I am committed to care about the Bank’s credit fundamentals and employees’ credit skills, to collaborate in finding credit solutions which serve the clients and support the Bank’s strategies, and to celebrate our successes in strengthening the Bank’s credit quality, retaining and growing credit talent.

Peter Nutz | Executive Vice President, Chief Credit Officer

Peter Nutz is the EVP and Chief Credit Officer of Bank of Southern California, N.A. He is an accomplished credit risk professional with over 30 years of industry experience. Most recently, he was with Suncrest Bank headquartered in Visalia, CA where he served as Executive Vice President, Chief Credit Officer (2015-2022).  Prior to that, Mr. Nutz spent 13 years in domestic and international credit and risk oversight positions at Rabobank such as EVP of Retail & Micro Risk at Bank Gospodarki Żywnościowej in Warsaw, Poland and Executive Director of Special Asset Management at Rabobank, N.A.  Prior to that, Mr. Nutz served as Director of Finance for the Offutt Companies (1998-2002) in Fargo, ND, Supervisory Board Member for Affinity Plus Federal Credit Union (1995-2001) headquartered in St. Paul, MN, and Credit Officer for St. Paul Bank for Cooperatives, FCS (1993-1997).


Mr. Nutz received his master’s degree in mathematics and economics from Universität Ulm, Germany; and his master’s degree in probability theory and combinatorics from University of Minnesota, Minneapolis.