Jeffrey Ball, president and CEO of Friendly Hills Bank, has been named 2013-14 chairman of the board of the Sacramento-based California Bankers Association.
Ball founded Friendly Hills in 2006; it has offices in Whittier and Santa Fe Springs.
"With more than two decades of both large and community bank experience, Jeff's breadth of industry knowledge will be an essential asset and valuable resource to the CBA and our members," said Rodney Brown, president and CEO of CBA.
The 122-year-old CBA includes the majority of California's commercial, industrial and community banks and savings associations. For more information, see www.calbankers.com.
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