MIDWEST

Macatawa Bancorp of Holland, Mich., has promoted Ronald L. Haan to interim chief executive officer of the company and interim chairman, president and CEO of its Macatawa Bank.

Haan had been a co-CEO of the $2 billion-asset Macatawa Bank Corp. since February and joined the bank in 2005 as an executive vice president. Before that he was an executive vice president of Fifth Third Bank in western Michigan, which he joined in 2000 when it bought his previous employer, AmeriBank. Haan succeeded Philip J. Koning as a director and co-CEO of the company. Koning will remain with the bank as an executive vice president. He joined Macatawa in 1997.


SOUTHEAST

SCBT Financial Corp. in Columbia has hired Greg A. Lapointe as a senior vice president.

Lapointe was the Midlands market president for Wachovia Corp. Before that he was Wachovia's director of commercial sales for South Carolina. Earlier he was the head of commercial banking for South Carolina's upstate region. He joined Wachovia in 2001.

SCBT Financial has $2.8 billion of assets.


WEST

Citizens Bancorp in Nevada City, Calif., has hired Gary Gall as president and chief executive officer of the company and its Citizens Bank of Northern California.

Gall was president and CEO of Western Sierra Bancorp, where he had worked since 1996. Before that he had been president and CEO of Delta National Bank in Manteca, Calif., since 1990. He succeeded Judy Hess, who remains the chief banking officer at the $379 million-asset Citizens Bank of Northern California.


Plaza Bank of Irvine, Calif., has hired Robert Llorens as its chief credit officer.

Llorens oversaw 33 branches in Los Angeles for Security Pacific National Bank where he had worked for 30 years. Before that he was the regional manager for the Inland Empire at Bank of California. Earlier he was the chief credit officer at Pacific Western National Bank.

Plaza Bank has $95 million of assets.


Bridge Capital Holdings in San Jose announced that Kenneth Silveira is retiring as the chief technology and information officer of its Bridge Bank.

Before he co-founded Bridge Bank, Silveira was an executive vice president and founding officer of Heritage Bank of Commerce and Heritage Commerce Corp. of San Jose, where he began as chief financial officer and later managed its operations and developed its e-banking strategies.

Silveira will retire on Aug. 31. He will be a technology management consultant to the bank for two years beginning Sept. 1.

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