Salinas, CA-based 1st Capital Bancorp, the holding company and parent company of 1st Capital Bank, appointed Joel Keller executive vice president and CFO of the company and the bank. Keller will serve as a member of the executive leadership team and will be directly responsible for the management of the finance and accounting functions of the bank. Keller will report directly to Samuel Jimenez, CEO of 1st Capital.
“I am pleased to welcome Joel to the executive team at 1st Capital Bancorp,” Jimenez said. “Joel brings tremendous experience and will be a valuable contributor in guiding our company forward.”
Keller has 30 years of finance and strategic leadership experience within the community banking industry. Most recently, he served as senior vice president and CFO at Liberty Bank in Washington, where he was instrumental in the formation of the bank’s holding company, issuance of subordinated debt and initiation of trading on OTCQX Best Markets.
“I am excited for the opportunity to join the team at 1st Capital Bank and contribute to ongoing efforts to build on its strong foundation and grow to serve more businesses in the Central Coast,” Keller said.
1st Capital Bank is a community bank serving the Central Coast region of California through banking offices in Monterey, Salinas, King City, San Luis Obispo and Santa Cruz.
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