EUGENE, Ore., March 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Pacific Continental Bank, the bank subsidiary of Pacific Continental Corporation (Nasdaq: PCBK), announced today that it was once again recognized by Oregon Business magazine as one of the 100 Best Companies to Work For in Oregon. Ranked 25th in the large-company category, 2012 marks the thirteenth consecutive year the bank has been named as a 100 Best company. Additionally, Oregon Business magazine noted that Pacific Continental is one of just ten inaugural members of its "Hall of Fame" – a distinction that recognizes companies with ten or more appearances in the 100 Best competitions.
"Our company culture is a key differentiator, not just with our employees, but also with our clients and communities," said Hal Brown, Pacific Continental's chief executive officer. "Ultimately, our workplace environment is the responsibility of everyone who works for the bank; this responsibility is taken seriously and is reflected at every touch point within our organization. I am honored to work with such a great group of people."
Statewide, more than 14,000 employees from 263 employers participated in the publication's annual survey. Award methodology, along with additional details, can be located at oregonbusiness.com.
About Pacific Continental Bank Pacific Continental Bank, the operating subsidiary of Pacific Continental Corporation, delivers highly personalized services through 14 banking offices in Oregon and Washington. The Bank also operates a loan production office in Tacoma, Washington. With $1.3 billion in assets, Pacific Continental has established one of the most unique and attractive metropolitan branch networks in the Northwest with offices in three of the region's largest markets including Seattle, Portland and Eugene. Pacific Continental targets the banking needs of community-based businesses, health care professionals, professional service providers and nonprofit organizations.Since its founding in 1972, Pacific Continental Bank has been honored with numerous awards and recognitions from highly regarded third-party organizations including The Seattle Times, the Portland Business Journal and Oregon Business magazine. A complete list of the company's awards and recognitions – as well as supplementary information about Pacific Continental Bank – can be found online at < therightbank.com> Pacific Continental Corporation's shares, a component of the Russell 2000 Index, are listed on the Nasdaq Global Select Market under the symbol "PCBK." SOURCE Pacific Continental Bank