Pacific Premier Bank becomes Official Bank of the Pac-12
SAN FRANCISCO – The Pac-12 today announced that Pacific Premier Bank is now the official bank of the Conference. As part of the evolved partnership, Pacific Premier Bank will have a significant presence across Pac-12 Networks’ on-air and digital platforms and programming, including custom content and sports highlights. In addition, the partnership will feature joint community engagement efforts.
"We are thrilled that Pacific Premier Bank has become the official bank of the Pac-12 Conference and look forward to collaborating on a number of community-oriented programs across Pacific Premier Bank’s footprint,” said Steve Tseng, executive vice president of sales for Pac-12 Networks.
Steve Gardner, Chairman and CEO of Pacific Premier Bank, added: “Partnering with the Pac-12 and serving the banking needs of this highly-regarded collegiate athletic conference is a meaningful extension of our brand presence across the Western US. It also introduces Pacific Premier’s banking expertise, team-oriented and success-driven approach, and community-focus to Pac-12 fans. The Pac-12 Conference is an exceptional organization focused on athletic and academic excellence and performance, and dedicated to developing the next generation of leaders in student-athletes. We are excited to be part of the Pac-12 team.”
With today’s announcement, Pacific Premier Bank joins a number of other leading brands and current partners of the Pac-12, including 76®, Dr Pepper, Gatorade, GEICO, New York Life, Pacific Seafood, Redbox and TicketSmarter, among others.
About the Pac-12 Conference
The Conference has a tradition as the “Conference of Champions,” leading the nation in NCAA Championships in 54 of the last 60 years, with 529 NCAA team titles overall. The Conference comprises 12 leading U.S. universities - the University of Arizona, Arizona State University, the University of California, Berkeley, the University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA), the University of Colorado, the University of Oregon, Oregon State University, Stanford University, the University of Southern California, the University of Utah, the University of Washington and Washington State University. For more information on the Conference’s programs, member institutions, and Commissioner Larry Scott, go to Pac-12.com/conference.?