Farmers & Merchants Bank of Long Beach
Chairman, Chief Executive
Years with firm: 36
Assets under management: $6 billion
Daniel Walker has been chairman since March 2003 and chief executive since May 2012. His great-grandfather, C.J. Walker, founded the bank in 1907, making Daniel Walker and brother W. Henry Walker fourth-generation bankers. Walker also serves as an advisory director of YMCA of Greater Long Beach and as an emeritus director of the Memorial Medical Center Foundation of Long Beach. Previously, he served as chairman of the President’s Advisory Council of Concordia University and as chairman of the Long Beach Police Foundation.