Parke Bancorp in Sewell, N.J., has promoted Elizabeth Milavsky to chief operating officer and John F. Hawkins to senior vice president and chief financial officer.

Milavsky had been an executive vice president of the $652 million-asset company since 2008 and oversaw retail branch administration, human resources and compliance.

Before that she had been senior vice president of operations at Roxborough Manayunk Bank in Philadelphia for more than 20 years.

Hawkins has been the interim CFO since October and joined the bank in 2008 as controller. Before that he had been the controller at Susquehanna Bank since 2006.


BankUnited in Miami Lakes, Fla., has hired William Hynes as its senior executive vice president of bank operations.

Hynes had been an executive vice president at Capital One Bank after its 2007 purchase of his previous employer, North Fork Bank, where was the executive vice president of information technology.

Before North Fork he managed operations for National Westminster Bancorp.

BankUnited has $11.1 billion in assets.


Torrey Pines Bank in San Diego has hired Linda Eggen as a vice president and compliance manager and promoted Patrick Tropio to senior vice president.

Eggen had been the compliance manager at San Diego National Bank since 1982. U.S. Bank bought San Diego National last year in an FDIC-assisted sale.

Tropio is to remain a relationship manager in the $1.1 billion-asset bank's Carmel Valley branch. He joined Torrey Pines last year as a vice president. Before that he was a managing director at First Republic Bank.

Preferred Bank has promoted Lucilio M. Couto to executive vice president and interim chief credit officer.

Couto joined the $1.3 billion-asset Los Angeles bank last year as a senior vice president and special assistant to the chairman.

He had been a senior vice president and the chief credit officer at Vineyard Bank since 2008. Before that he had been a senior risk management examiner in the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp.'s Los Angeles office for 15 years.

He succeeds Robert S. Kosof as chief credit officer at Preferred Bank. Kosof will head commercial lending and be the regional manager of the bank's west Los Angeles operations.


Pacific Capital Bancorp in Santa Barbara, Calif., has announced that Frederick Clough, the executive vice president and general counsel of the company and its Pacific Capital Bank, will retire March 31.

Clough joined the $7.5 billion-asset Pacific Capital in 2001. Before that he had been a managing partner in the Reicker, Clough, Pfau, Pyle, McRoy & Herman LLP law firm since 1996.


First Federal Savings Bank of Iowa in Ford Dodge hired Jane M. Funk as its chief financial officer and treasurer.

Funk was an audit director and a director of McGladrey and Pullen LLP's national professional standards group specializing in financial institution services.

First Federal has $456 billion in assets.

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