Mechanics Bank appoints Robbin Preciado as VP & Director of retail banking

Robbin Preciado, Executive Vice President, Director of Retail Banking, Mechanics Bank
Robbin Preciado, Executive Vice President, Director of Retail Banking, Mechanics Bank

Mechanics Bank has named Robbin Preciado executive vice president and director of retail banking. The California banking veteran of more than 30 years will oversee all facets of the organization’s retail banking operation, which includes a statewide, 112-branch network.

An accomplished professional who has led initiatives engaging retail banking, business banking, wealth management and other business lines across the banking enterprise, Preciado is credited for fostering strong employee collaboration and lasting client relationships.

“Robbin is an inspiring and strategic leader who shares our values and client-first mindset,” said Tony Kallingal, chief banking officer. “She will be a tremendous asset to our people and to our clients who look to us as one team to help them realize their financial goals.”

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Before joining Mechanics Bank, Preciado was a regional president for Union Bank, overseeing retail-banking activities throughout Southern California for approximately 13 years.

Previously, she held senior-leadership roles for MUFG and Wells Fargo around the state.

Preciado holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics from the University of California, Los Angeles.

Active in the community, she has served on the boards of the Orange County Business Council (past Chairwoman), Orange County United Way, San Diego Regional Chamber, Little Tokyo Service Center, YMCA Los Angeles, KOCE Public Television, Orange County Asian Pacific Islander Coalition Alliance (past Chairwoman), and Orange County Asian Business Association.


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