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CBA Names Kevin Gould as President & CEO

SACRAMENTO, Calif., July 6, 2023 –The California Bankers Association (CBA) today announced that Kevin Gould has been selected to serve as the president and CEO of the association.

“CBA is excited to welcome Kevin Gould to this role. As an experienced association executive who has been with the CBA more than 19 years, Kevin is uniquely qualified to lead the association,” said Stan Ivie, chairman of the CBA board of directors, and Executive Vice President, Chief Risk Officer of PacWest Bancorp and Pacific Western Bank. “CBA is a member-driven organization, and Kevin understands the importance of member engagement as we navigate the legislative and economic environments. We look forward to his insights and leadership.

Kevin Gould joined the California Bankers Association (CBA) in 2004. In his previous role Kevin served as executive vice president and director of state government relations, where he served as a member of the CBA senior management team and oversaw management and operation of CBA’s state and federal government relations department and served as one of CBA’s three registered lobbyists.

“It has been, and will continue to be, a distinct honor and privilege to serve this great association of California bankers who are deeply committed to the success of their customers, communities and the economy.“ Kevin Gould said. “I am excited and optimistic about our future, and I look forward to working collaboratively as we bring our members together and move our association forward.”

Kevin Gould will assume the role of president and CEO immediately.


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