Commercial Business Center Manager - Millbrae, CA

Millbrae, California
Dec 12, 2023
Dec 12, 2024

Associates at California Bank & Trust work in a relationship-centered culture where they are provided with the tools, training, and opportunities to build the best possible relationships with our clients and with each other. Our workplace culture values each associate's unique experiences, background and perspectives and provides a collaborative environment for all employees to grow and thrive.      


As a premier California-focused financial services company dedicated to serving its communities, families, and businesses (small, mid-sized and large), CB&T has been active for 70 years and has more than 80 full-service branch offices across the state. This dedication has helped the bank earn recognition as a perennial powerhouse in yearly voting for "Best Bank" and "Best Commercial Bank" from the readers of San Diego Union-Tribune and Orange County Register. Additionally, as a division of Zions Bancorporation, the bank has collected multiple Greenwich Excellence Awards for "Overall Client Satisfaction" in Small Business & Middle Market Excellence Awards.   


We are looking for a Business Center Manager with strong commercial lending and credit experience within the Middle Market to provide top notch customer service to our clients and customers in Millbrae, CA. This role focuses on overseeing, leading, and directing a banking branch with regards to sales, operations, and corporate/regulatory compliance to meet assigned lending, deposit, and fee income goals along with business and consumer lending.  


Essential Functions:

  • Oversees, leads, and directs a branch with regards to sales, operations, and corporate/regulatory compliance to meet assigned lending, deposit, and fee income goals.  

  • Responsible for staff management and development including performance evaluations, promotions, salary recommendations and disciplinary action.  

  • Provides suitable credit, deposit or other banking services as well as counsel and advice to best meet clients' needs.  

  • Develops programs to maximize branch profitability, minimize risk, and improve customer service and product knowledge.  

  • Responsible for acquiring, expanding and maintaining client relationships through both inside and outside business development activities.  

  • Analyzes risks and profitability of assigned client portfolio to ensure ongoing profitability and conformity with credit terms. 

  • Responsible for ensuring the successful processing, underwriting, and approving of loans within assigned limits.  

  • Negotiates loan terms and conditions in accordance with bank policy.  

  • Remains well versed in economic and financial concepts and developments relating to clients.  

  • Reviews branch reports for compliance and accuracy.  

  • Responsible for community development and relations.  

  • Other duties as assigned.  



  • Requires a Bachelor's in Business Administration, Finance or a related field and 3+ years of banking management or other directly related experience. A combination of education and experience may meet requirements. 

  • Commercial lending experience with Investor Real Estate, Owner Occupied CRE, C&I , Lines of Credit, Equipment Loans, Letters of Credit, SBA etc.  

  • Business Development experience a must. 

  • Basic working knowledge of branch/banking management, operations, policies, procedures, banking products and lending concepts.  

  • Knowledge of business development and sales within the financial industry.  

  • Ability to make sound decisions, mitigate risk, build relationships and work with a variety of clients, employees and management.  

  • Knowledge of banking laws and regulations.  

  • Good problem resolution and communication skills, both verbal and written.  

  • Good customer relationship skills.  

  • Ability to manage staff. 



  • Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance - START DAY ONE!   

  • Life and Disability Insurance, Paid Parental Leave and Adoption Assistance  

  • Health Savings (HSA), Flexible Spending (FSA) and dependent care accounts 

  • Paid Training, Paid Time Off (PTO) and 11 Paid Federal Holidays, and any applicable state holidays 

  • 401(k) plan with company match, Profit Sharing, competitive compensation in line with work experience  

  • Mental health benefits including coaching and therapy sessions 

  • Tuition Reimbursement for qualifying employees enrolled in an accredited degree program related to the needs of the business, maximum of $5,250 per calendar year, employees are eligible for the program upon hire 

  • Employee Ambassador preferred banking products 



This position is eligible to earn a base salary in the range of $100,000 - $155,000 annually depending on job-related factors such as level of experience and location 

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