WB Management

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Steve Andrews
President & CEO

Steve Andrews is the president & CEO of the Western Bankers and manages the affairs and day to day operational aspects of the association and all its divisions. In his role as CEO he is one of the foremost advocates of the banking industry and the important role banks play in our communities and economy. 

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Kevin Gould
Executive Vice President, Director of Government Relations

Kevin Gould joined the California Bankers Association (CBA) in 2004, bringing with him more than seven years of legislative experience. In his role as executive vice president and director of state government relations, he oversees the management and operation of CBA’s state and federal government relations department and also serves as one of CBA’s three registered lobbyists. Gould’s advocacy responsibilities and issues focus mainly in the areas of bank operations, commercial lending, residential property lending, and wealth and asset management issues.

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Randy Mateo
Vice President, Director of IT

Randy Mateo is the vice president and director of IT for the Western Bankers. He is responsible for managing all IT operations including execution of IT infrastructure. Prior to joining the association in 2004, he was a seasoned engineer at an IT consulting company for eight years. 

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Rich Mize
Vice President, Chief Financial Officer

Rich joined the WB in August 2019. He is a licensed CPA with 20 years of experience in accounting and financial management. Prior to the WBA, Rich served as assistant controller for Ethan Conrad Properties, and prior to that position, Rich was controller for the California Medical Association.