Lynda Nahra

Former Director, President & Chief Executive Officer of the Company & the Bank at Community West Bancshares

Lynda Nahra

Lynda Nahra

Former Director, President & Chief Executive Officer of the Company & the Bank at Community West Bancshares

Overview
Career Highlights

Community West Bancshares
Community West Bank, NA (Goleta, California)
California Bankers Association

RelSci Relationships

552

Number of Boards

13

Birthday

1951

Age

68

Relationships
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Founder & Director at Community West Bank, NA (Goleta, California)

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Director at Community West Bank, NA (Goleta, California)

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Vice President-Modeling & Simulation at Northrop Grumman Simulation Technologies Corp.

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President, Chief Executive Officer & Director at Community West Bank, NA (Goleta, California)

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Director, President & Chief Executive Officer at Mechanics Bank of Richmond

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Director at Community West Bank, NA (Goleta, California)

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Chairman at Community West Bank, NA (Goleta, California)

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Partner & Wealth Advisor at Walpole Financial Advisors LLC

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Executive Vice President/Senior Credit Officer at California Bankers Association

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President & Chief Executive Officer at Montecito Bank & Trust

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Lynda Nahra
Former Director, President & Chief Executive Officer of the Company & the Bank at Community West Bancshares
Memberships
Member
Current

The Rotary Club of Montecito operates as a global network of neighbors, friends, leaders, and problem-solvers who come together to make positive, lasting change in communities at home and abroad. The company was founded in 1953 and is headquartered in Santa Barbara, CA.

Career History
President-Central Coast Region
2011 - 2019

Pacific Western Bank is the 14th largest commercial bank headquartered in California out of 282 financial institutions with $5.1 billion in assets as of June 30, 2010.For nearly 30 years, Pacific Western Bank has served small and medium-sized businesses and their principals throughout California.They have developed a comprehensive suite of products and services to help optimize cash flow and enhance the operating efficiency of customers business. Additionally, they have a broad range of lending solutions to accommodate both short and long-term financing needs. Through its subsidiary BFI Business Finance and its division First Community Financial, Pacific Western also provides working capital financing to growing companies located throughout the United States.Pacific Western Bank is a wholly-owned subsidiary of PacWest Bancorp, a bank holding company traded on NASDAQ under the symbol 'PACW'.

Director, President & Chief Executive Officer of the Company & the Bank
2004 - 2011

Community West Bancshares (CWBC) was incorporated in the state of California on November 26, 1996, for the purpose of forming a bank holding company. On December 31, 1997, CWBC acquired a 100% interest in Goleta National Bank (GNB). On September 1, 2004, the bank's name was changed to Community West Bank (CWB). CWB is the only subsidiary of CWBC. CWBC provides management and shareholder services to CWB.

President, Chief Executive Officer & Director
1997 - 2011

Community West Bank, NA (Goleta, California), part of Community West Bancshares, is a company headquartered in Goleta, CA. The firm operates as a nationally chartered commercial bank. It was founded by Jean W. Blois, William R. Peeples, Robert H. Bartlein, James R. Sims and John D. Illgen. Martin E. Plourd is the CEO, in this role since 2011.The company says this about itself: Community West Bank is the largest publicly traded and only community bank headquartered and serving California's Central Coast area of Ventura, Santa Barbara and San Luis Obispo counties with eight full-service banking branch offices in Goleta, Oxnard, Paso Robles, San Luis Obispo, Santa Barbara, Santa Maria, Ventura and Westlake Village. Founded in 1989, the bank has grown to $865 million in assets. Community West Bank is a wholly owned subsidiary of Community West Bancshares (NASDAQ: CWBC), a financial services company with headquarters in Goleta, California. In April 2018, Community West was awarded a \"Premier\" rating by The Findley Reports. For 50 years, The Findley Reports has been recognizing the financial performance of banking institutions in California and the Western United States. In making their selections, The Findley Reports focuses on these four ratios: growth, return on beginning equity, net operating income as a percentage of average assets, and loan losses as a percentage of gross loans.

Boards & Committees
President, Chief Executive Officer & Director
2004 - 2011

Community West Bancshares (CWBC) was incorporated in the state of California on November 26, 1996, for the purpose of forming a bank holding company. On December 31, 1997, CWBC acquired a 100% interest in Goleta National Bank (GNB). On September 1, 2004, the bank's name was changed to Community West Bank (CWB). CWB is the only subsidiary of CWBC. CWBC provides management and shareholder services to CWB.

President, Chief Executive Officer & Director
1997 - 2011

Community West Bank, NA operates as a nationally chartered commercial bank. Its services include savings, business, home loans and personal. The company was founded in 1989 by Robert H. Bartlein, Jean W. Blois, William R. Peeples , James R. Sims and John D. Illgen and is headquartered in Goleta, CA.

Member, Board of Directors
2019 - Current

To further educational purposes of California State University, Channel Islands (CSUCI).

Chair, Board of Trustees
Current
Member, Board of Directors
Current

To provide and develop community relations and financial support in concert with and toward fulfillment of the vision and mission of Westmont College

Non-Profit Donations & Grants

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$500 - $999
2012

Girls, Inc. of Greater Santa Barbara operates as a nonprofit organization. It provides educational programs and enrichment activities for women. Its programs include after-school, summer camp, and gymnastics. The company was founded on March 17, 1958 and is headquartered in Santa Barbara, CA.

$100 - $249
2011

TO STRENGTHEN AND ADVOCATE FOR FAMILIES AND INDIVIDUALS OF ALL AGES AND DIVERSITIES, HELPING TO CREATE AND PRESERVE A HEALTHY COMMUNITY.

$1,200 - $2,999
2011

United Way of Santa Barbara County, Inc. provides education, income and health support for children, families, and senior citizens. The company was founded in 1923 and is headquartered in Santa Barbara, CA.

Political Donations
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