Stan Ivie – Chairman
Executive Vice President, Head of Government and Regulatory Affairs
Banc of California, N.A.
Mr. Ivie is executive vice president, head of government and regulatory affairs at Banc of California. Prior to joining the company, Mr. Ivie was executive vice president, chief risk officer of PacWest Bancorp and Pacific Western Bank. Prior to joining PacWest Bancorp and Pacific Western Bank in March 2016, Mr. Ivie served as the regional director for the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation’s (FDIC) San Francisco Region since April 2007. Prior to becoming the regional director for the San Francisco Region, Mr. Ivie was regional director for the FDIC’s Dallas Region.
George Leis is the president & chief operating officer for Montecito Bank & Trust. George joined the bank in July, 2016. Montecito Bank & Trust is the oldest and largest locally owned community bank in the Santa Barbara and Ventura counties. Founded in 1975, the bank operates 13 branch offices in Santa Barbara, Goleta, Solvang, Montecito, Carpinteria, Ventura, Camarillo, and Westlake Village.
Krista Snelling is the president and chief executive officer of Santa Cruz County Bank and a member of its Board of Directors. With over 25 years of experience, Snelling joined Santa Cruz County bank in March 2021 after serving as Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer of Five Star Bank. She is a graduate of the University of the Pacific with a Bachelor of Science degree with a double major in Mathematics and Economics. She also holds a Master of Arts degree in Economics from UC Davis.
Martin Plourd was named a director and president/chief executive officer of Community West Bank and vice president of Community West Bancshares on November 2, 2011. Plourd has been in banking for 30 years and a bank executive for 20 years. Since July 2009, he has worked as a consultant on engagements with bank strategic planning, acquisitions and compliance. From July 2005 to July 2009, Plourd served first as chief operating officer and then president and director of Temecula Valley Bank, in Temecula, California.
Russell A. Colombo is a lifelong resident of Marin County. He received a Bachelor of Science degree in Agricultural Economics and Business Management from the University of California, Davis and his Master of Business Administration in Banking and Finance from Golden Gate University. Mr. Colombo joined Bank of Marin in 2004 as Executive Vice President and Branch Administrator after twenty-nine years in banking at Comerica Bank, Security Pacific, and Union Bank in San Francisco.
Michael Kimball – Vice Chairman at Large
Executive Director, State and Local Government Relations
JP Morgan Chase& Co.
Mike Kimball serves as Executive Director of State and Local Government Relations for JP Morgan Chase & Co. for the Central and Western regions of the United States. Mike has worked in public policy and government relations for over 20 years, with over 15 years of experience in financial services.
Kevin McPhaill was appointed President and Chief Executive Officer of Bank of the Sierra on April 1, 2015.
Mr. McPhaill’s educational background includes a bachelor’s degree from Fresno Pacific University, a master’s degree in business administration from California State University, Fresno, and the successful completion of post-graduate training at the Southwestern Graduate School of Banking at Southern Methodist University.
Mr. Miller brings over 25 years of commercial banking, retail banking, operations, and sales and marketing experience to the board. He graduated from Columbia University and began his career with MBNA America in their management development program, where he held a variety of roles during his 12-year tenure. Mr. Miller then moved overseas to Taiwan and worked with GE Money in a joint venture.
Jared Wolff – Vice Chairman at Large
Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and President
Banc of California, N.A.
Jared M. Wolff is the Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and President of Banc of California, Inc. (NYSE: BANC). He also serves as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of its wholly-owned subsidiary, Banc of California, N.A.
Mr. Wolff is a veteran California banking executive with deep expertise in finance, law and risk management. Mr. Wolff joined Banc of California from City National Bank, a Los Angeles-based $80 billion regional bank and wholly owned subsidiary of Royal Bank of Canada, where he was Executive Vice President and General Counsel, and served on the bank’s executive committee.