Our Culture

Who We Are: Our Business Philosophy

Golden State Bank is a full-service commercial bank with regional offices in Glendale and Upland, servicing business clients in Los Angeles and San Bernardino Counties, and the Inland Empire. The mission of the Bank is to offer diverse, quality banking products and services of exceptional value that will meet the financial needs of businesses, their owners and their families.

Today’s business owners need a confidante, a resource that is willing to explore new and better ways to serve them and their businesses. Not just in narrow-focused financial matters, but in business practices and relationships that will add to a company’s competitive advantage and help grow their business.

Our team is always constructive in our clients’ business, as we help guide business owners with customized products and solutions, delivered with superior service.


Why Bank With Us?

  • Golden State Bank is a “Business Bank” and business has always been our primary focus.
  • We value relationships. Our staff works diligently with each client, allowing for a true synergistic relationship and not just a superficial transaction.
  • We deliver a combination of financial experience and business acumen. Our Relationship Bankers are well-versed in our clients’ industries and the issues that face them.
  • Our team works closely with clients to create a fully integrated package of banking products. Through such customization of services, clients will have an easier time managing liquidity, utilizing cash efficiently and streamlining their overall banking.
  • We have local authority to make credit decisions.
  • We believe that owners of a business think and act differently because of their greater stake in the outcome. Our Board of Directors and Management Team members have ownership in the Bank and understand the hard work and dedication that goes into running a successful business.