Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
Lynn M. Hopkins has served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of First Choice Bancorp since September 2018. Ms. Hopkins joined First Choice from Commercial Bank of California, an $800 million private commercial bank, where she served as Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer. From 2002 to 2017, Ms. Hopkins served in a number of leadership positions in the finance department of PacWest Bancorp. From 2014 through 2017, Ms. Hopkins served as Executive Vice President and Chief Accounting Officer of PacWest Bancorp and served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of the subsidiary bank from 2002 through 2014. During her time at PacWest, the company grew from $1 billion in assets to more than $20 billion in assets, partially driven by more than 25 acquisitions. Earlier in her career, Ms. Hopkins held senior finance positions at California Community Bancshares and Western Bancorp. Ms. Hopkins holds a B.A. in Economics/Business from the University of California, Los Angeles.