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Celebrating 50 Years

Celebrating 50 Years

Officially opened in 1970, Sunwest Bank (then known as Santiago Bank) has grown from a local Orange County community bank to a regional West Coast lender. In 2020 we will proudly celebrate 50 years as an organization.

Charter Members

For our 50th anniversary, we spoke with some of our charter members about their experience banking with Sunwest Bank.

Here’s what they had to say.

Charles Richmond
Robert Wills
Stacy Hollon
Gary Minnich
Dan Jewell
Maralys Wills

Drag the slider below to view how our headquarters has changed over the last 50 years.

Sunwest Bank (Before) Sunwest Bank (After)