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For Immediate Release

Jane Yedinak
(415) 765-3241

Sam Curley
(415) 505-9064 


Branch Team Brings Years of Banking Experience and Strong Community Focus
to Serve Customers in the Blossom Hill Area

SAN FRANCISCO, November 7, 2011 – Union Bank, N.A. today announced the opening of a new branch in San Jose, located at 1110 Blossom Hill Road, Suite 40. The full-service banking office marks the eighth branch in San Jose for Union Bank. The office is overseen by Branch Manager David Machado, who is responsible for cultivating an overall customer base, developing new relationships with consumers and small businesses in the community, and leading the team of locally based bankers with strong ties to the community.

“We are pleased to open this new branch in San Jose’s Blossom Hill area to better serve our existing clients as well as to meet the banking needs of this community,” said Union Bank Regional Executive for the Northern California Division Elaine Genevro. “David and our entire team of bankers are committed to delivering outstanding customer service and to fostering relationships with individual clients and area businesses.”

Machado brings 34 years of banking experience to his new role as branch manager. Prior to Union Bank, he worked with US Bank and Washington Mutual where he served as vice president and branch manager. He is an active member of several local organizations including Dancing on the Avenue, the Annual Founder’s Day Parade, and Walk to School. Machado also serves as president of the Willow Glen Business Association and is a member of the American Legion.

Kristine Abdelmalak serves as senior relationship banker with 12 years of industry experience. Most recently she served as senior relationship banker for Union Bank’s Palo Alto branch. Prior to Union Bank, Abdelmalak worked at Citibank as a customer service manager. Engaged in the community, Abdelmalak volunteers with Simonds Elementary School and St. George & St. Joseph Coptic Orthodox Church. She also holds series 6 and 63 licenses.

Sapna Shah serves as customer service manager, with 12 years of industry experience. Prior to Union Bank, Shah worked at Bank of America as an assistant manager. Engaged in San Jose’s community, she volunteers with Second Harvest Food Bank and Simonds Elementary School.

Banking Office Information
Union Bank’s Blossom Hill branch is located at 1110 Blossom Hill Road, Suite 40, and includes the following features and amenities:

  • Convenient Hours: Open Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., and Saturday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

  • Customer Service: Union Bank Blossom Hill representatives are available to handle consumer or business banking requests. The branch team speaks several languages including Arabic, Gujarati, and Hindi.

    Visit or call the branch directly at (408) 448-4512 for more information.

    About UnionBanCal Corporation & Union Bank, N.A.
    Headquartered in San Francisco, UnionBanCal Corporation is a financial holding company with assets of $84 billion at September 30, 2011. Its primary subsidiary, Union Bank, N.A., is a full-service commercial bank providing an array of financial services to individuals, small businesses, middle-market companies, and major corporations. The bank operated 404 full-service branches in California, Washington, Oregon and Texas, as well as two international offices, on September 30, 2011. UnionBanCal Corporation is a wholly-owned subsidiary of The Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ, Ltd., which is a subsidiary of Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group, Inc. Union Bank is a proud member of the Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group (MUFG, NYSE:MTU), one of the world’s largest financial organizations. Visit for more information.