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    Bank of Hope joins National Aircraft Finance Association. see more


    EDGEWATER, Md. – September 1, 2018 - National Aircraft Finance Association (NAFA) is pleased to announce that Bank of Hope has recently joined its professional network of aviation lenders. “NAFA members proudly finance - support or enable the financing of - general and business aviation aircraft throughout the world, and we’re happy to add Bank of Hope to our association,” said Ford von Weise, President of NAFA.

    Bank of Hope specializes in core business banking products for small and medium-sized businesses, with an emphasis in commercial lending, serving a multi-ethnic population of customers through 63 full-service branches across nine states and eight loan production offices adding presence in two additional states. With nearly $15 billion in assets, the strength of the bank lies in their experienced management team, focus on sound risk management and governance practices, and commitment to the communities that they serve. 

    Building on their expertise in small business lending, C&I lending, and international trade finance, Bank of Hope is today a diversified financial institution capable of meeting more of their clients’ banking needs. Their expanded offering of commercial and consumer products and services now includes residential mortgage and warehouse lending, credit cards, equipment lease financing and foreign currency, among others.

    Much like NAFA, Bank of Hope is committed to improving the value of their services and providing expert financial solutions to foster growth for their customers and communities.

    For more information about Bank of Hope, visit, or contact Scott Schaidle at (562) 708-5888 or

    About NAFA: 

    The National Aircraft Finance Association (NAFA) is a non-profit corporation dedicated to promoting the general welfare of individuals and organizations providing aircraft financing and loans secured by aircraft; to improving the industry's service to the public; and to providing our members with a forum for education and the sharing of information and knowledge to encourage the financing, leasing and insuring of general aviation aircraft. For more information about NAFA, visit