Mike Rizzo has been an integral part of Five Star Bank since 2005 and believes providing connections to the community helps his clients succeed and is as important as providing capital and depository services. Mike has brought recognition to the bank through his focus on Emerging Business Banking which emphasizes banking technology, life sciences and clean technology companies. As Five Star Bank’s Chief Banking Officer, Mike supports and manages the team of Business Development Officers while cultivating new relationships and serving existing clients. Mike earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration with a concentration in Finance from California State University, Sacramento. He is also a graduate of the Pacific Coast Banking School at the University of Washington. Mike is on the Executive Boards for the Sacramento State Student Alumni Association and the American River Parkway Foundation, as well as an active supporter of the region’s running community.