LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 22, 2015--
Rick Hartnack, retired vice chairman and head of consumer and small
business banking at U.S. Bank, was honored by the California Bankers
Association with the “Distinguished Banker of the Year” award.
Rick Hartnack (second from left) receives the Distinguished Banker of the Year Award. Pictured with (from left) CBA Chairman Rick Sanborn, U.S. Bank's Regional President, Southern California Sean Foley and CBA Chairman-Elect Tad Lowrey. (Photo courtesy of the California Bankers Association)
The honor, presented at the CBA’s annual Bank Presidents Seminar on
January 9, recognizes Hartnak’s 43-year career in banking. He joined
U.S. Bank in April 2005 where he retired as vice chairman of consumer
banking and member of the company’s managing committee in 2013.
In addition to his distinguished banking career, Hartnack was a pilot in
the Marines from 1967 to 1971, flying 220 combat missions over Southeast
Asia. He was awarded 14 Air Medals and the Navy Commendation Medal. He
was instrumental in bolstering U.S. Bank’s programs for veteran
customers, employees and their families.
“Rick has been an instrumental leader not only for the banking industry,
but for the communities he has served, and in a most significant way for
our country. He has undeniably led a life of vigorous success and
meaning, and we are thrilled that he is being honored for his legacy,”
said Sean Foley, regional president of U.S. Bank in Southern California
and vice chair of the CBA board.
Hartnack was a past chairman of the CBA. He also served as a member of
CBA’s Banker Benefits board of directors, as chairman of its Privacy
Task Force and a member of our Public Affairs Fund Administrative
Committee. He will be profiled in the January/February issue of the
U.S. Bancorp (NYSE: USB), with $403 billion in assets as of December 31,
2014, is the parent company of U.S. Bank National Association, the 5th
largest commercial bank in the United States. The company operates 3,176
banking offices in 25 states and 5,022 ATMs and provides a comprehensive
line of banking, brokerage, insurance, investment, mortgage, trust and
payment services products to consumers, businesses and institutions.
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Source: U.S. Bancorp
U.S. Bank Corporate Communications
Teri Charest, 612-303-0732