Victor Fakrogha Joins Community West Bank


Goleta CA, January 20, 2021 — Community West Bancshares, (NASDAQ: CWBC), parent company of Community West Bank, announced that Victor Fakrogha has joined the bank.Mr. Fakrogha is Vice President and Regional Market Manager, with an office at Community West Bank’s full-service Oxnard branch at 300 E. Esplanade Drive.

“Victor is a highly experienced business banker with a successful background of business development and leadership in client service,” said Brian Schwabecher, Chief Banking Officer. “I have known Victor for many years and am delighted that he is part of our banking team. His banking knowledge and professionalism will serve our clients well as we continue to grow Community West Bank's presence in Ventura County and all along California's Central Coast.”

Before joining Community West Bank, Mr. Fakrogha was Relationship Manager at California Bank & Trust and held prior positions at Opus Bank and Union Bank.He is a graduate of California State University, Northridge, and earned an MBA at California Lutheran University in Thousand Oaks.

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 full-service banking branch offices in Goleta, Oxnard, Paso Robles, San Luis Obispo, Santa Barbara, Santa Maria and Ventura. Founded in 1989, the bank has grown to over one billion dollars 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 2020, 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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