Clay brings three decades of experience as a proven leader in the establishment and growth of community and commercial banking organizations. He joined Heritage Bank of Commerce in 2019 as Executive Vice President, President of Community Business Banking, and was named President and Chief Operating Officer in 2021. Before joining HBC, Clay served nearly a decade at Presidio Bank, assuming the role of President in 2018. Prior to joining Presidio Bank, Clay was the organizing and initial President and CEO of New Resource Bank, widely considered the first sustainably focused community bank in the nation. Clay is very active in his community, serving a variety of advisory and board roles in the Bay Area. He graduated from the University of the Pacific with a B.S. Degree in Business Administration.
President & CEO
Heritage Bank of Commerce