LOS ANGELES, Jan 13, 2003 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- U.S. Bank has chosen Baldwin Hills
native Greely Snowden to lead the new U.S. Bank branch office at 3605 South
LaBrea Avenue in the Baldwin Hills neighborhood of Los Angeles.
The Baldwin Hills location is the third newly constructed bank office that U.S.
Bank has opened in Los Angeles in the last two years. In May 2001, it opened a
new office in Boyle Heights and another at the intersection of Slauson and
Crenshaw. Grand opening festivities for the Baldwin Hills location are planned
Snowden, who grew up in Baldwin Hills and graduated from Dorsey High School, is
excited about his return to the area that is near and dear to his heart. He
brings with him extensive banking experience that he plans to reinvest in the
community through consultations and his work with youth.
"My goal is to build a rapport and establish trust with the community, and to
let people know that I'm here to support their financial needs," Snowden said.
"Our team is ready and eager to exceed our customers' expectations by providing
the highest level of service possible and become a cornerstone in this community
as it grows."
Upon graduation from Dorsey High School, Snowden furthered his education at
Pierce College in Woodland Hills and earned an associate's degree from Los
Angeles City College. He completed work at the American Institute of Banking,
graduated from the First Interstate Bank Management Program, the Glendale
College Professional Development Program, and the Wells Fargo Banking Center
Snowden's career path prior to taking a leadership position at U.S. Bank
included experience at First Interstate Bank in Los Angeles, TRW Systems
Employees Federal Credit Union in Redondo Beach, Calif., Northrop Employees
Federal Credit Union in Hawthorne, Calif., the Los Angeles Police Federal Credit
Union and Wells Fargo Bank Treasury Management in Los Angeles.
U.S. Bank is part of U.S. Bancorp (NYSE:USB). With assets in excess of $174
billion, U.S. Bancorp is the 8th largest financial services holding company in
the United States. The company operates 2,133 banking offices and 4,680 ATMs,
and provides a comprehensive line of banking, brokerage, insurance, investment,
mortgage, trust and payment services products to consumers, businesses and
institutions. U.S. Bancorp is home of the Five Star Service Guarantee which
assures customers of certain key banking benefits and services or customers will
be paid for their inconvenience. Visit U.S. Bancorp on the web at usbank.com.
CONTACT: U.S. Bank
Teri Charest, 612/303-0732
Greely Snowden, 323/295-5204
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SOURCE: U.S. Bank