Union Bank of California, San Francisco, has promoted Russell A. Colombo to senior vice president in the commercial banking group.
He is a regional manager in the San Francisco office and has been a commercial loan officer since 1992.
Mr. Colombo joined the bank in 1975 as a management trainee. He was promoted in 1980 to assistant vice president in the corporate banking division and later became a vice president and manager of the multinational department.
The bank also promoted Barbara Hiehle to senior vice president, in commercial customer services. She is a manager in the Monterey Park office.
Ms. Hiehle joined Union Bank in 1976 as a management trainee and operations officer in Santa Monica. She was named administrative officer for the Wilshire Western region in 1978 and has held several regional commercial banking posts.