LAKEWOOD, Colo., May 6, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Solera National Bancorp, Inc. (OTCQB:SLRK) , the holding company for Solera National Bank, today announced that Douglas Crichfield, President and Chief Executive Officer, is scheduled to present at the 15 th Annual D.A. Davidson Financial Services Conference in Seattle at the Bell Harbor Conference Center. Solera's presentation is on Thursday, May 9, 2013, at 8:35 a.m. PDT. To schedule a one-on-one meeting with Mr. Crichfield, or for information on this conference, please contact your D.A. Davidson representative or contact Tom Hayes, Director of Investment Banking at D.A. Davidson & Co. at 406.268.3084. Solera National Bancorp recently reported earnings of $181,000 for the first quarter of 2013, up 60% compared to $113,000 for the fourth quarter of 2012. First quarter profits were driven by solid credit quality and the increase in noninterest income. Noninterest income was bolstered by $1.5 million in gains from the sale of loans, which was primarily due to the recently acquired and integrated residential mortgage division. About Solera National Bancorp, Inc. Solera National Bancorp, Inc. was incorporated in 2006 to organize and serve as the holding company for Solera National Bank which opened for business on September 10, 2007. Solera National Bank is a traditional, community, commercial bank with a specialized focus serving the Hispanic market. It prides itself in delivering personalized customer service — welcoming, inclusive and respectful — combined with leading-edge banking capabilities. The Bank is also actively involved in the community in which it serves. For more information, visit http://www.solerabank.com . About D.A. Davidson & Co. Founded 78 years ago, D.A. Davidson ( www.dadavidson.com) is the largest full-service investment firm based in the Northwest. D.A. Davidson provides a range of investment and financial services and products to individual, institutional, corporate and nonprofit investors nationwide. An experienced research staff provides analysis to individual and institutional investors, and the firm is a regional leader in public and corporate finance. . D.A. Davidson is a subsidiary of employee-owned Davidson Companies ( www.davidsoncompanies.com), a financial services company with more than 1,100 employees working in 20 states and $34.5 billion in client assets under management and administration. Davidson Companies also operates Davidson Investment Advisors, a professional asset management firm; Davidson Trust Co., a trust and wealth management firm; and Davidson Fixed Income Management, a registered investment adviser providing fixed income portfolio management.
CONTACT: SOLERA NATIONAL BANCORP, INC. DOUGLAS CRICHFIELD, PRESIDENT & CEO (303) 937-6429 ROBERT J. FENTON, EVP & CFO (303) 202-0933