CHIEF OPERATIONS OFFICER
With over 25 years of bank operations and acquisition experience, Auden Herrera serves as Vista Bank’s Chief Operations Officer, where he oversees Loans, Deposits, Delivery Channels, Information Technology, and Compliance. Herrera works closely with the CEO and Board of Directors in planning and achieving strategic enterprise initiatives, including mergers, acquisitions, footprint and back-end office expansion.
Since joining Vista Bank in December 2018, the institution has grown from $800 million to $1.9 billion.
In addition to launching the Vista Private Client experience, Herrera has grown the operations department significantly in recent years, investing over $15 million in software and new technology to strengthen the Bank’s fraud and cybersecurity systems, protecting Vista’s valued clients, and preparing the Bank to scale.