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Marquette Financial Cos. of Minneapolis has hired John O'Donnell as its chief credit officer.

Mr. O'Donnell was the chief credit officer and managing director for the business capital group at GMAC Financial Services in Bloomington, Minn. Before that he had been a vice president in U.S. Bancorp's risk assessment division.

Marquette has $3 billion of assets.


MIDDLE ATLANTICRoyal Bank America in Narberth, Pa., said Joseph P. Campbell will retire Dec. 31 as its president and chief executive officer.

Mr. Campbell has been the president since 2005, when he succeeded Lee E. Tabas, who retired.

Before that Mr. Campbell had been a managing director of the bank since 1995. Earlier he worked in the industrial and hotel businesses of Tabas Enterprises in Bryn Mawr.

He has been a director of the $1 billion-asset bank and its parent company, Royal Bancshares of Pennsylvania Inc., since 1980 and will remain a director of the company.

Robert R. Tabas, the chairman of Royal Bancshares, will succeed Mr. Campbell as the bank's CEO.

James McSwiggan will succeed him as the president and will remain the bank's chief operating officer.

 


 Hudson Valley Bank of Stamford, Conn., has hired Peter J. Tomasi as its executive vice president and chief credit officer.

Mr. Tomasi was the senior credit officer for the credit policy group at Valley National Bank of Wayne, N.J. Before that he had been the executive director of corporate finance credit and operations at Telcordia Technologies in Piscataway.

Hudson Valley is a $1.6 billion-asset unit of Hudson Valley Holding Corp. of Yonkers, N.Y.


WESTWedbush Bank of Los Angeles has hired Arthur Luciani, Anthony DeLuca, and Matthew J. Roberson as vice presidents of sales and Matt Olsen as a vice president and the chief deposit officer.

Mr. Luciani was a senior vice president of business development at Vineyard Bank. Before that he had been a regional vice president at Borrego Springs Bank in La Mesa, Calif.

Mr. DeLuca was a vice president and business development officer of the commercial and industrial group at First Bank in Los Angeles. Before that he had held a similar position at Sanwa Bank of California.

Mr. Roberson had been a senior vice president, team leader, and relationship manager at Sunwest Bank since last year. Before that he had been a vice president, business banking officer, and assistant sales manager at U.S. Bank.

Mr. Olsen was a vice president and the cash management officer at Alliance Bank. Before that he had been a vice president and relationship manager at CommerceWest Bank in Irvine.

Wedbush Bank was established in February and has $30 million of assets.

 


 Western Alliance Bancorp. in Las Vegas has hired Joyce Smith as the senior vice president and branch deposit manager of its Bank of Nevada.

Ms. Smith had been the executive vice president and chief retail officer of Community Bank of Nevada since last year. She joined the bank in 2006 as a senior vice president and the Nevada region retail manager.

Before that she had been a vice president and district manager in Nevada for Wells Fargo Bank, where she had worked since 1990. Earlier she had been the regional investments program manager with Norwest Bank since 1984.

Ms. Smith will be based in the $3 billion-asset bank's Las Vegas regional branch.

 


 Columbia Bancorp of The Dalles, Ore., has rehired Terry L. Cochran as the president and chief executive officer of the company and its Columbia River Bank.

Mr. Cochran was the president and CEO of the $1.1 billion-asset Columbia Bancorp from its formation in 1995 until he retired in 2001. He held the same positions at Columbia River Bank from 1991 to 1999. He has been a director of the bank since 1981.

As the CEO of the company and the bank, he succeeded Roger Christiansen, who retired for personal reasons, Columbia Bancorp said. As the president of the company and the bank, Mr. Cochran succeeded Craig Ortega, who will remain an executive officer of the bank.

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