Roger M. Laverty Named President of Grandpoint Bank
Please join us in welcoming the new president of Grandpoint Bank, (of which Regents Bank is a division) Roger M. “Rocky” Laverty. Rocky, a member of the Bank’s board of directors since its inception in 2010, has a distinguished business career, most recently serving as President and Chief Executive Officer of Farmer Bros. Co. He is also the former President and CEO of Smart & Final, Inc. and Diedrich Coffee, Inc., and he was a founding member and Chairman and CEO of Prime Advantage, Inc.
“Rocky is a remarkable businessman, and we are fortunate to have his leadership in guiding our bank’s growth across all of our markets,” says Don M. Griffith, Chairman and CEO of Grandpoint Capital, Inc., and Grandpoint Bank. “I’ve known Rocky for years, and his business acumen, his ability to identify and cultivate strategic growth opportunities and his track record of building successful businesses will be a tremendous benefit to Grandpoint.”
Rocky will remain on the bank’s board of directors.
“I’ve had the opportunity to be part of the bank’s growth as a member of the board,” says Rocky. “It is now exciting to be on the frontlines, working with an exceptionally talented group of regional executives and their teams. I’m looking forward to contributing the experience I’ve garnered over the course of my career to support the bank’s internal growth and develop new product strategies.”
Rocky is a member of the Board of Trustees for Children’s Bureau and for the Jean Perkins Scholarship Foundation, which provides college scholarships to children of LA County Sheriff Deputies. He also serves on the board of the Jimmy Miller Memorial Foundation, which provides ocean therapy to wounded warriors and veterans as well as at-risk youth.
Rocky attended Stanford University and Stanford Law School.
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Posted on February 27, 2017, in Grandpoint Bank, New Hires & Promotions and tagged Children's Bureau, Diedrich Coffee, Don Griffith, Grandpoint Capital, Jean Perkins Scholarship Foundation, Jimmy Miller Memorial Foundation, Prime Advantage, Rocky Laverty, Smart & Final. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.