Matt recently accepted a position as area manager at Bank of the West, servicing locations from Woodland Hills to Santa Barbara. He has over 15 years of retail banking experience. He also serves as chairman of the Board for the Valley Women’s Center, a counseling, education, support and referral service for women and their family members at risk for alcohol, drugs and other threats to family stability.
Matt is the former vice president/senior branch manager at First Bank where he was recognized with the 2011 Business Banker Trusted Advisor Award.
He earned a bachelor’s degree in business administration from California State Polytechnic University-Pomona. In 2009, Matt enrolled in Pepperdine University, where he earned a bachelor of science degree in 2009, and later went on to earn his MBA in 2011.