IRVINE, Calif .– (COMMERCIAL THREAD) – Pacific Premier Bancorp, Inc. (Nasdaq: PPBI), the holding company of Pacific Premier Bank (“Pacific Premier”), announced that Pacific Premier Bank has received the Corporate Responsibility Award from the Association for Corporate Growth (ACG) Orange County at the 2021 ACG Awards held on June 10, 2021 in Costa Mesa, California.
“It is an absolute honor to be recognized by the ACG Awards for Corporate Responsibility,” said Sherri Scott, Senior Executive Vice President, Director of ESG and Corporate Responsibility. “Our mindset over the past year has been to listen, adapt and respond in ways that take into account our people, our customers and how we effectively contribute to the communities around us. ”
The ACG Awards recognize the best performing companies; Pacific Premier Bank was one of nine outstanding companies to receive an award. The award categories included: reinventing, growth, innovation, green / sustainability, corporate responsibility, founders, spotlight, start-up and global.
During the event, Andrea Casaw, Chair of the Board of Directors of ACG Orange County, paid special tribute to the 27 finalists. “These companies have contributed significantly to the economic growth of Orange County and the Inland Empire,” she said. “They have created jobs and developed products and services that have helped our region become one of the main engines of innovation in the country. ”
The Top Honors selection process took into account the theme of ‘Excellence Reimagined’, focusing on how mid-market companies have adapted during the global pandemic. Dozens of entries were submitted for the 2021 competition, and the finalists were subjected to a series of in-depth interviews, including judgments led by top academics and professionals in the region.
Pacific Premier strives to manage the business responsibly as part of its long-term success. It strives to achieve this goal by being sensitive to the dynamic and diverse needs of its communities, focusing on serving those who need it most. Additionally, Pacific Premier employees actively volunteer their time and expertise to support nonprofits and other community stakeholders to strengthen and empower local communities.
About ACG Orange County
The Association for Corporate Growth – Orange County section is part of a global organization that includes 60 sections involved in business growth, business development and mergers and acquisitions. ACG’s nearly 15,000 members include professionals from private equity firms, corporations and lenders who invest in mid-market businesses, as well as legal, accounting, investment banking and other firms. who provide consultancy services.
About Pacific Premier Bancorp, Inc.
Pacific Premier Bancorp, Inc. (Nasdaq: PPBI) is the parent company of Pacific Premier Bank, a California commercial bank focused on serving small, medium-sized, and western US businesses in major California metropolitan markets. , Washington, Oregon, Arizona and Nevada. Founded in 1983, Pacific Premier Bank has grown into one of the largest banks headquartered in the western region of the United States, with total assets of approximately $ 20 billion. Pacific Premier Bank provides banking products and services, including deposit accounts, digital banking, and cash management services, to businesses, professionals, entrepreneurs, real estate investors, and not-for-profit organizations. Pacific Premier Bank also offers a wide range of loan products, such as commercial loans, lines of credit, SBA loans, commercial real estate loans, agri-food loans, franchise loans, home equity lines of credit and construction loans. Pacific Premier Bank offers commercial escrow services and facilitates 1031 Exchange transactions through its Commerce Escrow division. Pacific Premier Bank provides IRA custodial services to clients through its Pacific Premier Trust division, which has approximately $ 17 billion in assets in custody and approximately 43,000 accounts receivable comprised of self-directed investors, financial institutions. , syndicators of capital and financial advisers. Additionally, Pacific Premier Bank provides nationwide custom banking solutions to homeowners associations and property management companies. Pacific Premier Bank is an equal housing lender and member of the FDIC. For more information on Pacific Premier Bancorp, Inc. and Pacific Premier Bank, visit our website: www.ppbi.com.