I am committed to building long-term customer relationships, growing the Bank’s portfolio, and expanding the company’s customer base.

Richard Hernandez | President,
Chief Banking Officer

Richard Hernandez joined the company in 2020 and is responsible for leading and managing the Bank’s commercial banking teams. 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.