Below is a list of some of the local organizations which 
Lighthouse Bank, our Directors and Employees have generously supported.


American Cancer Society
American Red Cross
Aptos Sports Foundation
Baymonte School
Big Brothers Big Sisters
Big Stick Surfing Association
BirchBark Foundation
Bonny Doon Community School Foundation
Boomerang Foundation
Boys & Girls Club of Santa Cruz
Cabrillo College Foundation
California State Parks Foundation
Clean Oceans Project
Coastanoa Commons
Community Bridges
Community Housing Land Trust
Community Life Services
Cultural Council of Santa Cruz County
Dominican Hospital Foundation
Ecology Action
Family Service Agency of the Central Coast
Freedom Rotary Foundation
Friends of Santa Cruz Parks & Recreation
Gateway School
GhostRyders Watermens Club
Grey Bears
Habitat for Humanity
Happy Valley Elementary School
Harbor High School
Health Improvement Partnership
Helping Hands
Homeless Garden Project
Homeless Services Center
Hope Services
Hospice of Santa Cruz County
Human Care Alliance
Imagine Supported Living Service
Jacob’s Heart
Janus of Santa Cruz
Kids on Broadway
Kuumbwa Jazz Center
LEO's Haven
Life Lab Science Program
Long Marine Lab
Meals on Wheels
Monte Foundation
Mount Madonna School
Muscular Dystrophy Association
MAH @ the McPherson Center
National Marine Sanctuary Foundation
Organic Farming Research
Pacific Collegiate School
Pajaro Valley Chamber
Salvation Army Santa Cruz Corps
Sanctuary Exploration Center
Santa Cruz City Youth Soccer Club
Santa Cruz County Bar Association
Santa Cruz County Fair Heritage Foundation
Santa Cruz County Soccer Fund
Santa Cruz County Symphony Association
Santa Cruz County Trial Lawyers Association
Santa Cruz Gals Softball
Santa Cruz G-Ball
Santa Cruz Little League
Santa Cruz Sunrise Rotary
Santa Clara Rotary Foundation
Save our Shores
Second Harvest Food Bank
Senior Citizens Legal Services
Tannery Arts Center
United Way of Santa Cruz County
Vine Hill Elementary School
Vista Center for the Blind & Visually Impaired
Volunteer Centers of Santa Cruz County
Walnut Avenue Women & Family Center
Youth for Environmental Sanity


In The News

For the latest news announcements and event updates, please click here to view our E-newsletter!

We are now open for full-service banking in Silicon Valley! Click here to read the announcement.



We are pleased to welcome banking veterans Joe Wilson and Michael Khan to Lighthouse Bank. Their experience in building relationships and understanding the unique needs of the Bay Area business community will greatly enhance the Bank's expanded services from our new Silicon Valley Office.   

Prior to joining Lighthouse Bank, Joe and Michael were with Heritage Bank of Commerce and Focus Business Bank.

Joe and Michael can be reached at Lighthouse Bank's Silicon Valley Office located at 19240 Stevens Creek Blvd, Cupertino, CA 95014 or by phone at (408) 200-2880.

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Lighthouse Bank named 5th Healthiest in the Nation for Second Consecutive Year ranked Lighthouse Bank as the 5th healthiest bank in the nation in 2017.  This represents the second consecutive year that the Bank has been ranked as the 5th healthiest, of the approximately 6,000 Federally-Insured banking institutions in the nation. Ken Tumin, founding editor of commented, "Lighthouse Bank again this year achieved top scores in all categories assessed, and it has established itself as a consistent elite performer in our bank health rankings. To be ranked in the top 5 out of 6,000 banks in consecutive years is quite a testament to the foundation of strength and stability that Lighthouse's management and employees have been able to build." 


5-Star Local Banking!


For more than twenty consecutive quarters, we have been rated as 5-Star "Superior" by Bauer Financial, Inc.. The ranking is recognition signifies Lighthouse Bank as one of the strongest financial institutions in the nation.








Lighthouse Bank Announces Return of Jon P. Sisk, Appointment as President of the Bank

Santa Cruz, California: February 5, 2016 - Lighthouse Bank (OTC: LGHT) announced today the return of veteran local banker and founding member, Jon P. Sisk. Mr. Sisk will join the Bank as President, effective February 8, 2016.  

Mr. Sisk assumes his new role with the Bank upon the retirement of current President and CEO, Richard Hofstetter. Lane S. Lawson, the Bank’s Chief Credit Officer, will assume the role of Chief Executive Officer. The Bank announced the planned retirement of President and CEO, Richard Hofstetter in mid-2015. 








Our Mission Statement:

Lighthouse Bank is committed to providing superior personalized banking products and services. We are dedicated to creating financial benefit for our clients, professional growth for our employees and financial prosperity for our owners and community.