LAKE HAVASU CITY, Ariz.—January 31, 2018— Horizon Community Bank is pleased to announce Mijung Wee Lombardi has been appointed to the top leadership position at its Fort Mohave, Arizona branch. As business banking center manager, she will handle branch operations, business development and customer relationships for the bank in the Tri-State area, which includes Fort Mohave, Ariz., Bullhead City, Ariz., Laughlin, Nev. and Needles, Calif.
“Mijung Lombardi is a capable, experienced banker who establishes deep relationships with her clients as she helps them grow their businesses’ financial success, and works extremely well with underwriters and analysts as she moves lending opportunities through the process. More importantly, she fully engages and invests herself in the community in which she lives and works. We’re proud to add her to the team,” stated Mark Martinez, chief credit officer at Horizon Community Bank.
Lombardi brings extensive experience to the Fort Mohave business community from her work in the Denver metropolitan area for some of the area’s most notable financial institutions, including Wells Fargo, BBVA Compass, KeyBank Colorado, Solera National Bank and Vectra Bank Colorado. While generating average new revenues in excess of $150 million, her most notable career accomplishments include:
- Securing the sizable Democratic National Convention account for the Obama campaign in 2008;
- Rapidly achieving top ranking status for two branches opened for BBVA Compass, resulting in a Regional Leader award;
- Ranking number one branch in Colorado for KeyBank Colorado, moving from last place to first in only seven months;
- Receiving the Branch Manager of the Year award for Vectra Bank Colorado and
- Ranking #22 in the nation for individual production at KeyBank Colorado.
A new resident since August 2017, Lombardi has already established an impressive leadership role within the community of Fort Mohave, involved with Sunrise Rotary, Bullhead Chamber of Commerce, the Needles Downtown Business Alliance and the Mohave Valley Contractors Association. In her personal time, she volunteers with Boys & Girls Club of Aha Macav, Colorado River Republican Women’s Club and the 2018 planning committees for Taste of Bullhead and the Tri-State Home, Garden & Lifestyle Expo.
“I’m tremendously excited to join a locally owned bank that believes so deeply in the communities surrounding each branch,” Lombardi said. “I’m passionate about making a difference professionally and personally, and honored to support the Tri-State area.”
Horizon Community Bank is a locally owned and operated FDIC insured commercial bank with branches in Fort Mohave, Lake Havasu City, Mesa, Parker and Quartzsite, Arizona, plus loan offices in Kingman, Goodyear and Henderson, Nevada. It has almost 80 employees and provides high-touch, customized financial services to those in the healthcare, transportation, real estate and technology industries, as well as general commercial and consumer services. Horizon Community Bank is a subsidiary of holding company Horizon Bancorp, Inc.
Horizon Community Bank supports local communities. February’s non-profit partner of the month is Boys and Girls Club of the Colorado River, located in Bullhead City, Ariz. Learn more at HorizonCommunityBank.com.
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