Heritage Oaks announces new CFO
Simone F. Lagomarsino, President and CEO of Heritage Oaks Bank announced the appointment of Lonny D. Robinson as executive vice president and chief financial officer of the bank. Robinson will join the company on Wednesday, March 19, 2014.
“We are very pleased to have someone with Lonny’s extensive experience join our company,” stated Lagomarsino. “He has the strong financial background and leadership qualities that are important to us. He is a great addition to our executive management team.”
Robinson has more than 30 years of financial services industry experience, most of it at the executive management and chief financial officer level. He has been involved in all aspects of finance including financial planning, analysis, and reporting, mergers and acquisitions, accounting, budgeting, financial and management information systems, and corporate finance. He will serve as a key member of the Heritage Oaks executive team and will be responsible for directing and overseeing the company’s finance and accounting functions.
Prior to joining Heritage Oaks, he served as executive vice president and CFO at Banc of California and Private Bank of California with a combined asset base of $3.5 billion. Prior to this position, Robinson served as executive vice president and CFO at Hanmi Financial Corporation, a $2.8 billion bank headquartered in southern California. He also held senior financial management positions at Opportunity Bank, Western Community Bancshares, and Center Financial Corporation. Prior to his banking career, he was a CPA with accounting firm, Ernst & Young.
Robinson is a graduate of Westminster College with a degree in Accounting and Business. He also received graduate banking degrees from the University of Georgia and the University of Texas.