Kaveh Varjavand | Director

Kaveh Varjavand is a Director of the Company and the Bank, joining our Board in 2020, and serves as Chair of the Audit and Risk Committee. He has been providing consulting services to the financial institutions industry since 2013. In 2021, Mr. Varjavand founded MMK Ventures, Inc., which holds and operates several web-based assets. From 2006 to 2013, he served as the Partner-in-Charge of the Southern California Financial Services Group at Moss Adams LLP. Prior to that, he worked at KPMG LLP for 16 years, including serving as a Financial Services Audit Partner for more than 7 years. He also served as a director and chair of the Audit Committee of CU Bancorp (Nasdaq: CUNB) from 2015 to 2017.

Mr. Varjavand is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and California Society of CPAs and is a Certified Public Accountant (Retired) in the State of California. He received his bachelor’s degree from the University of Kentucky.