Senior Vice President, Chief Operations &
Chief DE&I Officer
Lydia serves as Senior Vice President, Chief Operations & DEI Officer. Lydia previously served as Senior Vice President & Director of Operations from 2018 to 2021 and as Senior Vice President, Director of Branch Administration from 2017 to 2018. Lydia has over 16 years of experience in senior level banking and is skilled in strategic operational process and sales management. Before joining us, Lydia served as Vice President & Multi-Branch Manager at MUFG Union Bank from 2010 to 2017 where she implemented and steered sales activities, developed a team to act as trusted client advisors and provided leadership on operational integrity and compliance awareness. Lydia graduated from the University of California, Davis, with a Bachelor of Science in Psychology and Bachelor of Arts in Spanish. She is a member of the UC Davis Alumni Association Board. Lydia recently graduated from California State University, Sacramento, with a Master of Business Administration. Lydia is also a graduate of CBA Executive Banking School. Lydia is the Chair of the Board of Directors and a member of the Executive Committee of the Sacramento Hispanic Chamber of Commerce. Lydia also serves on the Board of Directors of the Sacramento Black Chamber of Commerce and the Sacramento Food Bank & Family Services. She also serves on the Board of Directors of North Natomas Little League.