Larry Stangler joins RepublicBankAz as Vice President, SBA Banking Officer

Phoenix, Arizona, UNITED STATES

PHOENIX, Nov. 30, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- RepublicBankAz (OTCQB:RBAZ) announced that Larry Stangler has joined the Bank as vice president, SBA banking officer. This announcement was made by President and Chief Executive Officer, Ralph Tapscott.

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“Larry brings to the Bank an extensive level of experience in SBA government guaranteed financing,” stated Tapscott. “As a former officer of the Bank, we are fortunate to have him back leading the production efforts of our government guaranteed lending programs. His thorough understanding of the SBA process and more than 20 years of experience in commercial banking will benefit clients who seek SBA financing to grow their businesses.”

Prior to joining RepublicBankAz, Stangler was vice president and small business loan officer with First Community Bank. Stangler also held positions as vice president, lending with IMH Financial Corporation and with Sonoma National Bank. He graduated from Arizona State University with a Bachelor of Science degree in business finance. Mr. Stangler can be reached at

About RepublicBankAz
RepublicBankAz, N.A., is a locally owned and managed Arizona community bank specializing in meeting the financial needs of closely held businesses and professionals within the greater Phoenix area. RepublicBankAz provides a variety of commercial and professional banking services including commercial and real estate lending, cash management, checking and investments, merchant bankcard, and other banking support services. RepublicBankAz is a five star rated “superior” bank by BauerFinancial, Inc. The bank’s corporate offices are located at 909 East Missouri Avenue, Phoenix, Arizona. 602.277.2500 | | Equal Housing Lender | Member FDIC

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