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PPBI Director Cora M. Tellez Named 2018 Director to Watch


Pacific Premier Bancorp Director Cora M. Tellez Named 2018 Director to Watch by Directors & Boards Magazine

Company Release - 12/14/2018 8:00 AM ET IRVINE, Calif.

Pacific Premier Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ: PPBI), the holding company of Pacific Premier Bank, announced today that Cora M. Tellez has been named as a 2018 Director to Watch by Directors & Boards, the publication’s semi-annual recognition of directors who bring diversity and expertise to the boardroom. Mrs. Tellez has served as a director of Pacific Premier Bancorp and Pacific Premier Bank since 2015.

“Cora has been an outstanding contributor to our board for several years and we are very pleased to see her receive this recognition from Directors & Boards,” said Steven R. Gardner, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Pacific Premier Bancorp. “As an entrepreneur and successful business owner, Cora has provided valuable perspective to guide our efforts to effectively serve the needs of small- and middle-market commercial clients. Her experience in the health benefits accounts industry has also contributed to our understanding of the needs of specialty deposit clients, which is a key component of our deposit gathering strategies.”

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