Jay Jannise

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Jay Jannise

Executive Vice President, Chief Information Technology Officer

Jay Jannise is the Executive Vice President and Chief Information Technology Officer of Commercial Bank of California. Mr. Jannise has more than 20 years in financial technology delivery and management experience with 16 of those years leading banks in the management and strategic direction of information technology.

Prior to CBC, Mr. Jannise was the Director of IT for Premier Commercial Bank from 2003 – 2012 as well as the owner and operator of JannTech Consulting, LLC where he focused on helping community sized financial institutions with IT strategy, leadership and management.

Since joining CBC in 2013, Mr. Jannise has successfully transformed the Bank’s Information Technology and Cybersecurity Programs by reducing costs and improving the reliability and security of CBC Banking systems. He designed and built the Bank’s current private cloud infrastructure and also played an instrumental leadership role on several merger, acquisition and conversion projects.