Mike Smith CPA, CMA, CGMA

Chief Accounting Officer, Banc of California

Mike Smith was appointed Chief Accounting Officer of Bank of California, Inc. effective September 4, 2018. Mr. Smith has over 25 years of experience across accounting and related functions with respect to acquisitions, reorganizations, system integrations and public-company operations. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Smith served as the Chief Accounting Officer for loanDepot from 2014 to 2018 and before loanDepot he served as the Chief Accounting Officer at CapitalSource, Inc. (NASDAQ: CSE) and its subsidiary bank, CapitalSource Bank from 2008 to until the sale of CapitalSource to PacWest Bancorp in 2014. Prior to joining CapitalSource, Mr. Smith served as the Chief Accounting Officer for Fremont Investment & Loan. His responsibilities with loanDepot, CapitalSource and Fremont Investment & Loan included overseeing all accounting functions and SEC reporting. Mr. Smith began his career in the audit practices of Deloitte and Grant Thornton. Mr. Smith holds a Bachelor's degree in Accounting and a Master of Accountancy in Professional Accounting from Brigham Young University. Mr. Smith is a licensed CPA in California