1st Century Bank EVP Bonnie Rubin Nominated for Los Angeles Business Journal’s Annual Women Making a Difference Award

LOS ANGELES, May 10, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- 1st Century Bank, N.A. (the “Bank”), a wholly owned subsidiary of 1st Century Bancshares, Inc. (the “Company”) (NASDAQ:FCTY), is proud to announce the nomination of Executive Vice President Bonnie Rubin for the Los Angeles Business Journal’s 2016 Women Making A Difference Award honoring the most successful women leaders of Los Angeles County. This reader-nominated award featured in a LABJ Special Supplement garners over 200 nominations each year. The awards luncheon, part of the LABJ’s 23rd Annual Women’s Summit, will take place on Monday, May 23rd, 2016 at the J.W. Marriott L.A. LIVE.

“It is a great honor to be recognized among the brightest and most influential businesswomen of Los Angeles,” said EVP, Bonnie Rubin. “1st Century Bank salutes all of the nominees for their leadership and inspiration to all members of our communities.”

About 1st Century Bancshares, Inc.
1st Century Bancshares, Inc. is a publicly owned company traded on the NASDAQ Capital Market under the symbol “FCTY.” The Company’s wholly-owned subsidiary, 1st Century Bank, N.A., is headquartered in the Century City area of Los Angeles, with a full service business bank in Century City, CA, and relationship offices in Santa Monica and Beverly Hills, CA. The Bank’s primary focus is serving the specific banking needs of entrepreneurs, professionals and small businesses with the personal service of a traditional community bank. The Company maintains a website at www.1cbank.com. By including the foregoing website address link, the Company does not intend to and shall not be deemed to incorporate by reference any material contained therein.

About the Los Angeles Business Journal’s Women’s Summit
The 23rd annual Women’s Summit, hosted by the Los Angeles Business Journal, is a half-day symposium that will begin with breakfast and progress through a series of guest speakers. Attendees will have an opportunity to be inspired by local women executives sharing their expertise on wealth creation, wellness and wisdom. The afternoon portion of the event will be highlighted by the Women Making a Difference Awards luncheon honoring the outstanding achievements in business by women throughout Los Angeles County.



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Source:1st Century Bancshares, Inc.