Richard Hernandez | President

Richard Hernandez joined the company in 2020 and is responsible for the overall direction and administration of programs, products, and services provided by the Bank. Additionally, he drives the company’s strategic expansion efforts throughout Southern California.

Mr. Hernandez is an accomplished banking professional with more than 20 years of industry experience within the Southern California market. Previously, he served as Executive Vice President for Pacific Western Bank, overseeing commercial banking in Los Angeles County and Ventura County. He currently serves on the board of Casa Pacifica, a non-profit organization assisting adolescents and families that are victims of abuse.

Mr. Hernandez holds a Bachelor of Science degree in International Finance from California Lutheran University.