United Central Bank Announces
Artesia Branch Opening
Garland, TX: United Central
Bank has announced expansion of its retail banking centers
into the California market. The first California branch will
commence business in Artesia, California when it moves from
temporary space into the permanent branch space on October
19, with grand opening ceremonies slated for October 26.
The branch is located on 11710 South Street in Artesia, CA.
United Central Bank and its Artesia banking center offers
a full range of checking, and Certificate of Deposit (CD)
products as well as Small Business Administration (SBA) loans
and other commercial loans to finance a variety of small to
medium size business such as motel, hotel, car wash, gas station,
deli, grocery, dry cleaning, etc.
To celebrate the opening, all new business and personal banking
customers will be offered 1-year of free checking services.
A promotional 7 month CD yielding 5.50% APY* (see below) will
also be available.
Mr. Shafiq Khan, Senior Vice President and Regional Manager,
manages the Artesia branch and other California operations.
He can be contacted at 626-272-9142. Mr. Khan has been involved
in banking for the past 20 years. Mr. Khan is assisted by
Mr. Rashid Memon, Assistant Vice President, who has also been
involved in banking for the past 15 years.
Mrs. Shaila Patankar, Assistant Vice President is the manager
of the Artesia Branch and is supported by Mrs. Shahina Nawab,
Operations Officer and two Personal Bankers to service banking
customers. They can be reached at 562-865-8822.
United Central Bank is a nationwide SBA lender with extensive
experience in providing financing to small and medium size
enterprises. Mr. Rashid Memon, Mrs. Shaila Patanker, and Mr.
Syed Ali are responsible for SBA and commercial lending. They
can be reached at 562-865-8822.
United Central Bank staff supports the following languages:
English, Hindi, Urdu, Mandarin Chinese, Korean, Spanish, Vietnamese.
About United Central Bank:
United Central Bank, Member FDIC, Equal Housing Lender, a
Texas State chartered bank established in 1987, is headquartered
in Garland, Texas, where it also has its main banking center
and has 8 other banking centers in Texas: Dallas, Houston,
Spring, Hillcroft, Arlington, Killeen, Austin and Plano, and
one branch in Springfield, VA. Loan production offices are
located in Atlanta, GA, Chicago, IL, Los Angeles and San Francisco
metro areas, CA, Richmond, VA, Tampa. FL, and Charlotte, North
For further information about the bank, contact Ken Lee, Senior
Vice President and Treasurer, at 972-509-7364.