Executive Vice President and Chief Risk Officer
First Republic Bank
As Chief Risk Officer, Ms. Bontemps is responsible for maintaining a robust enterprise risk management program that supports the strategic goals of the Bank and builds upon its longstanding conservative risk culture and client service focused business model. At First Republic, she previously served as an Executive Loan Committee Member and Director of Credit Administration.
Prior to joining First Republic, Ms. Bontemps worked for Citibank in corporate and investment banking in New York and San Francisco where she held global leadership positions in both relationship management and credit risk management.
Ms. Bontemps serves as a Board member for Hope Solutions, a Bay Area non-profit that provides permanent supportive housing and support services to highly vulnerable families and individuals. She is also a member of Financial Women of San Francisco and Chief.
Ms. Bontemps graduated from the Anderson School at UCLA (MBA) and UCLA (BA, Economics).