SAN FRANCISCO, Jul 18, 2003 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- U.S. Bank has hired Jerry Fair
to lead its commercial banking operations and serve as market president in
northern California, overseeing a region that includes the San Francisco Bay
Area as well as in the communities surrounding Sacramento.
Fair's professional history spans almost 30 years, all with Bank of America
where he held a variety of senior executive positions in that bank's global
corporate and investment banking group. During his career, Fair was involved in
various markets and had assignments in London, Los Angeles, Chicago and San
"There is no one more qualified and well suited to lead and expand our business
in northern California than Jerry Fair," said David Rainer, president of U.S.
Bank in California and leader of the commercial banking teams in California and
the western region. "We are confident that with his leadership and depth of
expertise, we are well positioned to grow and serve the needs of middle market
companies in northern California in a way that is unmatched by any other
Before commencing his banking career in San Francisco, Fair served as a U.S. Air
Force Captain. He holds a B.A. in economics and an M.B.A.
Fair makes his home in Marin County with his wife, Jean, an architect, and their
two daughters. Fair is active in coaching youth sports and has served on a wide
variety of community and non-profit boards. He has been a trustee of the Los
Angeles County Museum of Art since 1994.
U.S. Bancorp (NYSE:USB), with assets of $195 billion, is the 8th largest
financial services holding company in the United States. The company operates
2,199 banking offices and 4,575 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. U.S.
Bancorp is the parent company of U.S. Bank. Visit U.S. Bancorp on the web at
SOURCE: U.S. Bank
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