What makes an ICB leader?
At International City Bank, our leaders and officers work hard on living out our motto: Business made personal. We believe in taking care of your financial interests on a very personal level. From our senior management to our branch personnel, we take care of your interests to the very minute detail of your needs.
ICB has been serving Southern California from Long Beach since 1984. In our over 30 years of service from the International City, we at ICB take pride in going beyond delivering competitive prices for banking and loan services — we take time to get to know each and every one of our clients. As an ICB client, you can trust that our staff and officers will consider your unique business and banking circumstances, giving you the best solutions that fit your needs.
We proudly present to you our senior, administrative and management team, who collectively have over 400 years of banking service excellence under their belts. Trust that each and every one of us will be delighted to serve you, beyond your financial needs!
Meet Our Leadership
As Community President, Paula-Rose Wihongi is responsible for overseeing and managing the operations and growth of ICB. Community involvement is key to a successful community bank, as such, Ms. Wihongi participates as a Board Member for various local non-profit organizations.Read More
Darin J. Nishimura
Darin is responsible for overseeing and participating in the loan approval process, managing loan policies and lending practices, credit risk review, estimating allowances for loan and lease losses, delinquency reporting, and loan workout activities.Read More
Takeo K. Sasaki
Takeo is responsible for the internal and external financial reporting requirements of the bank and its subsidiaries. He is responsible for ensuring that financial information is accurately and completely reported. He also assists in planning and completing accounting department projects.Read More
Becky’s vast experience contributes to the operations of the overall Bank and her responsibilities include projects that relate to various operational systems. Becky is always here for clients and has built long standing relationships and is widely regarded as our clients “go-to” person for banking solutions.Read More
Janet is a 25 plus year veteran of the banking industry with experience across several lines of business and has a core competency in relationship management and treasury management services. She is focused on the meeting the financial needs of the community and local non-profits.Read More
With over 32 years of lending experience in Southern California, Steve is excited to be working for a progressive lending institution where his extensive experience specializing in US Small Business Administration (SBA) government guarantee lending programs help fill a vital need in our community.Read More
Anthony J. Perez
Anthony is responsible for leading the Commercial Lending Team and manages a commercial loan portfolio with a focus on loan origination, credit risk assessment, and growing the existing portfolio of loans and deposits.Read More
Brandon is responsible for managing the bank’s SBA lending activities. He has more than 30 years of experience in the SBA industry and has helped countless business owners achieve their financial dreams.Read More
Mike is tasked with assisting the Bank’s Lending Department assess borrowers’ SBA loan eligibility. He’s been underwriting SBA loans for nearly 10 years.Read More
Crystal is responsible for managing the bank’s operational functions which include new accounts and teller activities. She ensures her team provides quality customer service to ALL. She has more than 20 years of community banking experience and has helped countless business owners manage their deposit accounts and cash needs.Read More