NEWPORT BEACH, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sept. 2, 2005--Steve Takei
has joined U.S. Bank as head of commercial banking in Orange County.
He will report to Todd Hollander, market president for U.S. Bank in
Orange County and the Inland Empire.
Takei, 49, brings more than 25 years of financial services
experience to the position, most recently as a senior vice president
in Bank of America's healthcare group. Takei also ran the statewide
franchise for middle market banking for Sanwa Bank California and has
held positions in corporate and commercial banking for Wachovia, First
Interstate Bank and First Chicago.
"Steve brings great energy and experience to a position that is
critical to our success in southern California," said Hollander. "He
has earned respect from the community and within the banking industry,
and we are proud to have him lead our commercial banking team in
Takei earned his undergraduate degree and MBA from the University
of California Berkeley and a JD from Hastings College of Law, and is a
member of the California Bar. He lives with his wife Lily, and their
two children in Laguna Niguel, Calif.
Takei is based at U.S. Bank's offices at 4100 Newport Place, Suite
900 in Newport Beach, Calif.
U.S. Bancorp (NYSE:USB), with $204 billion in assets, is the 6th
largest financial holding company in the United States. The company
operates 2,383 banking offices and 4,877 ATMs in 24 states, 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 in which the company pays customers if
certain key banking benefits and services are not met. U.S. Bancorp is
the parent company of U.S. Bank. Visit U.S. Bancorp on the web at
CONTACT: U.S. Bank Media Relations
Teri Charest, 612-303-0732
SOURCE: U.S. Bank