Officers & Directors

Officers & Directors

Senior Management

Steven Kenneth Miller
President & CEO
Mr. Miller joined Fresno First Bank in 2015 as President and CEO bringing over 20 years of commercial banking, retail banking, operations and sales/marketing experience to the Bank. Born and raised in Orange County, California, Mr. Miller is a graduate of Columbia University in New York City where he earned his bachelor's degree.

Mr. Miller began his career with MBNA America in their management development program and held a variety of roles over his 12 year career and worked throughout the northeast region of the US. He then moved overseas to Taiwan and worked with GE Money in a joint venture they had with a local Taiwanese bank.
Mr. Miller then spent several years with HSBC Indonesia running their Small Business portfolio for the country.

He was then recruited to join Alliance Financial Group in Malaysia, which is a local community bank in Malaysia focused on the small business segment. Alliance Financial Group was awarded the Best Small Business Bank in Asia Pacific, Africa and the Middle East two times during Mr. Miller's tenure. He and his family relocated back to the USA in the summer of 2015.
Steven R. Canfield
EVP, Chief Financial Officer
Mr. Canfield joined Fresno First Bank in 2007 as Executive Vice President and CFO bringing over 29 years of commercial banking, retail banking, management and finance experience to the Bank. A Fresno native, Mr. Canfield is a graduate of CSUF’s Craig School of Business and BAI’s bank management program at Duke University. Mr. Canfield began his banking career with Guarantee Savings & Loan and has held executive management positions with public and private companies including Regency Bank, Pacific Wireless Technologies and Fresno County Federal Credit Union.
Robert Lee Reed
EVP, Chief Credit Officer
Mr. Reed joined Fresno First Bank in December 2008. He has over 25 years commercial lending experience and credit management. He is a 1987 graduate of Virginia Tech and earned his MBA from George Mason University in 1991. He started his banking career in community banks in the Washington, DC metropolitan area before moving to Colorado in 2000 where he was Senior Lending Officer for The Gunnison Bank and Trust Company and to California in 2004 where he was Chief Credit Officer for Community Banks of Northern California. Mr. Reed's experience includes setting and managing credit policies and directives for a variety of credit products and services including SBA, agriculture, asset-based, commercial real estate, construction, and mortgage lending.

Board of Directors

Robert G. Kubo
Dr. Kubo is an orthodontist and established Kubo Orthodontic Group in Fresno 23 years ago. Dr. Kubo is a current member of the Board of Trustees of Children’s Hospital Central California and is currently serving as Chairman of the Board. Dr. Kubo is an active member of the Fresno Buddhist Church. He is a member of the American Association of Orthodontists, the Pacific Coast Society of Orthodontists, the American Dental Association, the Fresno-Madera Dental Association, and Omicron Kappa Epsilon, a dental honor society. Dr. Kubo has a BA degree in Zoology from California State University Fresno, a Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from University of California at Los Angeles and a Post Graduate Certificate in Orthodontics from University of California at San Francisco.
Jack Holt
Mr. Holt is the President of Fresno-based Holt Lumber Company, Inc., a building materials supplier where he is in charge of sales, purchasing and inventory management. He is partner in Fiberfab, a wood products manufacturer in Fresno. Mr. Holt is a graduate of California Polytechnic University San Luis Obispo with a degree in Business Administration.
Lorrie Lorenz
Ms. Lorenz is an interior designer in Fresno and a principal of Lorenz & Associates commercial Interior Design. Ms. Lorenz has a Bachelors degree in Interior Design and is a certified Interior Designer in the state of California. She is a professional member of International Interior Designers Association, the American Society of Interior Designers, and the California Legislative Council on Interior Design. She has been on the Interior Design Advisory Board for California State University Fresno for the past 10 years and also very active in volunteer work for the Fresno Art Museum.
Jared Martin
Mr. Martin is a real estate broker, and has worked for his family’s business for the past seven years. In addition to working with Westland Realty & Investment, Inc. Mr. Martin also works with Fortune Associates Commercial Real Estate Brokerage. Mr. Martin is extremely active at both the state and local association of Realtors, where he serves as a Director for the California Association of Realtors and as the President Elect for the Fresno Association of Realtors. Mr. Martin is an Alumni of California State University Fresno’s, Sid Craig School of Business.
Mark D. Saleh
Mr. Saleh is President of William B. Saleh Company which is headquartered in Fresno and is a major painting contracting organization with projects throughout California and the Fresno market. Mr. Saleh is a member of Peoples Church where he has served as a Sunday school teacher.He is a Vice President of the local Painters and Decorating Contractores of America. Mr. Saleh graduated from California State University Fresno with a degree in Business Administration.
Joel Henry Slonski
Mr. Slonski has practiced as a CPA in Fresno for the past 18 years with the firm of Slonski and Sailors where he is a Partner. He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, the National Association of Certified Valuation Analysts and the California Society of Certified Public Accountants. Mr. Slonski has a degree from California State University Fresno and a Master of Science degree in Income Taxation from Golden Gate University, San Francisco, and is a certified
Alvin L. Smith
Mr. Smith owns and operates a business consulting firm in Fresno that provides marketing expertise to small business. He is currently the President/CEO of the Greater Fresno Area Chamber of Commerce. He is the former Senior Vice President and Market Manager of Infinity Broadcasting of Fresno, a local radio broadcasting company. Mr. Smith is Advising Committee Chairman of the Sid Craig School of Business, Past President of the Fresno City and County Convention and Visitors Bureau, Past Chairman of the California Broadcasters Association and Past Director of the Rotary Club of Fresno. Mr. Smith also hosts and narrates a very popular radio program called “Legends and Legacies,” which chronicles the history of Fresno and the Central Valley.
Daniel R. Suchy
Dr. Suchy, now retired, was a private practice physician in Fresno specializing in Pulmonary Disease from 1978 to 2001. He is originally from Minnesota, where he graduated from the University of Minnesota with B.S. and B.A. degrees. He subsequently attended the University of Minnesota Medical School where he earned his medical degree. He did his internship, residency and fellowship at University Medical Center in Fresno, California. After completing training as a physician, and before entering private practice, he was a Flight Surgeon for the U.S. Coast Guard. He is a former director of Regency Bank, a locally headquartered bank in Fresno.
Sheila Kamps Frowsing
Sheila Frowsing, is the owner of a Farmers Insurance Agency in Fresno. She serves on the Farmers Insurance Agent Advisory council and holds both her insurance licenses along with her 6 and 63 security licenses. Mrs. Frowsing is a graduate of Fresno Pacific University where she earned her Bachelor's in Business Administration and is currently serving as a member of the Board of Trustees. With her husband, she is the co-owner of Frowsing Farms and an active member at The Well Community Church where they co-lead a small group.
Steven Kenneth Miller
Mr. Miller joined Fresno First Bank in 2015 as President and CEO bringing over 20 years of commercial banking, retail banking, operations and sales/marketing experience to the Bank. Born and raised in Orange County, California, Mr. Miller is a graduate of Columbia University in New York City where he earned his bachelor's degree.

Mr. Miller began his career with MBNA America in their management development program and held a variety of roles over his 12 year career and worked throughout the northeast region of the US. He then moved overseas to Taiwan and worked with GE Money in a joint venture they had with a local Taiwanese bank.
Mr. Miller then spent several years with HSBC Indonesia running their Small Business portfolio for the country.

He was then recruited to join Alliance Financial Group in Malaysia, which is a local community bank in Malaysia focused on the small business segment. Alliance Financial Group was awarded the Best Small Business Bank in Asia Pacific, Africa and the Middle East two times during Mr. Miller's tenure. He and his family relocated back to the USA in the summer of 2015.