Jeffrey Cheung is the CEO and President of OneCalifornia Bank. He has over 32 years of experience in the financial services industry, including a diverse background in key functional areas encompassing branch administration, sales, operations, marketing, product development, and wholesale banking.
Before joining OneCal, Mr. Cheung served as EVP and Regional Corporate Director for the Northern California Wholesale Division at California Bank & Trust. In this role, he supervised cash management sale and product management on a bank-wide basis, and was responsible for private banking, middle market banking, and corporate sales activities. Mr. Cheung served on the Executive Management Committee and the Asset/Liability Committee. Prior to this position, Mr. Cheung was the EVP & Division Manager of the Northern California Wholesale and Retail Division. He managed private banking, middle market banking, corporate banking, and the sales activities of 24 retail branches in Northern California. Under his management, the division established two new full service branches in low-to-moderate income areas of East Palo Alto and North Oakland.
Formerly, he worked for The Bank of California, where he served as Senior Vice President of Strategic Planning & Marketing Division of the Commercial Banking Group. He was a member of the General Managers Committee, Community Reinvestment Act Committee, and served as the program chair of the Community Outreach Program (low-to-moderate income residential real estate program).
He began his banking career in 1974 at the Bank of Chicago in the Urban Enterprise Division. While there, he originated and managed a portfolio of SBA loans and worked extensively with community agencies and organizations.
Mr. Cheung is the Vice Chairman of Children’s Hospital and Research Institute in Oakland, a Community Advisor to the Port of Oakland’s Airport Expansion Project, and a director of the Oakland Police Foundation. He has also been an Executive Director with the Oakland Chamber of Commerce, Vice Chairman of the Children’s Hospital Foundation, Trustee for the San Francisco Asian Art Museum, and the founding President of the Family House in Oakland. He’s the recipient of many community involvement awards including: The Chairman’s Volunteer Award from the Bank of California, The Bambino Award and Williford Recognition Award from Children’s Hospital and Research Institute in Oakland, and was also a nominee for President Bush’s Volunteer of the Year Award. He was also amongst the group recognized by Asian Enterprise Magazine for outstanding efforts and contributions.
He received a Bachelor of Arts and a Masters of Business Administration from Indiana University. Mr. Cheung is a Certified Treasury Professional.