Executive Officers

Executive Officers

Executive Officers

Joanne Kim
President & Chief Executive Officer
Joanne Kim is the President and Chief Executive Officer and a member of the Board of Directors for CBB Bank. Ms. Kim has led CBB Bank from April 2011 and has established a strong culture of professionalism, which now serves as the foundation for CBB Bank. Under her leadership, CBB Bank has grown to over $1.3 billion in total assets. Previously, she served as President and Chief Executive Officer and as a member of the Board of Directors for Wilshire State Bank. Ms. Kim holds a B.A. degree in English Literature and Language from Korea University in Seoul, Korea.
Long T. Huynh
Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer
Long T. Huynh is the Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer for CBB Bank. He adds significant expertise to the Bank’s financial areas; mergers and acquisitions, capital markets, and process management. In addition, he brings over 20 years of experience in banking and financial services, including investor relations and SEC reporting. He started his career in public accounting and is licensed as a Certified Public Accountant (inactive). Previously, he served as Chief Financial Officer for Pacific Commerce Bancorp. Mr. Huynh holds a degree in Business Economics from the University of California, Santa Barbara.
Alex Choi
Executive Vice President & Chief Credit Officer
Alex Choi is the Executive Vice President and Chief Credit Officer of CBB Bank. He is responsible for overseeing the company's asset quality and credit risk management, including credit approval, managing credit risk, and sustaining a strong credit risk culture. He has oversight responsibility for Credit Administration, Special Asset, and Loan Operation. A banking professional with over 26 years of experience, Mr. Choi joined the company in 2011. Prior to joining CBB Bank, he served as Senior Vice President and Deputy Chief Credit Officer of Center Bank. Mr. Choi holds a degree in Finance from the California State University, Northridge.
Lenn Zazula
Executive Vice President & Chief Information Officer
Lenn Zazula is the Executive Vice President and Chief Information Officer for CBB Bank. In his current role as the CIO of the Bank, he is responsible in managing the IT Strategy of CBB Bank, creating business value using Information & communication technology, overseeing cybersecurity efforts, and providing tactical IT solutions. Prior to joining CBB Bank, Mr. Zazula served as executive officer for numerous companies including Pacific Commerce Bank and over 20 years with Capitol Bancorp. He has received his MBA in the Advanced Management Program from Michigan State University, and Ph.D. in Business Management from Capella University.
Yeong G. Pak
Executive Vice President & Chief Lending Officer
Yeong Pak is the Executive Vice President and Chief Lending Officer for CBB Bank. Mr. Pak has oversight responsibility for Commercial Lending, Real Estate Lending, and SBA Loans as well as retail branches of CBB Bank. He has served as Deputy Chief Credit Officer for CBB Bank before taking on the Chief Lending Officer position in 2020. With over 18 years of experience in the banking industry, Mr. Pak managed Corporate Banking Center for BBCN Bank before joining CBB Bank in 2015. He holds a degree in Molecular & Cell Biology from the University of California, Berkeley.
Alicia Lee
Senior Vice President & Chief Operations Administrator
Alicia Lee is the Senior Vice President and Chief Operations Administrator for CBB Bank. Ms. Lee brings a wide range of skills and in-depth knowledge in product development, system implementation, and process enhancement and looks to provide strong operations management at CBB Bank. Prior to joining CBB Bank, she served as FVP & Operations Administration Manager for Wilshire Bank and as VP and Operations Officer for Hanmi Bank. Ms. Lee studied Psychology at California State University at Northridge and received her Bachelor's Degree in Business from the University of Phoenix.