McDermott + Bull has successfully placed Katy Stark as Head of Treasury Management at FFB Bank. Katy will be instrumental in developing and enhancing a dynamic cash management platform, pivotal to FFB’s long-term strategy of expanding their service and product offerings. Her focus will be on strengthening existing deposit relationships and establishing new client connections.

Katy brings over 23 years of well-rounded treasury management leadership experience within the banking industry. She joins FFB from BMO (formerly Bank of the West) where she served as Vice President, Head of Strategy and Execution for Treasury Solutions, managing cash management sales, product, and support teams through new product launches and the merger conversion process between the two banks. Previously, she spent 15 years with East West Bank serving in treasury management leadership roles across all major functional verticals, including cash management sales, operations, implementation, product, and strategy. Katy graduated with a Master of Business Administration from the UCLA Anderson School of Management, and a Bachelor’s Degree in economics and managerial science from the University of California, San Diego.

FFB Bancorp is a bank holding company established in 2014 and the parent company of FFB Bank, founded in 2005 in Fresno, California. FFB Bank’s primary focus is on serving the needs of businesses, professionals, and successful individuals. As a leading SBA Lender in California’s Central Valley, and one of the few direct acquiring banks in the United States, FFB offers clients a range of personal and business checking accounts, payment processes, and loan programs.

This executive search was completed by McDermott + Bull President Brandon Biegenzahn, Managing Director Courtney Dorrel, Executive Recruiter Rachel Camonayan, and Research Associate Aaron Bennett.