Gary Steven Findley


Gary Steven Findley, Esq. is President of Gary Steven Findley & Associates, a law firm specializing in banking law whose areas of expertise include: regulatory relations/legal work, mergers and acquisitions, securities, corporate representation, regulatory enforcement action counseling, and capital restoration programs.

Gary Findley is a specialist in the creating and legally shepherding of new and innovative programs for financial institutions. In addition, he counsels boards of directors and senior managements on maintaining safe and sound financial condition in a changing and challenging environment. Gary Findley is Director of The Findley Group, the management consulting arm of The Findley Companies. He is also President and Editor of The Findley Reports Newsletter and a Registered Investment Advisor.



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John E. Fahrendorf, Jr.

John is a former community bank President and Chief Executive Officer with over 45 years in the banking industry. His past experience includes 20 years as President and Chief Executive Officer of two different community banks, as well as positions as board member and Chairman of the Board at the Arizona Bankers Association, the Arizona representative to the ABA Government Relations Committee, Board member of the Western Independent Bankers Association, Board member and Chairman of the Board of Pacific Coast Bankers Bancshares/Pacific Coast Bankers Bank and member of the board of Pacific Coast Banking School.

John has served on numerous other Board of Directors, including bank, bank Holding Companies, for profit, nonprofit, and governmental Agencies. He has worked with dozens of financial institutions on such issues as regulatory compliance, strategic planning, Director and Management succession planning, Board and corporate governance and enhancing overall value and building a stronger franchise.

John has been active, as a consultant to the banking industry since 2011 and with The Findley Group since May of 2016.



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