About Coast National Bank

Our History

Coast National Bank was founded in 1997 in San Luis Obispo by a group of local business professionals. As a locally owned and operated financial institution, we understand the community and know exactly what our customers need to live and succeed on the Central Coast. The first Coast National Bank branch was established at 486 Marsh street in historic downtown San Luis Obispo and expanded to a new building at 500 Marsh Street in 2002. In 16 years, Coast National Bank has grown to include three branches in San Luis Obispo, Arroyo Grande, and Paso Robles. We are proud to announce our newest edition, a new loan production office in Atascadero.

We are also celebrating our tenth year in a row as the area's number one Small Business Administration lender. As an SBA preferred lender, we offer four convenient lending centers on the Central Coast devoted to providing the most efficient and affordable SBA loans available.

Through our commitment, experience and expertise, Coast National Bank has established life-long relationships with customers. By providing top-notch banking products with great customer support we've perfected a winning combination.

Our Board of Directors

Members of Coast National Bank's Board of Directors jointly oversee the activities of Coast National Bank. Our Board of Directors is elected by our shareholders and is the highest authority in the management of the corporation. Here are the members of Coast National Bank's Board of Directors:

 

BOD-Gene Mintz

Gene D. Mintz, Chairman of the Board

Mr. Mintz is an original organizer and director of the Bank and has served as a director of the Company since its formation.  Mr. Mintz is a business and tax advisor.  A life-long resident of San Luis Obispo County, Mr. Mintz is involved in a number of professional, civic, and charitable associations.  He is a 44 year member of the Greater Pismo Beach Kiwanis Club and a 41 year member of Oceano/Five Cities Elks Club.  He is a Director Emeritus and past President of the South County Performing Arts Foundation.

Mr. Mintz is active in a number of professional organizations and is a past president of the Central Coast Chapter of the California Society of Enrolled Agents.  Mr. Mintz’s experience in accounting, tax, finance, management, real estate planning and development provide a valuable resource of knowledge and expertise to the Board.  Additionally, he brings a wealth of leadership skills from his professional and community positions. 

BOD-Marilyn Britton

Marilyn M. Britton, Director

Marilyn M. Britton, has served as director of Coast National Bank since January 1999 and as a director of the Company since its formation.  She is a fourth generation native of San Luis Obispo County and a graduate of Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo.  She was involved with the San Luis Obispo County Farm Bureau for over 29 years, retiring as Executive Director in December 2001, a position she held for over 17 years.  Mrs. Britton is a member of the San Luis Obispo County Farm Bureau, San Luis Obispo County Farm Bureau Women, San Luis Obispo County Cattlemen's Association, Paso Robles Agri-Business Tour Committee, a member and past director of the San Luis Obispo Rotary, and is a member of, and currently serving as director of, the San Luis Obispo County Cattle Women’s Association. 

Mrs. Britton developed the San Luis Obispo County Farm Bureau Agriculture Tour Program 30 years ago and has continued as its Tour Coordinator.  She was also the Executive Director for the San Luis Obispo County Grain Improvement Association for 19 years and served on the Sheriff’s Parole Board for 13 years.  Mrs. Britton’s business and personal contacts, especially in the agricultural sector, provide the Board with an important perspective on a significant economic area within San Luis Obispo County.  Her leadership experience is a valuable benefit to the Board.

BOD-Dario Domenghini

Dario A. Domenghini, Director

Dario A. Domenghini, is an original organizer and director of the Bank and has served as a director of the Company since its formation.  Mr. Domenghini is a life-long resident of San Luis Obispo County. He was educated at Cal Poly San Luis Obispo, majoring in Dairy Science.  His family has been involved in agriculture in the County of San Luis Obispo since the early 1920's. Mr. Domenghini has been involved in agriculture since childhood, working in his family's dairy and ranching operation.  He is a retired local farmer and rancher.

Mr. Domenghini’s extensive ranching, farming and real estate experience provide an important resource to the Board.

BOD-Ronald Olson

Ronald R. Olson, Director

Ronald R. Olson has served as a director of the Bank since April 2000 and as a director of the Company since its formation.  Mr. Olson is a Certified Public Accountant and is owner of Platino Management Services, Inc. which provides accounting and tax services, management consulting and property management services in Arroyo Grande and surrounding communities.

Mr. Olson has been a resident of Arroyo Grande for 38 years and is active in local service and professional organizations.  Mr. Olson is a member of the Arroyo Grande Optimists Club and of both the American Institute of CPAs and the California Society of CPAs.  Mr. Olson is an investor and director of a privately held chain of food supermarkets and a fast food restaurant franchising company. Mr. Olson’s accounting, tax, finance, management, property management, retailing and real estate development provide extensive experience to the Board.  He also provides an abundance of business and community contacts in the market.

BOD-Dan Wixom

Dan H. Wixom, Director

Dan H. Wixom, is an original organizer and director of the Bank and has served as a director of the Company since its formation.  Mr. Wixom is a rancher and an owner/operator of Wixom Trucking, LLC.  Mr. Wixom formerly owned and operated Wixom Concrete, Inc., which was sold in 1997.  A graduate of Cal Poly San Luis Obispo in Agriculture Management, Mr. Wixom is a fourth generation resident of San Luis Obispo County.  He has been a member of Native Sons of the Golden West for over 29 years and served as a president of the organization.  Mr. Wixom served on the board of the Morro Bay Community Foundation.  The foundation helps with youth activities on the Central Coast.  He supports local educational institutions, volunteering time and donating materials for the Morro Bay FFA and 4H groups and for youth sports teams.

Mr. Wixom is a member of the California Cattlemen's Association, the National Cattlemen's Association, and the San Luis Obispo County Farm Bureau.  He has operated his own calf/cow operation for more than 32 years.  His trucking company is involved in the statewide transportation of construction aggregates and livestock.  Mr. Wixom’s diverse business experiences, together with his entrepreneurial business acumen, bring valuable knowledge and expertise to the Board.

BOD-Anita Robinson

Anita Robinson, President & Chief Executive Officer

Anita M. Robinson s President and Chief Executive Officer of Coast National Bank and Coast Bancorp since January 2012. As a veteran banker for the past 40 years, she is the former and Founding Chief Executive Officer of Mission Community Bank, Mission Community Bancorp, Mission Asset Management, Inc. and Mission Community Development Corporation since that bank’s inception in 1997. She continues to serve as Founder & President of Mission Community Services Corporation, a non-profit small business intermediary, technical assistance provider and Women’s Business Center for SBA Fresno District Office.

She is a past chairman for the California Bankers Association (2007) and was designated as the 2007 U.S. Small Business Administration Central California Women in Business Champion of the year.  Robinson has served as founding chairman of the board of the San Luis Obispo County Housing Trust Fund. She is a past chairman and 20 year member of the board of directors for the Community Action Partnership of San Luis Obispo County (CAPSLO) and currently a member of Cuesta College Foundation board of directors.  She has for several years served on the Community Cabinet for the Orfalea College of Business at California Polytechnic State University.

Robinson was a board member of the UCSB Economic Forecast Project for San Luis Obispo and is a founding board member of the Central Coast Economic Forecast. She is also a past Chairman of the San Luis Obispo Chamber of Commerce and former member of Sierra Vista Hospital Governing Board.She is the recipient of the 2006 Influential Latino Award by Latino Today and has received other awards and designations including the Mujer Hispana Distinguida 2005 by Adelante Mujer Hispana, 2004 Trailblazer of the Year by Women’s Economic Ventures and 2003 California Polytechnic State University Entrepreneurial Leadership Award for Financial Services.

BOD-Jack Robasciotti

Jack W. Robasciotti, Director Emeritus

Jack W. Robasciotti, age 82, is Vice Chairman of the Board and was an original organizing director of the Bank and has served as a director of the Company since its formation.  Mr. Robasciotti was born in San Luis Obispo and has been active in banking since 1951.  After an impressive 33 year career with Bank of America, Mr. Robasciotti "retired" to San Luis Obispo, where he worked for 22 years in various positions, including manager of the main office of Commerce Bank of San Luis Obispo, N.A. as well as increasingly responsible positions with Coast National Bank.

Mr. Robasciotti has been active in a number of civic, charitable and fraternal organizations in San Luis Obispo.  His activities range from fundraising for the YMCA, to serving as a director and a member of organizations that provide shelter for abused women (Women’s Shelter), Sexual Assault Victim’s Education (SAVE) and (ALPHA) that counsels pregnant women.   Mr. Robasciotti is a member of the San Luis Obispo Historical Society, previously serving as First Vice President, a past member of Hearst Castle Lighting Committee, and of other organizations.  Mr. Robasciotti’s extensive experience in all facets of banking, management and personnel development provide the Board with a wealth of operational and management expertise.  His vast amount of community involvement has provided with the Bank with necessary insight as to community needs.

Financial Information for Investors

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