents Bank:
“Relationships matter to me. That’s why I trust Tami Nesburg and the team at Regents Bank with our business insurance needs. Over the years, I have found Tami to be pro-active in working with me. She is resourceful and responsive. Tami is someone I consider a key advisor to our business. She cares. That matters to me. Thanks Tami!”
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