Press Release

Mark Schwan Joins Bank of the West as Vice President, Business Banking Officer
Sacramento, CA | Sep 29, 2014

Bank of the West announced today that Mark Schwan has joined the bank as vice president and business banking officer in its Capital Mall office in Sacramento, CA. In this capacity, Schwan is responsible for the development of new business loan opportunities including owner/user and investor commercial real estate loans.

Schwan has more than 30 years of commercial banking experience and prior to joining Bank of the West served as a vice president with Union Bank. A lifelong resident of Sacramento, he is a graduate of California State University, Sacramento, with a degree in Business Administration (Finance) and a minor in Economics.

About Bank of the West: 
Bank of the West is a regional financial services company chartered in California and headquartered in San Francisco with $69 billion in assets. Founded in 1874, Bank of the West provides a wide range of personal, commercial, wealth management and international banking services through more than 650 offices in 21 states and the internet ( Bank of the West is a subsidiary of BNP Paribas, which has a presence in 75 countries with 180,000 employees. 


Media contact: 
Ayele Ajavon, Bank of the West 
Corporate Communications

Corporate Headquarters

180 Montgomery Street
San Francisco, CA 94104


Media Relations

For media inquiries, please call 415-432-3696 or email

Download Fact Sheet >