John C. Wells

Executive Vice President and Chief Credit Officer

John C. Wells was appointed to the Executive Committee in July, 2012. He serves as Chief Credit Officer with full responsibility for the credit related activities of the Bank outside the reporting structure of Enterprise Risk Management.

A seasoned banker with a diverse and comprehensive real estate background, Mr. Wells previously held senior positions with City National Bank, U.S. Bank, Bank One Corporation and Sanwa Bank, where he began his banking career in 1989.

A California State University Sacramento graduate with a degree in business administration and a recent graduate of the Pacific Coast Banking School, Mr. Wells has also completed a number of additional real estate, banking and management courses. He is a member of the Risk Management Association (“RMA”).

Wells and his wife Virginia reside in Martinez.