Feb. 21, 2013
Patrick J. Moty
, President & CEO of Bank of Commerce Holdings (NASDAQ: BOCH) (the "Company"), a
bank holding company and parent company of Redding Bank of Commerce™ (the "Bank"), announced that its Board of Directors has elected
Lyle L. Tullis
as the Company's Chairman of the Board of Directors and
as its Vice Chairman.
Mr. Tullis previously served as Vice Chairman of the Company's Board of Directors and also currently serves as Chairman of the Company's Nominating and Corporate Governance committee, and is a member of the Executive, Audit & Qualified Legal Compliance and Long-Range Planning committees. Mr. Tullis has been a director of the Company since 2003 and a director of the Bank since 2003.
Mr. Tullis is president of Tullis Inc. a general engineering construction company. His company specializes in public works projects that include grading and paving.
has been a director of the Company since 2006 and a director of the Bank since 2005. He currently serves as Chairman of the Company's Executive Compensation and ALCO committees and is a member of the Company's Nomination and Corporate Governance, Long-Range Planning, and Audit & Qualified Legal Compliance committees. Mr. Halfhide also qualifies as an "audit committee financial expert."
Mr. Halfhide served as president of Dignity Healthcare North State Service Area and St. Elizabeth Community Hospital from
, and had over twenty-nine years of management tenure with Dignity Healthcare including capacity as Controller and Chief Financial Officer.
"The Board's announcement today is made with heavy hearts as it follows the recent passing of our beloved and respected Chairman, Ken Gifford. Ken has left us with standards of excellence that Mr. Tullis and Mr. Halfhide have committed to uphold and maintain."
Patrick J. Moty
, President and Chief Executive Officer of Bank of Commerce Holdings.
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