American Perspective cut the ribbon on their new Santa Maria branch on August 4.

American Perspective Bank, 2646 Santa Maria Way, Suite 101

American Perspective Bank was formed by a group of local businesspeople and experienced bank officers who share a common vision. That vision is to create a unique financial institution targeted at building lasting personal relationships with businesses, professionals, real estate investors, family business entities, and local residents of the Santa Maria Valley. These relationships are to be developed based upon the bank’s five founding principles of:

  • Integrity
  • Commitment
  • Expertise
  • Communication
  • Service

The five stars in our logo represent these core values.

The Bank’s mission is to successfully meet the financial needs of our clients, employees, shareholders, and local communities served in a safe and sound manner. We aim to accomplish this mission through a combination of concierge service, client convenience, customized financial solutions, and advanced technology. Our officer team of experienced bankers strongly believes in the importance of being readily accessible to our clients and in offering personalized client service. Our facilities are custom designed, with sit-down service, private conference rooms, and meeting facilities for our clients. Our technology platform includes many advanced features, including cash management and online (scanned) deposit services for businesses.

Our local team, headed by Mike Sell, Senior Vice President, has decades of experience in the area.  Members of the team include Assi

stant Vice President, Rachel Hill, Personal Banker, Ryan Maxwell, Concierge, Chris Fitch and Customer Service Representative, Brittany Armstrong.   We welcome you to visit us and learn more about the unique client experience offered by American Perspective Bank.  We are located at 2646 Santa Maria Way, Suite 101, Santa Maria, our phone number is (805) 354-7800 and you can also visit us on-line at