Vincent Siciliano – President and CEO
A longtime environmentalist and finance leader, Vince has served as CEO at International Savings Bank of San Diego; president and CEO of the Danielson Trust, a $1.5 billion company providing investment management services; and COO at First National Bank. Under his management as CEO, 1st Pacific Bank of California was named the best-performing de novo bank in California by The Findley Reports, a banking consulting firm. Vince has been a member of the board of governors of the Savings and Community Bankers of America and the National Trade Association for the savings and loan industry, as well as a board member of the California League of Savings Institutions. He serves on the advisory board of the American Sustainable Business Council and is chairman of the board for the Ken Blanchard Center for Faith Walk Leadership.
Stephen Rossi – CFO
A San Francisco Bay Area native, Steve has extensive experience in banking and financial management as well as deep roots in the local business community. Before coming to New Resource, he was CFO at Borel Private Bank & Trust Company in San Mateo, Calif. During his tenure there, he worked with the Borel team to build the bank’s assets from $900 million to $1.5 billion. Prior to joining Borel in 2006, Steve worked at Bank of America in San Francisco, holding various senior finance positions. Steve was attracted by New Resource’s mission and enjoys the challenge of growing a young bank.
Bill Peterson – EVP, Chief Credit Officer
Bill combines a long history in community banking with a deep interest in sustainability. After beginning his career at Bank of America, he spent 18 years in commercial lending and credit administration at several San Francisco Bay Area community banks. He returned to his home state of Michigan to help found First Michigan Bank, a de novo community bank, then moved back to the Bay Area to join New Resource, drawn by the bank’s sustainability mission. He hopes New Resource will have a significant impact on the way people and businesses view the role of banks in the United States.
Robert Holden – EVP, Senior Loan Officer
Rob has a career that spans 25 years in banking and finance. Prior to joining New Resource he was executive vice president and chief credit officer at Pan Pacific Bank in Fremont, and before that he served as senior vice president at Bay Area Development Company in Walnut Creek. He has also held high-level executive positions at The Private Bank of the Peninsula, Bank of Los Altos and Pacific Bank. Rob says being at New Resource gives him the opportunity to do what he loves: get involved with the community, build relationships and work with businesses that are transforming the economy.
Gary Groff – SVP, Commercial Banking
In addition to having more than 10 years of banking experience, Gary has a commitment to socially responsible banking and community service. He started his banking career at Union Bank, where he handled both commercial and community banking. He currently serves on the board of directors for San Francisco Baykeeper and SFMade, and he is an advisor for Pacific Community Ventures and Sustainable Surf. An active outdoorsman, Gary enjoys surfing the cold waters of Northern California. Gary came to New Resource because it allows him to combine his lifelong environmentalism with his banking expertise.
Kay Adler – SVP, Strategy & Technology
Kay has a 20 year career in IT within financial institutions. Kay joined New Resource Bank in 2010, allowing her to use her extensive background managing IT for organizations while expanding her knowledge and passion for sustainability. Prior to coming to New Resource, Kay managed IT with two credit unions and two community banks in San Diego giving her a firm understanding of the technological needs of community-based financial institutions. Kay also took on the added role of facilities management when the project of finding another home for New Resource Bank became a priority for the bank in 2014. Acknowledging her extensive high level involvement with all aspects of community financial institutions, in 2015, the Bank tapped her to take on a bank-wide role in strategy. She lives in Millbrae with her husband and son.
Stephanie Meade – SVP, Director of Marketing and Culture
Stephanie Meade is the Director of Marketing and Culture at New Resource Bank. She has worked in finance for eight years, and the world of social finance for the past four, first with Equilibrium Capital, an investment firm that invested in real assets and now with New Resource Bank. She spent the earlier part of her career working in international development and lived and worked around the world in water sector projects in Armenia, Georgia, Yemen, Uganda, Brazil and Mexico. She is passionate about social and environmental justice. She lives in Berkeley with her husband and two daughters.
Gabriela Selli – SVP, Operations & Banking Service Manager
Gaby heads our Operations & Banking Service department and has been with the bank since its founding. She has 20 years of banking experience in operations and cash management. In her tenure at the bank she has served in many different positions and has in-depth experience in business banking and cash management services. She and her team work to help clients manage their cash and banking needs for optimal operational efficiency. Prior to joining New Resource Bank she worked at City National Bank as a Financial Sales Manager. As a native to the Bay Area and a mother of three, Gaby has a deep commitment to sustainability and was drawn to the bank by its mission for change.