Christopher Myers (MBA '91)

Christopher D. Myers (MBA '91)

Christopher D. Myers

Christopher D. Myers joined Citizens Business Bank on August 1, 2006 as President and Chief Executive Officer. Citizens Business Bank is the 11th largest bank headquartered in California with $7.42 billion in assets and 49 branch locations. The holding company for Citizens Business Bank is CVB Financial Corp. which trades on the Nasdaq stock exchange under the symbol ‘CVBF’. The company has produced positive earnings in 149 consecutive quarters and paid a cash dividend in 99 consecutive quarters. In August 2014, CVBF was ranked as the 4th highest performing bank in the United States based on financial metrics determined by Bank Director Magazine for banks and thrifts with assets between 5 and 50 billion.

Prior to his tenure at Citizens, Mr. Myers served as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Mellon First Business Bank, where he spent a total of ten years in various assignments. Chris began his banking career with First Interstate Bank in 1984 where he completed extensive commercial loan training and progressed through their management ranks. He also spent six years with Sanwa Bank California (now ‘Bank of the West’) as a Vice President and Commercial Banking Center Manager. Mr. Myers is presently a Board Member for the California Bankers Association and the UCLA Anderson School of Management’s Fink Center for Finance and Investments.

Chris received his Bachelor of Arts Degree from Harvard University in 1984 and a Master of Business Administration in Finance and Marketing from the University of California at Los Angeles in 1991.