ORANGE COUNTY, Calif., Dec. 19, 2012 - Farmers & Merchants Bank (F&M) has been selected by the Orange County Medical Association (OCMA ) as a Preferred Business Partner for physicians seeking personal and professional banking products and services. "F&M is dedicated to delivering tailored products and services for the medical community," said Daniel K. Walker, F&M's Chairman and CEO. "We have served the community for more than a century and have worked with medical professionals in our Memorial Hospital branch for more than 30 years. This rich history and depth of experience allows us to ensure physicians' banking needs are met with the utmost efficiency and convenience." F&M's Physician Banking Suite of Services provides attentive service and specialized products to the medical community, including concierge services, account analysis, business credit cards, remote deposit capture, lockbox service, online business banking, merchant services and lines of credit and loans. OCMA members will receive a 15 percent credit toward their analysis fees as part of the partnership. F&M and OCMA also will join forces to provide educational seminars and resources geared toward effective financial planning and practice management and will feature insights from some of the region's leading medical and financial professionals. The strategic business partnership with F&M Bank reinforces OCMA's commitment to bring added value to its members by aligning with companies who offer specialized services for physicians, allowing physicians to focus their attention on patient care. . About Farmers & Merchants Bank Founded in Long Beach in 1907 by C.J. Walker, Farmers & Merchants Bank has 21 branches in L.A. and Orange counties. The Bank specializes in commercial and small business banking along with business loan programs. Farmers & Merchants Bank of Long Beach is a California state chartered bank with deposits insured by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (Member FDIC) and an Equal Housing Lender. For more information about F&M, please visit the website at www.fmb.com or contact Brian Nakamura, Vice President/Physician's Banking Suite Coordinator at: (714) 472-6611 or firstname.lastname@example.org .