Fremont Bank Welcomes Haruo Tsutsumi As Chief Credit Officer
FREMONT, California - July 12, 2010 - Fremont Bank announced today that Haruo Tsutsumi has been named Chief Credit Officer and will manage the Bank’s commercial loan portfolio. In this new role, Tsutsumi will be responsible for managing the strategic policy, evaluation, approval, management, analysis and reporting of Fremont Bank’s commercial loan portfolio.
Tsutsumi brings more than 20 years of experience in loan policy and portfolio management to Fremont Bank, serving most recently as executive vice president at Pacific Commerce Bank in Los Angeles. He received his B.A. from Sacramento State University and MBA from Golden Gate University.
“We are very pleased to welcome Haruo to Fremont Bank and the commercial lending team. His wealth of credit risk management and business lending experience will be a tremendous asset to our clients,” said Fremont Bank’s Chief Operating Officer Christopher Olson.
About Fremont Bank
Fremont Bank (www.fremontbank.com) is the leading full-service community bank in Northern California. Founded in 1964, Fremont Bank is one of the oldest independent family owned and managed banks in the region and focuses on personalized service for individuals and businesses. It serves communities through 22 branches and seven additional ATMs throughout the Greater Bay Area. Exceptional client service is the cornerstone of Fremont Bank’s business. Accommodation of customer needs in a friendly, personal atmosphere characterizes the Bank’s culture.