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Section 1: 8-K (8-K QUIGLEY 01042017)





January 4, 2017
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported)

(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in its Charter)

(State or Other Jurisdiction of Incorporation)
(Commission File Number)
(I.R.S. Employer Identification No.)
2126 Inyo Street, Fresno, California
(Address of principal executive offices)
(Zip Code)

(Registrant's Telephone Number, Including Area Code)

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Item 5.02 (d) Departure of Directors or Principal Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Principal Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.

On December 15, 2016, the Board of Directors of United Security Bancshares (the "Company") and United Security Bank (the "Bank") appointed Susan "Sue" Quigley as director of the Company and Bank subject to Ms. Quigley receiving approval from Deloitte & Touche LLP. Ms. Quigley received approval and accepted the appointment on January 4, 2017, and will commence service on the Board effective immediately.

There are no arrangements or understandings between Ms. Quigley and any other persons pursuant to which she was selected as a director.

Ms. Quigley retired as Firm Managing Director from public accounting firm Deloitte & Touche LLP in 2010.

It is expected that Ms. Quigley will be appointed to the Company's Corporate Governance and Nominating Committee and Audit Committee.


Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the Registrant has duly caused this Report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.

United Security Bancshares
January 9, 2017
By: /s/ Bhavneet Gill
Bhavneet Gill
Senior Vice President & Chief Financial Officer

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Section 2: EX-99.1 (EXHIBIT 99.1 QUIGLEY 01042017)


United Security Bancshares Appoints Sue Quigley to Board of Directors
FRESNO, CA, January 9, 2017. United Security Bancshares ( (Nasdaq Global Select: UBFO) announced the appointment of Sue Quigley to the Company's Board of Directors. She will also serve on the Board of United Security Bank, a wholly-owned subsidiary of United Security Bancshares.
Dennis R. Woods, President and Chief Executive Officer of the Company, stated, “We are pleased to welcome Sue to our team of Board members and look forward to the insights and perspectives she will bring to our meetings. Sue is highly qualified and has an extensive background in auditing and finance which complements the knowledge and experience of our current directors."
Sue Quigley is a graduate of California State University, Fresno, where she received her Bachelor of Science in Accounting. She worked as Firm Managing Director for public accounting firm Deloitte & Touche LLP until 2010 and then served on the Retired Partner and Director Advisory Committee. Ms. Quigley serves on the Board for National Raisin Company and also serves on various professional and community organization Boards including Boys & Girls Club of Fresno County and San Joaquin Valley Town Hall.
It is expected that Ms. Quigley will be appointed to the Company's Corporate Governance and Nominating Committee and Audit Committee.

United Security Bancshares (NASDAQ: UBFO) is the holding company for United Security Bank, which was founded in 1987. United Security Bank is headquartered in Fresno and operates 11 full-service branch offices in Fresno, Bakersfield, Campbell, Caruthers, Coalinga, Firebaugh, Oakhurst, San Joaquin, and Taft. Additionally, United Security Bank operates Commercial Real Estate Construction, Commercial Lending, Consumer Lending, and Financial Services departments. For more information, please visit

This news release contains forward-looking statements within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended and the Company intends such statements to be covered by the safe harbor provisions for forward-looking statements contained in the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Forward-looking statements are based on management’s knowledge and belief as of today and include information concerning the Company’s possible or assumed future financial condition, and its results of operations, business and earnings outlook. These forward-looking statements are subject to risks and uncertainties. A number of factors, some of which are beyond the Company’s ability to control or predict, could cause future results to differ materially from those contemplated by such forward-looking statements. These factors include (1) changes in interest rates, (2) significant changes in banking laws or regulations, (3) increased competition in the company’s market, (4) other-than-expected credit losses, (5) earthquake or other natural disasters impacting the condition of real estate collateral, (6) the effect of acquisitions and integration of acquired businesses, (7) the impact of proposed and/or recently adopted changes in laws, and regulations on the Company and its business; (8) changing bank regulatory conditions, policies, whether arising as new legislation or regulatory initiatives or changes in our regulatory classifications, that could lead to restrictions on activities of banks generally or as to the Bank, including specifically the formal order between the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco and the Company and the Bank, (9) failure to comply with the written regulatory agreement under which the Company is subject and (10) unknown economic impacts caused by the State of California’s budget issues, including the effect on Federal spending do to sequestration required by the Budget Control Act of 2011. Management cannot predict at this time the severity or duration of the effects of the recent business slowdown on the Company's specific business activities and profitability. Weaker or a further decline in capital and consumer spending, and related recessionary trends could adversely affect the Company's performance in a number of ways including decreased demand for our products and services and increased credit losses. Likewise, changes in interest rates, among other things, could slow the rate of growth or put pressure on current deposit levels and affect the ability of borrowers to repay loans. Forward-looking statements speak only as of the date they are made, and the Company does not undertake to update forward-looking statements to reflect circumstances or events that occur after the date the statements are made, or to update earnings guidance including the factors that influence earnings. For a more complete discussion of these risks and uncertainties, see the Company’s Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2015, and particularly the section of Management’s Discussion and Analysis. Readers should carefully review all disclosures the Company files from time to time with the Securities and Exchange Commission ("SEC").

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