California Bank of Commerce is closely monitoring the Coronavirus (COVID-19) global pandemic with an eye toward protecting our colleagues, our clients, our business partners and our communities. Collectively, their health and safety is our highest priority.
The Bank maintains a comprehensive Business Continuity Plan (BCP) and a Pandemic Plan, which are updated and tested annually, and are currently in implementation. In addition, we are monitoring guidance from the World Health Organization (WHO) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and are working with regional, state and local authorities to lessen the impact and shorten the duration of this event.
At this time, we believe our greatest contribution to our communities is to maintain our full services for our clients. It is vital that businesses continue to function for our economy to operate properly.
The structure of our financial institution gives our clients the technology to continue to access bank services safely via remote access and connectivity.
While we encourage use of the technology, our depository branches will remain open at this time. In order to support the health and safety of all involved, it is our recommendation that branch visits be limited to essential business.
Our relationship managers and technical support staff remain accessible and ready to answer questions and address concerns.
The Bank will look to follow recommended protocol from expert authorities as we diligently navigate through this event.
We value our client and business partner relationships, and appreciate your continuing support of CBC.
Steven E. Shelton
President & CEO