Malaga Bank was proud to sponsor the annual South Bay Association of Chambers of Commerce Installation luncheon. SBACC is a regional association of Chambers dedicated to advancing public policy initiatives and region issue advocacy for businesses and industries in the South Bay of Los Angeles County. Attending the event from Malaga Bank: FVP Business Development Mgr. Julia Parton, SVP Retail Banking Mgr. Sacha Ohara, AVP Retail Banking Mgr. Ana Straser, AVP Retail Banking Mgr. Ivette Matienzo-Marin, and VP Retail Banking Mgr. Helen Stoddart along with Mark Waronek, President & CEO of M&M Consulting Group and Chair for the SBACC.
Congratulations Los Angeles Challenge on your 20th anniversary. Celebrating at their Annual Holiday Celebration is Greg Alessandra, Co-Founder, Chairman of the Board and President of LA Challenge with FVP, Business Development Mgr. Julia Parton.
Thank you to the customers and staff who donated unwrapped toys to the “Toys for the Troops' Kids” drive. We believe giving is a community event and we’re proud to support the Kiwanis Club of Torrance’s toy drive. The resulting efforts were incredible. Children with parents actively serving in units of the National Guard, Air Force, Army, Marine Corps and Navy were recipients of generous donations.
The holidays were very special this year. We were so happy to see Santa at the Holiday Parade of Lights entertaining the children in the community. Malaga Bank was again a proud sponsor this year.
Generosity was the message this year. Thank you to the customers and staff who donated towards the holiday food drive. A large collection of groceries was collected to make meals for those in need this holiday season benefitting families serviced by PTA Project Hope in Torrance, Family Promise in Rolling Hills Estates, St Lawrence Martyr Church in Redondo Beach, and the Toberman Neighborhood Center and Harbor Interfaith Services in San Pedro.
Malaga Bank is a proud supporter of the Palos Verdes Estates Police Department Team. Cheering on the torch runners are Peninsula Friends of the Library’s Executive Director, Collen Cotter and Malaga’s staff FVP Business Development Mgr. Julia Parton, VP Retail Banking Mgr. Helen Stoddart, and FVP Group Retail Banking Mgr. Kristina Keys.
We had an exciting evening at the 2022 TACC Business Expo winning best creative booth at the annual business community event. The Malaga Ranch hands are FVP Business Development Mgr. Julia Parton, FVP Group Retail Banking Mgr. Kristina Keys, SVP Retail Banking Mgr. Sacha Ohara, and AVP Retail Banking Mgr. Ana Straser. Accepting the award certificate with the Malaga Ranch hands are Malaga Bank's Customer Service Rep. Taylor Swain and Donna Duperron TACC’s President & CEO.
Our retail banking team had a great time attending the Halloween Ball benefitting the Torrance Police Foundation.
A wonderful evening with a serious topic. Malaga Bank once again attended the annual Girls Night Out, benefiting the Cancer Support Community South Bay. The Malaga team brought its “A” game with a timely message, Let’s Get Physicals!
Malaga Bank is proud to recognize Mary McLachlan for 20 years of service. Mary started her career with Malaga Bank as a Credit Analyst and transitioned to Credit Review Coordinator in 2012. Mary is well known in the San Pedro community and her passionate support of San Pedro’s Relay for Life.
Malaga Bank was proud to be a sponsor for the 2022 Gala Fundraiser. Sharefest provides programs offering support to under-served youth to provide the necessary tools for a successful future. Attending are FVP, Business Development Mgr. Julia Parton, AVP Retail Banking Mgr. Andrea Lastimosa, Personal Banking III Afsaneh Salasi, and AVP Retail Banking Mgr. Ivette Matienzo-Marin.
Malaga Bank is a proud supporter of arts and education. The Peninsula Friends of the Library held their annual Oktoberfest celebration at the Malaga Cove Library and in attendance are VP Retail Banking Mgr. Helen Stoddart and Peninsula Friends of the Library’s Executive Director, Collen Cotter.
We look forward to Cancer Awareness Week to raise funds in support of the local nonprofit Cancer Support Community-South Bay and the many people they service in our community. Our staff, their families, and our customers were invited to stop in to make a donation. Malaga again pledged to match the donated funds up to $2,000 bringing the overall donation to a total of $4,500. FVP Business Development Mgr. Julia Parton, and AVP Retail Branch Mgr. Ana Straser, presented Joey Shanahan, Executive Director, and Jackie Suiter, Development Director of CSCSB Malaga Bank’s Cancer Awareness Week donation of $4,500!
We’re proud supporters of the annual Grunion Gala benefitting the Cabrillo Marine Aquarium. It's wonderful to see the local support for nonprofit organizations that are dedicated to protecting and preserving our coastlines. It's inspiring to see how much people care about the environment and are willing to put in the effort to ensure that our oceans and coasts remain healthy and vibrant.
Malaga Bank is a proud supporter of our local chambers. Our Malaga Bank retail staff enjoyed a perfect summer evening attending the Redondo Beach Annual Regional Mixer. L to R: AVP Retail Banking Mgr. Ana Straser, Personal Banker III Afsaneh Salasi, Chamber member Jonathan Anderson, FVP Business Development Mgr. Julia Parton, AVP Retail Banking Mgr. Andrea Lastimosa, and VP Retail Banking Mgr. Helen Stoddart.
We’re proud to donate both time and money to the fundraising efforts of the Caring House in Torrance who provide residents and families both the services and support they need to connect with their loved ones.
Partnerships matter at Malaga Bank. The trust and confidence of our customers has enabled us to prosper as the community bank of the South Bay for over thirty years. In turn, we continually look for opportunities to strengthen the communities where we work and live. Our long-term investment in the community has made giving back a key component of Malaga Bank’s culture. Our employees and senior management alike are using their passions to make a difference through their involvement in a diverse range of local organizations.
Our staff has volunteered over 1,000 hours of their time to local organizations in which they believe. Listed is a sample of organizations we’ve worked with in the community.