Executives Unlimited recently completed an executive search for Farmers & Merchants Bank of Long Beach and the bank has since announced that business leaders JoAnn M. Bourne and Christine A. Scheuneman have been elected to its board of directors. They succeed William G. Hayter and Timothy W. Jackert, who are retiring from the board after serving for 31 years and 13 years, respectively.
JoAnn M. Bourne
Bourne, who becomes a member of the Bank’s Audit Committee, is a retired Senior Executive Vice President at MUFG Union Bank. She served on the Executive Management Committee and the US Management Committee in the Americas. Bourne has extensive executive experience in governance and risk management, commercial banking, global treasury management, technology, product management, global trading and trust custody services. She received a BA degree from Pepperdine University.
Christine A. Scheuneman
Scheuneman, who becomes a member of the Bank’s Risk and Compliance Committee, is a recently retired partner with the law firm Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP. Her practice in complex business, class action and commercial matters has included real estate and finance clients, regulatory investigation and loan and asset workouts/acquisitions. She is skilled in national and international retail, as well as commercial and consumer product matters. Scheuneman is a published author on corporate governance and finance issues and is a Governance Fellow with the National Association of Corporate Directors. She received a JD degree from DePaul University College of Law and a BA degree from University of Kansas.
About Farmers & Merchants Bank
Founded in Long Beach in 1907 by C.J. Walker, Farmers & Merchants Bank of Long Beach has 25 branches across Orange County, Long Beach, the South Bay, and Santa Barbara. The Bank specializes in commercial and small business banking, business loan programs, home loans, and a robust offering of consumer retail banking products.