Provo businessman Philip Perlman has been elected to the board of directors of Continental Bank, according to James C. Stewart, chairman and chief executive officer.

He will join Stewart Hanson, Lee Ence, Larry Higgins, Dick Bennion and Paul Dougan on the board.Perlman had a family business in Provo for many years, and after it was sold he served for 14 years as vice president of a financial institution in Utah County.