Imperial Bank, a subsidiary of Imperial Bancorp, has hired Gisele Ferras as vice president and commercial loan officer and Edward Lambert as vice president/commercial banking officer for the Santa Clara Valley regional office in San Jose.
Both report to Michael Benito, vice president for the Santa Clara region.
Ms. Ferras was a vice president and commercial lending officer at Silicon Valley Bank. Before that she was employed with Grubb & Ellis Commercial Real Estate as a sales associate. Earlier she was a vice president of corporate banking at Bank of California.
Mr. Lambert was an investment consultant for Sirrom Capital in San Francisco, and was previously with Silicon Valley Bank as an assistant vice president in the Northern California office, working with high-technology and commercial banking clients.