March 13, 2014: At a grand reception at Trump National Golf Club in Ranch Palos Verdes tonight, Premier Bank of Palos Verdes, a division of Premier Business Bank, was presented with the ultimate award of the evening 'Best New Business' in Palos Verdes.
The annual Salute to Business awards ceremony for 2013 accolades was presented by the Palos Verdes Peninsula Chamber of Commerce, to honor several outstanding businesses and one exceptional business leader for their achievements. The 2013 "exceptional business" is Premier, which opened a branch in Palos Verdes in 2013. The award was accepted by President and CEO, John Polen.
Nominees were evaluated on the criteria of active community involvement, exceptional customer service, innovation and/or unique products or offerings. The following organizations were recognized tonight:
Best New Business, 2013: Primier Bank of Palos Verdes, a division of Premier Business Bank
Salute to Business 2013 Honoree: Norris Theater for the Performing Arts
Salute to Business 2013 Honoree: Suzy Zimmerman – State Farm Insurance
Salute to Business 2013 Honoree: Trump National Golf Club
Salute to Business 2013 Honoree: Apothecary Beauty Boutique