Rick L. Sowers is the President for Plaza Bank where his focus is on building the company’s long term strategy and brand, product development and marketing. He joined the Bank in 2015 after the merger with Bank of Manhattan where he served in various leadership roles including President and Chief Operating Officer and Chief Banking Officer, where he was responsible for the commercial banking division. Prior to joining the Bank, Mr. Sowers was a senior member of the management team with CAST Management Consultants of Los Angeles, California, a boutique consulting firm specializing in the financial services industry. Prior to joining CAST, Mr. Sowers held positions with Accenture in their financial services practice, as well as management positions at Bank of America and Security Pacific Bank, where he began his career in banking.
Mr. Sowers is a longtime resident of the South Bay and is an avid supporter of local education foundations and charities.