Keith Kobata

AREA PRESIDENT: WELLS FARGO

Biggest bank operating in OC, $22.4B assets, 3,800 workers, 115 branches … took over for Ben Alvarado after WF retail bank management shake-up … some responsibilities differ … previously ran WF north OC, Long Beach region: $14B deposits, 1,200 employees, 80 branches … board service, Santa Ana Chamber of Commerce … bachelor’s HR management, San Jose State … lives in Irvine