Bank of Los Angeles, West Hollywood, promoted vice chairman Adriana M. Boeka to chairman, succeeding Maurice "Morry" J. Burford, who died May 6.

John J. Feldman, 65, remains president and CEO.

On April 17, $275 million-asset Bank of Los Angeles agreed to be bought by Western Bancorp, Newport Beach. The deal, which awaits shareholder and regulatory approval, is expected to close in the third quarter, and Bank of Los Angeles would be merged into Western Bancorp's Santa Monica Bank.

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