Ara Oghoorian Appointed to Board of Directors of Mission Valley Bancorp & Bank
Highly-Rated Los Angeles Certified Financial Planner (CFP®) and CPA Named a Director of San Fernando Valley Community Bank
LOS ANGELES–April 12, 2018–Ara Oghoorian, CFA, CFP®, CPA, and President of financial planning and wealth management firm ACap Asset Management, Inc., has been elected to the Board of Directors of Mission Valley Bancorp & Bank in Sun Valley, California, effective March 27, 2018.
“We are very excited to have Ara Oghoorian join the Board of Directors of Mission Valley Bancorp and Bank,” said Tamara Gurney, President, CEO and Director of Mission Valley Bancorp and Bank. “Ara’s background and experience as a CPA, along with having worked at the U.S. Department of the Treasury and with the Federal Reserve Bank as a former bank regulator, make him an excellent addition to our Board. In addition, as a local business owner with strong ties to the community, Ara’s insights into the needs of small businesses will be invaluable in helping Mission Valley meet the needs of the business community.”
With over 26 years of experience in the financial services industry, Oghoorian has worked in wealth management firms, banks, and government agencies providing investment management, tax preparation, financial planning, and complex risk-management strategies, to high net-worth individuals and institutional clients, before founding his own firm, ACap Asset Management, Inc. in Los Angeles, CA in 2009.
“I am honored and very excited to join the accomplished and dedicated team of management and board members of Mission Valley Bancorp to meet the banking needs of the local community,” said Oghoorian. “I am eager to utilize my years of experience at the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco and finance background to guide the bank to continued growth for years to come.”
Oghoorian previously worked for the U.S. Department of the Treasury as an advisor to the Ministry of Finance and Economy in the Republic of Armenia, as well as conducted work in the Republic of Georgia and the Republic of Latvia. He spent nine years at the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco examining foreign and domestic banks and bank holding companies.
Oghoorian graduated from San Francisco State University with a BS in Finance. He is a Commissioned Bank Examiner through the Federal Reserve Board of Governors, holds the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation, Certified Financial Planner (CFP) designation, Certified Public Accountant (CPA) designation, Enrolled Agent (EA) designation, and holds the Series 65 license. He also sits on the boards of local Los Angeles nonprofits, the Water Buffalo Club and Children’s Music Fund.
About Mission Valley Bank
Mission Valley Bank is a full-service, independent, commercial bank specializing in the banking needs of small to medium businesses in the San Fernando & Santa Clarita Valleys. The Bank was chartered in July 2001, with a vision of local ownership and a commitment to providing financial solutions to meet the needs of its clients.
About ACap Asset Management, Inc.
ACap Asset Management is a Fee-Only financial planning, wealth management, and tax firm headquartered in Los Angeles, with a boutique focus in working with physicians and healthcare professionals. ACap employs a holistic approach to advising clients, using a multistep and highly customized process for understanding clients’ goals and objectives before any investment decisions are made, ensuring that the client achieves optimal financial health. For more information visit www.acapam.com