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PRESS RELEASE / ANNOUNCEMENTS Sunday, January 22, 2012

Montecito Bank & Trust Opens Second Branch in Goleta

Montecito Bank & Trust opens the doors on Monday, January 23 to its newest branch located at 6900 Hollister Avenue at the corner of Storke and Hollister in Goleta.


The Hollister branch, managed by Javier Quezada, is Montecito Bank & Trust’s ninth full-service commercial banking branch after the Ventura branch opened in May, 2009. Montecito Bank & Trust President and CEO, Janet Garufis said, “Our investment in a second banking office in Goleta demonstrates our enduring commitment to this community. We are proud to contribute to new job growth and to expand the banking choices for residents and businesses in the Goleta Valley. As the Goleta Valley continues to experience economic improvement, Montecito Bank & Trust will be right there to help finance that growth with business loans for expansion, capital improvement, and the purchase or refinance of real estate. In addition to traditional lobby banking services, our beautiful new branch features drive through banking, a walk-up ATM, a drive through ATM, and a night depository vault. In addition, we have many new large sized safe deposit boxes available. I am confident that Javier and our Hollister branch team will provide World Class service to this market area.”

Javier Quezada is an experienced member of the Montecito Bank & Trust family, having managed the La Cumbre branch in uptown Santa Barbara before accepting this new assignment. “I am excited for this opportunity to expand the bank’s reach in Goleta,” Quezada said. “Being able to reach out to the businesses and people around the UCSB campus will be a big lift in customer services for this area. My new branch team has already been busy introducing themselves to their business neighbors and a Grand Opening celebration, beginning with an official ribbon-cutting ceremony, is being planned for late February.” Kimberly Delgado, formerly the Assistant Branch Manager at the Montecito Branch, has accepted the position of Branch Manager at the La Cumbre branch to replace Javier Quezada.

Montecito Bank & Trust has branch offices in Santa Barbara, Goleta, Solvang, Montecito, Carpinteria, Ventura, and Westlake Village. The bank offers a variety of competitive deposit and lending solutions for businesses and consumers including: business loans and lines of credit, commercial real estate finance, SBA loans, consumer loans, credit cards, merchant services, and online services including mobile banking and cash management. Its Wealth Management Division, with locations in Montecito,

Solvang and Ventura, provides full investment management as well as Trust services for all branch markets.

Montecito Bank & Trust, an S Corporation, is a locally owned community bank founded in 1975. It continues to demonstrate ongoing support of the community through unique giving programs like Anniversary GrantsSM and Community Dividends®, which annually gifts $1 million to more than 100 local nonprofits.

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