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Business Advisory Council (BAC)

Stacy Peterson

Regional Manager/Senior Vice President

First California Bank –Ventura County Commercial Lending Group

As Market President for First California Bank, Stacy Peterson oversees the bank’s commercial banking activities in Ventura, Santa Barbara, and San Luis Obispo counties.  Stacy joined the bank in 2009 as Senior Vice President/Regional Manager in Commercial Lending.  Prior to her significant role at First California Bank, Stacy held senior management level positions with Santa Barbara Bank & Trust, Fleet Capital, and Security Pacific Bank. 

A resident of Ventura County since 1982, Stacy gives a great deal of time and energy to her clients and the causes for which she is passionate. She is a founding member of the Business Advisory Council  for the Martin V. Smith School of Business and Economics at California State University, Channel Islands.  She has also served on the boards of the Southeast Ventura County YMCA, the Alliance for the Arts, and the City of Thousand Oaks.  In 2010 and 2011, Peterson was recognized by the Pacific Coast Business Times as one of the Top 50 Women in Business in the Tri-County area of California.  She is also a Court Appointed Special Advocate for the Ventura County Family Court System.

Stacy has one son, Bryan, age 21.   In her free time, she enjoys living in the Channel Islands Harbor and racing sailboats.