Houri Vartanian Simon

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Ms. Houri Vartanian Simon is the Executive Vice President of Payments Solutions for Commercial Bank of California. She has over 20 years of banking experience, of which the last 15 years was focused on the payments space.  Ms. Simon has been an Accredited ACH Professional (AAP) since 2004.

Since joining the Bank in 2006, Ms. Simon has grown the Payments Solutions Department from a small handful of payment processors with millions of dollars of processing to upwards of $9 billion in Card and ACH.  She helped propel the Bank into NACHA’s Top 50 Originators list for four years.

Ms. Simon is active in the payments space, speaking at conferences such as NACHA’s Payments, WesPay’s Payments Symposium and the TPPPA’s member and public webinars.


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Ash Patel
President and Chief Executive Officer
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Christopher Colella
Executive Vice President, Chief Credit Officer
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Neel Pinge
EVP, Chief Risk Officer
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Jay Jannise
Executive Vice President, Chief Information Technology Officer
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Thomas McCullough
EVP, Executive Administration
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Houri Vartanian Simon
Executive Vice President, Payments Solutions
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Scott Schneider
EVP, Chief Information Security Officer
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Kitty Payne
EVP, Chief Financial Officer