S. Leslie Jewett '77

S. Leslie Jewett

Jewett, of Laguna Beach, has been president of California First National Bank since 2011. She also serves as chief financial officer for California First National Bancorp, the parent company and successor to a company she joined in 1991. She was a founding director in 2001 of CalFirst Bank, a $500 million Internet bank whose primary business is commercial leasing and financing of capital assets and commercial loans. From 1981-90, Jewett held various management positions at Kidder, Peabody & Co., Inc. in New York, including senior vice president of corporate finance.

Jewett earned a B.A. in economics from Swarthmore, followed by an MBA from Stanford University in 1981. She previously served as a member of the Business School Trust at the Stanford Graduate School of Business before joining the Board of Managers in 2013. She is the mother of five.