Mr. Allbaugh has served as an executive of Buzz Oates Commercial Real Estate since 1990, serving as Chief Executive Officer for the past eleven years. He is a managing member of Pac West Equities, LP, the primary real estate investment entity of the organization, and Co-Trustee of the Marvin L. Oates Trust. Mr. Allbaugh serves on the board of directors of Teichert Inc. and serves as Chair of its Audit Committee. He also serves on the board of directors of the Greater Sacramento Economic Council as its Chair and the Marvin Buzz Oates Charitable Foundation as a founding director. He is active in multiple charitable and faith-based activities locally and internationally.
Member of the ALCO Committee
Member of the Strategy Committee
President, Chief Executive Officer and Board Member
With nearly 30 years of experience, Mr. Beckwith serves as our President and Chief Executive Officer and is a member of the Company’s board of directors. Mr. Beckwith joined Five Star Bank in 2003. He is deeply connected to the Sacramento community and has chaired several community-based organizations including the Sacramento Metro Chamber of Commerce, Valley Vision and KVIE (the local PBS affiliate). Mr. Beckwith is the immediate past Chair of California Bankers Association. He is a Private Sector Director with Greater Sacramento Economic Council and a member of the Sacramento State University College of Business Advisory Council. Mr. Beckwith previously served as Chief Financial Officer and Chief Operating Officer at National Bank of the Redwoods in Santa Rosa, California. He graduated from San Francisco State University with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a concentration in Accounting. He is also a graduate of Pacific Coast Banking School at the University of Washington where he was class president. In 2020, Mr. Beckwith was recognized by the Sacramento Metro Chamber of Commerce as the Businessman of the Year. He was named among the Most Admired CEO's of 2020 by the Sacramento Business Journal and recognized with a Vistage Leadership Award in 2021. He was the 2022 UCP Humanitarian of the Year.
Member of the Strategy Committee
Ms. Deary-Bell serves as President and Chief Executive Officer of Nor-Cal Beverage, a position she has held since 2010. Before overseeing the transition of Nor-Cal Beverage into one of the largest co-packers in the western United States, she held several positions in her more than 30 years of service at Nor-Cal Beverage including positions in the food service and vending divisions, Assistant Manager of the Sacramento Vending Department, Branch Manager of the Stockton facility, and Executive Vice President of Operations. Ms. Deary-Bell has been an active member of the Women Business Leaders of Sacramento since 2015, and she is a member of the Sacramento Host Committee, as well as a member of Vistage (Leadership Chief Executive Organization) since 2013. Ms. Deary-Bell serves on the board of directors for Nor-Cal Beverage and served on the Jesuit High School board of directors for six years.
Mr. Kashiwagi has over 40 years of professional public accounting experience. A retired Certified Public Accountant, he has advised, counseled and represented various businesses in tax planning and compliance, business succession planning, strategic planning and merger and acquisition consulting. From 2011 to 2017, Mr. Kashiwagi was a Tax Partner with Crowe Horwath, LLP. Prior to that, he was a Tax Partner with Perry-Smith LLP from 1988 to 2011. Mr. Kashiwagi has served on the boards of directors of the Sacramento Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce, the California Asian Pacific Chamber of Commerce, the Los Rios Colleges Foundation, and the Crocker Art Museum. He also served as Board Chair of Sutter Community Hospitals and as Board President of the Sacramento Japanese American Citizens League.
Ms. Lucas is a successful strategic communications consultant and has been the Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Lucas Public Affairs since its opening in 2006. Ms. Lucas served as Deputy Chief of Staff for strategic planning and initiatives for Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger and Chief of Staff for First Lady Maria Shriver. Ms. Lucas was also the Deputy Press Secretary for Governor George Deukmejian, Deputy Treasurer for State Treasurer Tom Hayes, and California Press Secretary for the 1988 presidential campaign of then-Vice President George H.W. Bush. Ms. Lucas is a past chair of the California Chamber of Commerce board of directors and the Maria Shriver’s Women’s Alzheimer’s Movement. She serves as the chair of the College Futures Foundation and is on the boards of the Scripps Institution of Oceanography and John Burton Advocates for Youth. Ms. Lucas is also a member of the Statewide Leadership Council of the Public Policy Institute of California (PPIC) and was on the PPIC’s board of directors from 2007 to 2019, chairing the Board from 2013 to 2016. Ms. Lucas is a founding member of She Shares, a unique conversation series featuring trailblazing women leaders who have created a lasting impact on women in California and beyond. She was named by the Sacramento Metro Chamber of Commerce as the Sacramento Businesswoman of the Year in 2018. Ms. Lucas is routinely named one of Sacramento’s most powerful and influential people in Capitol Weekly’s annual “Top 100.”
David F. Nickum
Since 2010, Mr. Nickum has served as Owner and President of Waveco, Inc., d.b.a. Valley Farm Transport, Inc., one of the largest agricultural trucking companies in the United States, after being employed there in various capacities since 1988. Mr. Nickum is a past chairperson of Make-A-Wish Foundation of Northeastern and Central California and Northern Nevada, a former board member of St. Michael’s Episcopal Day School, as well as a past board member of Tesco Controls, Inc. Mr. Nickum is also a member of Cal Poly College of Agriculture, Food and Environmental Sciences’ Dean’s Advisory Council.
Member of the ALCO Committee
Robert T. Perry-Smith
Chairperson of the Board
Mr. Perry-Smith founded, and served as Chief Executive Officer of, Perry-Smith LLP, an accounting and consulting firm that provided professional services to the banking industry, primarily in California. Upon his retirement in 2013, Mr. Perry-Smith concluded his 40-year career as a Certified Public Accountant at both the national and regional levels where he provided a number of professional services to the banking industry, specializing in audits, regulatory compliance, capital structures and merger and acquisition services. Mr. Perry-Smith has been a frequent speaker at banking industry conferences and trade association meetings, including California Bankers Association. He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the California Society of CPA’s. Mr. Perry-Smith has served on the board of directors of Presidio Bank, Sierra Vista Bank (as Chair) and the Perry-Smith Foundation.
Mr. Ramos is the Chief Investment Officer of Buzz Oates Commercial Real Estate, a position he has held since 1995 and Investment Committee Chairman of Pac West Industrial Equities, LP, a position he has held since 2017. He has 35 years of experience in the commercial real estate industry with specific experience in finance, entitlement, development, leasing, property management, investment, and asset management. He also currently serves on the board of directors of Saint John’s Program for Change, and the Sacramento chapter of NAIOP, a national commercial real estate association.
Vice Chairperson of the Board
Mr. Reynoso has 40 years of banking experience, including serving as Executive Vice President of Wells Fargo Bank from 2007 until his retirement in 2020, leading the bank’s Business Banking for the San Francisco Bay Area, investor real estate for the nation, as well as serving as Middle Market Banking Leader for Northern California. Prior to this, Mr. Reynoso served as President and Chief Operating Officer, and on the boards of directors, of both Placer Sierra Bancshares and Placer Sierra Bank. Additionally, Mr. Reynoso was instrumental in taking Placer Sierra Bank public in 2004 as well as facilitating the sale of the bank to Wells Fargo Bank in June 2007. A native of Sacramento, Mr. Reynoso has held leadership roles with numerous Northern California philanthropic organizations, including the San Francisco Opera Association, the San Francisco Travel Association, and the Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital. Past service includes leadership roles with the Sacramento Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, the Stanford Home for Children, the Mondavi Center for the Performing Arts, KVIE, the Nonprofit Resource Center, and Naturebridge.
Chair of the Strategy Committee
Mr. Riggs is the Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of Teichert Inc., positions he has held since 2003 and 2010, respectively. Mr. Riggs serves on the boards of directors of Teichert Inc., the Greater Sacramento Economic Council, the Host Committee, the Dean’s Advisory Council of the Graduate School of Management at University of California, Davis, and the Juvenile Justice Chaplaincy, and is the Vice Chair of the board of directors and Chair of the Finance Committee of PRIDE Industries.
Ms. White has over 30 years of experience in key positions in television broadcast management throughout the United States. From 2015 to 2020, Ms. White served as Vice President and General Manager of KTXL-TV in Sacramento, California (FOX, Tribune Broadcasting). She is a graduate of the University of Minnesota with a Bachelor of Science degree in Applied Studies/Communications. She most recently graduated from the Saïd School of Business Digital Disruption Program at the University of Oxford in Oxford, England. She is currently pursuing her MBA in Finance at Louisiana State University. Ms. White serves on the boards of Paratransit and United Cerebral Palsy, both based in Sacramento.
Chair of the ALCO Committee
Member of the Strategy Committee