With regulators expecting more oversight from board members in areas such as strategic planning, risk mitigation, and company culture, it is increasingly essential for both seasoned and new directors to remain ahead of the curve in a rapidly evolving and complex industry. From corporate governance to value drivers, WBA’s 2020 Virtual Directors Forum is designed to address the internal and external factors which impact organizational strength by offering sessions led by industry experts and thought leaders.
Based in San Francisco and leading California’s market for the Bank of Guam, plus currently serving as chairman of the Western Bankers Association, Dave Joves shares a trans-Pacific view of banking on the latest episode of the ABA Banking Journal Podcast.
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Dave Joves, Senior Vice President and California Regional Manager of Bank of Guam Elected New Chairman of the Western Bankers Association
SACRAMENTO, Calif. – The Western Bankers Association (WBA) today announced that Dave Joves, senior vice president and California regional manager of Bank of Guam, will serve as the 2020-2021 chairman of the board of directors. Joves was officially elected at the WBA’s annual conference held in February.
“I am honored to serve the WBA and its members in this role,” Joves said. “It is a great privilege to represent and champion an industry that plays such a critical role in growing our economy and helping our communities thrive.”
It’s been more than a month now since our world changed as we knew it and the transition has been anything but easy. We’ve seen record unemployment applications and business closures. This new economic reality is downright bleak. But amid the uncertainty, we have seen that the American spirit is alive and well.
In 2018, the WBA, in partnership with the Federal Home Loan Bank of San Francisco, launched its social impact awareness campaign. Every year, Savings Bank of Mendocino County sponsors a free children’s health screening clinic in Ukiah, Calif. The screenings help identify children with hearing or vision issues and provide an important educational forum for parents. Watch the newest video here.
The Western Bankers Association Announces Incident Response Program to Bolster Cybersecurity for Member Banks
The Western Bankers Association (WBA) recently announced the availability of a new member benefit, the Incident Response Program (IRP) designed to help member banks prepare for and mitigate against cyber incidents.