JOANNE KIM

President & CEO

Commonwealth Business Bank

In addition to performing her job at unmatched level, Joanne Kim demonstrates an extraordinary commitment to her employees as well as to the financial well being of the community. Kim has been the leader and the Chief Executive Officer of Commonwealth Business Bank, also known as CBB Bank, one of the fastest growing banks in the United States, since April 2011. Under her leadership, the bank has grown to almost three times over in assets and has expanded its geographic footprint to five additional states. When Kim took the position at CBB Bank, the company had $402,996 in assets with three branches in Southern California. Within eight years of her leadership, CBB Bank now has eight retail branches, two SBA Regional offices, two Commercial Lending Departments, and six SBA Loan Production Offices strategically placed throughout six states in the U.S. After achieving total assets of over $1 billion in July 2017, the bank now has over $1.2 billion in assets.

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