Our Board continues to strengthen our corporate governance practices to enhance long-term stockholder value.

Corporate giving and responsibility are pillars of our business culture. We are honored to have received the best available QualityScore composite rating for Governance from Institutional Stockholder Services (ISS).1
Chairman

Steven R. Gardner

Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and President of Pacific Premier Bancorp, Inc.

Lead Independent Director

M. Christian Mitchell

Audit Committee Chair
Enterprise Risk Committee Member
Nominating and Governance Committee Member

Barbara S. Polsky

Enterprise Risk Committee Chair
Compensation Committee Chair
Nominating and Governance Committee Member

Zareh H. Sarrafian

Nominating and Governance Committee Chair
Audit Committee Member

Jaynie Miller Studenmund

Compensation Committee Chair
Enterprise Risk Committee Member

Ayad A. Fargo

Compensation Committee Member
Nominating and Governance Committee Member

Joseph L. Garrett

Compensation Committee Member
Nominating and Governance Committee Member

Jeffrey C. Jones

Audit Committee Member
Compensation Committee Member
Nominating and Governance Committee Member

Rose E. McKinney-James

Independent Director 2

George M. Pereira

Audit Committee Member
Enterprise Risk Committee Member

Cora M. Tellez

Compensation Committee Member

Richard C. Thomas

Audit Committee Member
Enterprise Risk Committee Member

1 Effective as of February 5, 2021.
2 Rose E. McKinney-James appointed to the Board, effective March 28, 2022.