CommerceWest Bank Declares Quarterly Cash Dividend and Increases the Quarterly Dividend by 18%

Irvine, California – February 27, 2020 – CommerceWest Bank (OTCBB: CWBK) announced the approval of a quarterly cash dividend by its Board of Directors. Mr. Ivo A. Tjan, Chairman and CEO, commented, "In recognition of the Bank’s record 2019 financial performance, I am pleased to announce that the Board of Directors of CommerceWest Bank has increased the cash dividend by 18% to $0.20 per common share, up $.03 per share." The dividend is payable April 1, 2020 to shareholders of record on March 13, 2020.

CommerceWest Bank is a California based full service commercial bank with a unique vision and culture of focusing exclusively on the business community. Founded in 2001 and headquartered in Irvine, California. The Bank serves businesses throughout the state with an emphasis on clients in Orange County, San Diego, Los Angeles, and Riverside Counties. We are a full service business bank and offer a wide range of commercial banking services, including concierge services, remote deposit solution, online banking, mobile banking, lines of credit, working capital loans, commercial real estate loans, SBA loans, and cash management services.

Mission Statement: CommerceWest Bank will create a complete banking experience for each client, catering to businesses and their specific banking needs, while accommodating our clients and providing them high-quality, low stress and personally tailored banking and financial services.

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CommerceWest Bank
Mr. Ivo A. Tjan, CEO
Ms. Leeann M. Cochran, CFO
Telephone: (949) 251-6959
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