We have built our business alongside our clients’ and the time has come to update for our clients. We strongly believe that in getting to know you and your business better, we’ll serve you better. In doing so we want you to know us better and provide access from anywhere. We are now fully visible from your smart device and happy to be with you wherever you are.
International City Bank is a unique business bank that specializes in personalized, customized financial care.
We believe that in order to empower businesses, a bank must get to know each one of its clients on a personal level. In fact, this is where we shine—we bank with you; we work to understand you so that we can help you reach your goals faster, so that you and your business can go farther. In the final analysis, your success is our success.
International City Bank has been serving thousands of satisfied clients since 1984.
Michael (“Mike”) is responsible for overseeing and managing all strategic objectives of the Bank. Prior to being named President & CEO he held the position of EVP/CCO for ICB. Mr. Miller is a voting member of the Board’s Loan Committee and Executive Committee and also serves as chair of the Executive Management Asset Liability Committee and is a member of the Strategic Markets and Interest Rate Risk Committee. Additionally, Mr. Miller is a Board member for various local organizations. He majored in Business Administration and graduated from Pacific Coast Banking School in 2002. He started his banking career in 1976 and has over 41 years of banking experience, primarily in the community banking industry. Mr. Miller originally started with the Bank in 2005 as EVP/CCO. He left the Bank in 2007 and returned in 2009 when he accepted the position of President & CEO.
Robert (“Rob”) is responsible for overseeing and managing the lending and credit areas of the Bank. His responsibilities include monitoring the risk of the loan portfolio. Mr. Ross is a member of the Executive Management Asset Liability Committee, Business Continuity Committee, and is the designated Community Reinvestment Act (CRA) Officer. Mr. Ross has served on the loan committee for the Los Angeles County Community Development Commission for over 20 years and has been active in numerous non-profit service organizations including the Lions Club and YMCA. He graduated from University of California, Davis with a B.A. in Economics before starting his career in finance with General Electric Credit Corporation. He started his banking career with Crocker Bank in 1986. He has been active in community banking since 1989 and provided loan review services to numerous community banks in the Southern California region. Mr. Ross has been with the Bank since 2016.
Paula-Rose is responsible for overseeing and managing the finance, operations and human resources departments of the Bank. Her financial responsibilities include forecasting and risk monitoring for the Bank. She is a member of the Executive Management Asset Liability Committee, Business Continuity Committee, and Strategic Markets and Interest Rate Risk Committee. Ms. Wihongi was the Chairman of the Southeast Los Angeles Workforce Investment Board for a number of years and is the Treasurer for Children Today, a Long Beach based non-profit organization that provides trauma-informed child development and support services for children and families who face homelessness. She majored in Accounting at Brigham Young University and started her banking career as a part time teller while in college. She has over 30 years of community banking experience. Ms. Wihongi has been with the Bank since 2008.
Shannon is responsible for overseeing and managing the SBA Department of the Bank. Prior to joining ICB, Mr. Vinson worked for a Los Angeles community bank and was the owner of his own SBA consulting business for over 20 years. He majored in Liberal Arts and graduated from The Graduate School of Banking in Madison, Wisconsin in 1987. He started his banking career in 1973 and has over 44 years of banking experience, primarily in the community banking industry. Mr. Vinson has been with the Bank since 2014.
Jeff enjoys working with a variety of companies to create tailor-made financing solutions that are mutually beneficial for both parties. He prefers community banking because of the direct contact he has with his clients that allows him to provide a value-add service that forms long lasting partnerships. He majored in Finance and received a Certificate of Advance Accounting from the University of Santa Clara. With 10 years of community banking experience in Northern California, Mr. Delva is excited to be working in Long Beach and enjoys this thriving community. When not in his business suit, you will find him in his wetsuit in Huntington Beach. Mr. Delva has been with the Bank since 2017.
Janet is focused on client relationships and growing Bank deposits. Ms. Nelson started her banking career working for a community savings and loan in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. She moved to Los Angeles in 1986 and has worked in various lending, cash management, and management positions over the past 30 years. She has spent the majority of her career working for commercial banks focused on maintaining and growing client relationships and advising clients on deposit and cash management services. She has served on the boards of various non-profit organizations and is currently a member of the Long Beach Rotary. Ms. Nelson has been with the Bank since 2016.
Yvonne is responsible for underwriting and maintaining the Bank’s SBA portfolio. She has over 19 years of commercial lending experience from large banking institutions and brings credit expertise from a wide range of industries. As an alumni of the University of Southern California, Ms. Santos serves as a leadership mentor to business professionals and serves on a local Long Beach school’s PTA board in charge of Fundraising. She has been an active participant in Long Beach for over 14 years as a resident and strives to empower community members in making a difference. Ms. Santos has been with the Bank since 2017.
Takeo is responsible for the daily management of the finance department. His responsibilities include forecasting and risk monitoring for the Bank. He is also responsible for the accounting of the Bank’s investment portfolio. He is a member of the Bank’s Strategic Market and Interest Rate Risk Committee, and the Bank’s Finance, Operations, Technology, Compliance, Lending and Cyber Security Committee. Takeo has over 25 years of accounting and finance experience with various commercial and community banks in Southern California. Prior to joining the Bank, he had a consulting practice specializing in providing services to financial institutions and bank holding companies. Takeo received a Bachelors degree in Accounting at California State University, Long Beach. Mr. Sasaki has been with the Bank since 2017.
Rebecca (“Becky”) responsibilities include operations administration, oversight and management of electronic banking functions, development of operational procedures, staff training, and customer relations. Ms. Vasquez is a member of the Finance, Operations, Technology, Compliance, Lending, and Cyber Security Committee. She has over 20 years of banking experience and is a true community banker through and through. Ms. Vasquez has been with the Bank since 2000.
Loyda is responsible for the supervision of tellers, new accounts and customer service areas. She graduated from Biola University with a Master’s degree in Business Administration and Concordia University with a Bachelor’s degree in Business Leadership and Administration. She started in banking as an intern while in high school, and now she has over 14 years of experience. Ms. Morales has been with the Bank since 2013.
Miguel is responsible for providing primary support to customers of the Bank’s Online Banking, E Statement, Remote Deposit Capture (RDC), and Cash Management (ACH, Wire Origination, Balance Reporting) services. Mr. Partida started his banking career as a teller and has gained his experience by working in various banking departments such as operations, accounting, and treasury (wire) departments with community and commercial banks. Mr. Partida has been in banking for 14 years. He prides himself in providing exceptional customer service and catering to the needs of each client individually. He has been with the Bank since 2014.