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Scott Germer Scott Germer Senior Executive Vice President Risk Manager

Scott Germer, Senior Executive Vice President and Risk Manager joined the Bank 1990 and is a member of its Executive Management Committee. He is responsible for overseeing the Bank’s Credit Risk functions, which include the managed asset groups, credit portfolio management and ALLL adequacy.

A banker since 1978, Germer joined Security Pacific Bank as a Corporate Banking intern. Having joined Bank of the West in 1990 in Sacramento, he was named to lead the Commercial Banking function in 1993. In 2002, he took over the Special Asset Division overseeing the resolution of problem loans. He was promoted to Loan Portfolio Risk Manager in 2005.

Germer received his MBA from California Polytechnic in 1978. The Moraga, California resident is on the board of directors of the East Bay charity Dads for Children’s Health Care.