SAN DIEGO, Mar 10, 2005 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Marney Cox, chief economist for the San Diego
Association of Governments (SANDAG) and Mike Bohn, athletic director
for San Diego State University (SDSU), have joined the U.S. Bank local
board in San Diego. They participated in their first board meeting in
Cox and Bohn join a distinguished group of professionals who
provide insight and guidance to local bank leaders on business
opportunities and issues that impact the community. They also serve as
ambassadors, responsible for sharing the U.S. Bank story within the
community and providing prospective business leads for U.S. Bank to
"We simply could not be more fortunate than to have these two
tremendously successful and respected individuals on our team," said
Robert Armstrong, president of U.S. Bank in San Diego. "Marney Cox and
Mike Bohn are truly champions for San Diego and will, without
question, provide valuable insight on how U.S. Bank can continue to
succeed in this marketplace. I am thrilled that they have joined the
board and look forward to working closely with them."
Cox, who holds bachelor's and master's degrees from SDSU, has been
with SANDAG since 1979. He is responsible for producing a set of
long-range forecasts for the San Diego region and its economy as part
of an organization that is responsible for a broad range of regional
issues including transportation, growth management, economic
development, housing, waste management, air quality, water quality,
energy and public safety. The organization's forecasts are used as
guidelines in pubic infrastructure planning documents and private
sector business plans.
Bohn was named athletic director at SDSU in 2003. A native of
Colorado, Bohn earned his bachelor's degree from Kansas University and
master's degree from Ohio University. Since he arrived at SDSU from
the University of Idaho, Bohn hit the ground running bringing new
energy and a new direction for Aztec Athletics, reaching out to all
Aztec constituencies. U.S. Bank has been among the strong corporate
supporters of SDSU and Aztec Athletics through sponsorship,
educational support and business relationships.
Other members of the U.S. Bank board in San Diego include: Nikki
Clay of Carpi and Clay, David Dolgen of Dolgen Ventures, G.T. Frost,
Jr. of Frost Hardwood Lumber Co., Daniel Gatto of Gatto, Pope, Walwick
& Katz, LLP, Joyce Glazer, San Diego philanthropist and community
leader, Robert Gleason, chief financial officer and general counsel of
Evans Hotels, Austin "Ozzie" Gontang of TEC International, Brian
Kinsman president of Kinsman Capital LLC, William A. Lofft, chief
financial officer of Modern Postcard, John Rebelo, Jr., former
chairman and chief executive officer of a legacy U.S. Bank company,
Denis Trafecanty managing partner of Tatum Partners, Allan Wasserman,
executive vice president of Stewart Title and Robert Armstrong, U.S.
Bank San Diego market president.
U.S. Bancorp (NYSE:USB), with assets of $195 billion, is the 6th
largest financial holding company in the United States. The company
operates 2,370 banking offices and 4,620 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.
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SOURCE: U.S. Bank