Communities First Financial Corporation to Participate in D.A. Davidson 18th Annual Financial Institutions Conference in Denver

FRESNO, Calif., April 22, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Communities First Financial Corporation (the “Company”) (OTCQX:CFST), the parent company of Fresno First Bank (the “Bank”) today announced Steve Miller, President and CEO, and Steve Canfield, CFO, are scheduled to participate at the 18th Annual D.A. Davidson Financial Institutions Conference in Denver from May 9 through May 11, 2016.

For more information on the conference, or to schedule a one-on-one meeting with Miller and Canfield, please contact your D.A. Davidson’s representative. Additional information can be found at the conference website:

Conference attendance is by invitation only and registration is required.

About Communities First Financial Corporation

Communities First Financial Corporation, a bank holding company established in 2014, is the parent company of Fresno First Bank, founded in 2005 and headquartered in Fresno, California. Fresno First Bank is a leading SBA Bank Lender in the Central Valley. They were named by Forbes as one of the Best 25 Small Businesses in America for 2016, and received the All-Star Performer Award from the Great Game of Business in 2015. Additional information about Communities First and Fresno First Bank is available from the Company’s website at or call 559-439-0200.

About D.A. Davidson & Co.

D.A. Davidson & Co. is a full-service investment firm with operations across the country. D.A. Davidson’s Equity Capital Markets Group provides a full suite of investment banking, institutional sales, trading, research and corporate services. D.A. Davidson’s investment banking team provides merger and acquisition advisory services, provides access to public and private capital, and strategic advisory services for its corporate clients. In addition, the firm’s industry-driven research teams offer award-winning research and are supported by a dedicated group of sales and trading professionals. The Equity Capital Markets Group is based in Portland, Ore., and operates from offices in Baltimore; Boston; Chicago; Denver; Great Falls, Mont.; Minneapolis; New York; Orange County, Calif.; Salt Lake City; and Seattle. D.A. Davidson & Co. is one of four firms within D.A. Davidson Companies, an 81 year-old, employee-owned financial services holding company. or @DADavidsonCo.

Contact Steve Miller - CEO or Steve Canfield – CFO 559-439-0200 The Cereghino Group IR CONTACT: 206-388-5785

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