HOLIDAY REMINDER: Pacific Continental Bank offices will be closed on Monday, January 16, in observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. 



A Time to Sell (Part One) banner

A Time to Sell (Part One)

As we begin a new year, many small business owners may be starting to think about or are well on the way toward selling their business. It’s human nature to view the year’s beginning as a time of reflection and for many entrepreneurs, it is a time to evaluate whether they are ready and/or want to transition their business.

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Solving Problems: The Energy That Drives Business

As a chief operating officer (COO), a key part of my job is often related to solving problems. Due to the fact that for most businesses – large and small – the operations part of the equation is where many problems arise, the role is often equal parts COO and CSO, or chief solutions officer.

Being adept at spotting, diagnosing and solving problems is a big part of my role at the bank – in conjunction with the rest of our leadership team – and I’ve learned a thing or two about bringing people together to find solutions. 

2016: A Year of Growth and Change for Pacific Continental Bank banner

2016: A Year of Growth and Change for Pacific Continental Bank

As we rapidly approach 2017, it is always fun and rewarding to take a look back over the previous year and celebrate the progress and accomplishments of our great group of employees. I realize it is cliché to say, but 2016 really has seemed to fly by, and I’m amazed at how much has happened here at Pacific Continental Bank. 

Marketing: Getting the Biggest Bang for Your Buck

Amy Delaney is vice president and marketing director at Pacific Continental Bank, and is guest blogging this week.

Being a marketer, it is said, is kind of like being an artist: you tend to have a lot more creativity than money!

And as the marketing lead for a community bank, I can definitely empathize with many small business owners who need to stretch their marketing dollars as far as possible to help tell the story of their organization.

Growth Is Good, Unless It Drives Your Business Off A Cliff banner

Growth Is Good, Unless It Drives Your Business Off A Cliff

If growth is the engine of business, then cash is the fuel. A healthy cash flow is incredibly important to any small business. But here is the secret – and peril – of small business: the engine of growth, if left unmanaged, can become a cash consuming monster that drives your business right off a cliff.



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