|By Marketwired .||
|January 24, 2014 06:55 PM EST||
SAN JOSE, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 01/24/14 -- Heritage Bank of Commerce, the operating subsidiary of Heritage Commerce Corp (NASDAQ: HTBK), today announced that it has been named 2014 Business of the Year by the Morgan Hill Chamber of Commerce.
"For twenty years, Heritage Bank of Commerce has placed a heavy emphasis on the importance of giving back to the communities in which we work and live, it's a part of our DNA," stated Walt Kaczmarek, President and CEO. "We sincerely thank the Morgan Hill Chamber of Commerce for recognizing our efforts, and we remain committed to supporting our local non-profits and business community."
Heritage Bank of Commerce fosters a spirit of philanthropy among its employees, especially in the Morgan Hill office where team members support the community:
- Jeff Perkins, a former Morgan Hill Chamber board member, currently serves on the board of the Morgan Hill Community Foundation and the South Valley United Way
- Tracy Carpena (recent graduate of Leadership Morgan Hill) currently serves on the board for the Gilroy Sunrise Club and the Gilroy Exchange Club and also volunteers for Rebekah Children's Services
- Deb Frazen works directly with Rebekah Children's Holiday Festival of Lights
Heritage Bank of Commerce will be presented with the Business of the Year award at Celebrate Morgan Hill on January 25, 2014. For more information about the Morgan Hill Chamber of Commerce, visit their website at www.morganhill.org.
Heritage Commerce Corp, a bank holding company established in February 1998, is the parent company of Heritage Bank of Commerce, established in 1994 and headquartered in San Jose with full-service branches in Danville, Fremont, Gilroy, Los Altos, Los Gatos, Morgan Hill, Pleasanton, Sunnyvale and Walnut Creek. Heritage Bank of Commerce is an SBA Preferred Lender with an additional Loan Production Office in Lincoln, California. For more information, please visit www.HeritageCommerceCorp.com.