Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer
Heather serves as our Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, a position she has held since February 2021. Heather first joined Five Star Bank in October 2018 as Vice President, Director of Finance. Prior to this, Heather was a Manager in Assurance Services for Ernst & Young, LLP from 2010 through 2017 where she led multiple audit engagements simultaneously, including coordination with tax, valuation and other specialist groups required to achieve audit objectives in accordance with standards enumerated by the PCAOB and American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. Her audit experience at Ernst & Young included several industries including manufacturing, real estate, technology, media and entertainment, and telecommunications. Heather's client portfolio included multinational SEC registrants, private issuers and sub-orders. Heather then served as Senior Assistant Controller-Global Business Units and Mergers & Acquisitions at Oracle from March 2018 until September 2018 where she was responsible for overseeing the integration of general ledgers of newly acquired entities onto the Oracle Cloud Platform which included ensuring compliance with accounting policies and intercompany eliminations. Heather earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Marketing from the University of Utah and earned a Master of Science degree in Accounting and Finance from the University of Maryland Global Campus. Heather is a licensed Certified Public Accountant in the state of California and is currently a student of Pacific Coast Banking School at the University of Washington.