Pacific Premier Directors Named WomenInc.’s 2019 Most Influential Corporate Directors

Company Release - 12/19/2019 9:00 AM ET

IRVINE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Pacific Premier Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ: PPBI) (the “Company”), the holding company of Pacific Premier Bank (the “Bank”), announced today that Barbara S. Polsky, Jaynie Miller Studenmund and Cora M. Tellez will each be recognized as one of WomenInc.’s 2019 Most Influential Corporate Directors. They will be recognized and featured in the winter edition of WomenInc.Magazine.

Barbara S. Polsky has been a director of the Company and the Bank since May 2019. Ms. Polsky is a partner at the law firm of Manatt, Phelps & Phillips, LLP. She has extensive experience representing numerous companies and financial institutions in a broad range of lending and securities transactions, mergers and acquisitions, governance, regulatory and compliance matters.

Jaynie Miller Studenmund has been a director of the Company and the Bank since May 2019. Ms. Studenmund also currently serves on the boards of CoreLogic, ExlService Holdings, Inc. and select funds for Western Asset Management. Prior to her board service, Ms. Studenmund served as a top line executive for multiple digital and financial services companies, including the COO for Overture Services, a pioneer in SEM (search engine marketing), and the EVP for Retail for First Interstate of California.

Cora M. Tellez has been a director of the Company and the Bank since October 2015. Ms. Tellez serves as the founder and CEO of Sterling Health Services Administration, which provides account-based services (HSA, FSA, HRA and Cobra) linked to health benefits. Ms. Tellez has 25 years of management experience in health care finance and delivery. She also serves as Lead Independent Director of Health Management Systems (Nasdaq: HMSY) and Chair of the Hawaii Community Health Alliance, a nonprofit organization providing medical network services to working families in Hawaii.

“We are excited to congratulate Barbara, Jaynie and Cora for being recognized as outstanding contributors to our board,” said Steven R. Gardner, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Pacific Premier Bancorp, Inc. “Each of these women deserve the recognition for their individual achievements and the excellence that has characterized their professional careers.”

About Pacific Premier Bancorp, Inc.

Pacific Premier Bancorp is the holding company for Pacific Premier Bank, one of the largest banks headquartered in Southern California with approximately $11.8 billion in assets. Pacific Premier Bank is a business bank primarily focused on serving small and middle market businesses in the counties of Orange, Los Angeles, Riverside, San Bernardino, San Diego, San Luis Obispo and Santa Barbara, California, as well as markets in the states of Arizona, Nevada and Washington. Through its more than 40 depository branches, Pacific Premier Bank offers a diverse range of lending products including commercial, commercial real estate, construction, and SBA loans, as well as specialty banking products for homeowners’ associations and franchise lending nationwide.

Pacific Premier Bancorp, Inc.
Steven R. Gardner
Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer
(949) 864-8000

Ronald J. Nicolas, Jr.
Senior Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
(949) 864-8000

Source: Pacific Premier Bancorp, Inc.