Leonard Himelsein (Director)Mr. Himelsein was a Director and Vice Chair of The Bank of Santa Barbara and joined the American Riviera Bank as a Director upon the completion of the merger in January 2016. He is currently a member of the Executive/Governance and Loan Committees. Mr. Himelsein has founded several successful companies in South Africa that expanded to Europe and North America. Mr. Himelsein pays homage to his roots as a 40-year member of the esteemed World Federation of Diamond Bourses and the Diamond Club of South Africa. Locally, he serves as the Vice President and Chair of the Finance Committee of the University Club of Santa Barbara and is a member of the Santa Barbara Yacht Club.