Richard H. Wohl is the Executive Vice President and General Counsel of CVB Financial Corp. and Citizens Business Bank. Over the past twenty years, he has served in a variety of senior legal and business roles with banking and finance companies, including Indymac Bank and First Republic Bank. In the earlier stages of his career, he served as a law clerk to the Honorable Dorothy Nelson of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, held the positions of Acting Assistant Legal Adviser and Attorney Adviser for East Asia and the Pacific at the U.S. Department of State, and worked as an attorney in the Institutional Lending Group at the law firm of Morrison & Foerster. Richard received his Bachelor of Arts Degree in History (with distinction) from Stanford University and his Juris Doctor Degree (with honors) from Harvard Law School, where he was an editor of the Law Review. He is a member of the Bar in the states of California and New York. He serves as a designated member of the Financial Institutions Committee of the Business Law Section of the California State Bar, and he is a Certified Mortgage Banker.