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American Riviera Bank Completes Merger With Bank of Santa Barbara

American Riviera Bank Completes Merger With Bank of Santa Barbara
By Premier Professionals on Jan 27, 2016 at 06:52 PM in Santa Barbara Professional Services

Jeff DeVine and Joanne Funari have finished consolidating their two community banks in a merger that now goes by the American Riviera Bank name. DeVine will remain CEO as Funari, former interim CEO and COO at the Bank of Santa Barbara, will stay on as COO. Gina Potthoff / Noozhawk photo

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Business Exit Strategies - by Mike Bieza Heritage Oaks Bank

Business Exit Strategies - by Mike Bieza Heritage Oaks Bank
By Premier Professionals on May 22, 2015 at 09:31 AM in Santa Barbara Professional Services

The purpose of this paper is to provide an overview of some commonly used strategies for business owners to consider when they decide to exit their privately held business.

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Avoid These Common Pitfalls in Commercial Lease (or Purchase) Transactions

Avoid These Common Pitfalls in Commercial Lease (or Purchase) Transactions
By Premier Professionals on Dec 20, 2014 at 06:04 PM in Santa Barbara Professional Services

All too often a business searching for commercial space places a person in charge of the initial search who has 1) limited or no experience with real estate 2) limited or no understanding of...

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Santa Barbara Wealth Management - Helping Families Give Well and Invest with Impact

Santa Barbara Wealth Management - Helping Families Give Well and Invest with Impact
By Premier Professionals on Dec 08, 2014 at 11:12 AM in Santa Barbara Professional Services

One of the most rewarding aspects of being a wealth manager is helping families achieve their philanthropic goals. We assists families with everything from basic tasks, such as mailing checks and letters to recipient non-profit organizations and researching donation recipients, to providing guidance about more complex administrative matters, such as helping ensure our family foundation clients are in compliance with applicable federal and state laws.

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Santa Barbara Business Networking - 2014 Holiday Member Party

Santa Barbara Business Networking - 2014 Holiday Member Party
By Premier Professionals on Dec 08, 2014 at 09:10 AM in Santa Barbara Professional Services

In appreciation for one of the strongest service professional networking groups in Santa Barbara, Premier Professionals just hosted their 2014 Holiday Party, for both members and guests.

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Where Should I Spend My Media Dollars - 4 Year National Averages - by Michael Kramer

Where Should I Spend My Media Dollars - 4 Year National Averages - by Michael Kramer
By Premier Professionals on Oct 07, 2014 at 05:34 PM in Santa Barbara Professional Services

Where should you be spending your marketing dollars?

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How do traditional banks evaluate business credit? - by Jeff DeVine

How do traditional banks evaluate business credit? - by Jeff DeVine
By Premier Professionals on Oct 01, 2014 at 09:29 AM in Santa Barbara Professional Services

It is important to note that traditional banks are conservative out of necessity. We get a bad rep for it but here is why.

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How To Bring More Financing To C&I Solar Projects - by Mike McGuire

How To Bring More Financing To C&I Solar Projects - by Mike McGuire
By Premier Professionals on Sep 10, 2014 at 11:59 AM in Santa Barbara Professional Services

The solar industry is growing rapidly, but a vast opportunity for development remains untapped with commercial and industrial (C&I) properties owned by less-than-investment-grade offtakers.

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Santa Barbara Solar Projects - New Sunny Lending Prospects - by Michael McGuire

Santa Barbara Solar Projects - New Sunny Lending Prospects - by Michael McGuire
By Premier Professionals on Jan 06, 2014 at 05:03 PM in Santa Barbara Professional Services

Community banks continue to scramble in this low-interest rate environment to find new opportunities for credit demand that both maintains spread margins as rates rise and provides assurance for long-term credit quality.

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