SACRAMENTO, Calif., July 6, 2023 –The California Bankers
Association (CBA) today announces 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.