People: Pacific Premier Bancorp Inc (PPBI.O)
Mr. Steven R. Gardner is Chairman of the Board, President, Chief Executive Officer of the Company. Mr. Gardner has been the CEO and a director of the Bank since 2000, and also served as the Bank’s President from 2000 until 2016. Mr. Gardner became Chairman of the Board of the Company and the Bank in May 2016. Mr. Gardner has more than 30 years of experience as a commercial banking executive. He has extensive knowledge of all facets of financial institution management. Having completed 10 acquisitions of whole banks, specialty finance lines of business and FDIC failed banks, Mr. Gardner has significant experience in all areas of mergers and acquisitions as well as capital market transactions. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Gardner was an executive officer of Hawthorne Financial Corporation since 1997, responsible for all credit administration and portfolio management. Prior to Hawthorn, Mr. Gardner served in senior management positions at both commercial banks and thrift institutions. Mr. Gardner has served in various high-level roles in trade associations and organizations that serve the banking industry, including as a member of the Board of Directors of the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco since January 2013. Mr. Gardner formerly served on the Board of Directors of the Federal Home Loan Bank of San Francisco, and was the Chairman of the Finance Committee of the Federal Home Loan Bank of San Francisco. Mr. Gardner previously served as the Vice Chairman of the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco’s Community Depository Institutions Advisory Council, as a director and a member of the Executive Committee of the Independent Community Bankers of America (“ICBA”), and as a director of ICBA Holding Company and ICBA Securities, a registered broker-dealer. Mr. Gardner holds a B.A. from California State University, Fullerton and attended graduate school at California State University, Long Beach.
|Total Annual Compensation, USD||750,800|
|Restricted Stock Awards, USD||2,495,080|
|Long-Term Incentive Plans, USD||--|
|All Other, USD||1,409,630|
|Fiscal Year Total, USD||4,655,510|