Keith A. Wilton Promoted to President of Heritage Bank of Commerce

SAN JOSE, Calif., March 30, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Heritage Bank of Commerce, the operating bank of Heritage Commerce Corp (NASDAQ:HTBK), today announced that, effective April 1, 2017, Keith A. Wilton has been promoted to President and Chief Operating Officer of the Bank. Wilton has been with Heritage for three years as Executive Vice President & Chief Operating Officer.

“On behalf of the Board of Directors, I am pleased to announce the promotion of Keith to President and COO of Heritage Bank of Commerce. His extensive experience in business banking and his notable accomplishments since he joined the Bank in 2014 have been extremely important to the Bank’s recent success,” stated Jack Conner, Chairman of the Board.

Wilton will continue to be responsible for principally all the revenue and deposit businesses of the Bank, including its factoring subsidiary Bay View Funding, as well as branch operations and cash management.

“Keith’s dedication to the company and attention to the needs of our customers have earned him this promotion. I am pleased to work with such a high caliber professional,” stated Walt Kaczmarek, Chief Executive Officer.

About Heritage Bank of Commerce
Heritage Commerce Corp, a bank holding company established in February 1998, is the parent company of Heritage Bank of Commerce, established in 1994 and headquartered in San Jose with full service branches in Danville, Fremont, Gilroy, Hollister, Los Altos, Los Gatos, Morgan Hill, Pleasanton, Sunnyvale, and Walnut Creek. Heritage Bank of Commerce is an SBA Preferred Lender. Bay View Funding, a subsidiary of Heritage Bank of Commerce, is based in Santa Clara and provides business essential working capital factoring financing to various industries throughout the United States. For more information, please visit

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Source:Heritage Commerce Corp