Business Banker Nathan Raizman Joins Community West Bank


Community West Bancshares, (NASDAQ: CWBC), parent company of Community West Bank, today announced that Nathan Raizman has joined the bank. Mr. Raizman is Vice President and Relationship Manager, with an office at Community West Bank’s Westlake Village full-service branch at 951 South Westlake Boulevard.

“We are excited to have Nathan join our growing team of experienced business bankers,” said Bill Filippin, Executive Vice President and Chief Banking Officer. “His thorough knowledge of the communities in Ventura and northern Los Angeles counties and strong business lending background will serve our clients very well.”

Prior to joining Community West Bank, Mr. Raizman was a relationship manager at Los Angeles based Pacific Commerce Bank and previously was relationship manager at Rabobank, responsible for business development and building client relationships. He attended Metropolitan State College in Denver, Colorado, and is an Advisory Board Member of The Zimmer Children’s Museum.

“Nathan is a wonderful addition to Community West Bank,” said Brian Schwabecher, Regional President. “He joins us as we continue to expand our reach throughout Ventura County and into northern Los Angeles County, providing the financing and treasury management services local businesses need.”

About Community West Bank

Community West Bank is the largest publicly traded and only community bank headquartered and serving California’s Central Coast area of Ventura, Santa Barbara and San Luis Obispo counties with seven full-service banking branch offices in Goleta, Oxnard, San Luis Obispo, Santa Barbara, Santa Maria, Ventura and Westlake Village and a loan production office in Paso Robles. Founded in 1989, the bank has grown to over $865 million in assets. Community West Bank is a wholly owned subsidiary of Community West Bancshares (NASDAQ: CWBC), a financial services company with headquarters in Goleta, California. In April 2018, Community West Bank was awarded a “Premier” rating by The Findley Reports.In making their selections, The Findley Reports focuses on these four ratios: growth, return on beginning equity, net operating income as a percentage of average assets, and loan losses as a percentage of gross loans.For more information, visit

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