John William DeCero

CHIEF EXECUTIVE MECHANICS BANK

Co-founded California Republic Bank … sold 2016 for $332M—50% premium on prior day’s close—to Mechanics Bank, named chief executive … largest in NorCal’s East Bay with $5.6B assets, 1K workers … No. 18 local: $1.3B OC deposits, 300 workers … board of directors, Team Kids, teaches children how to improve others’ lives, be leaders