Board of Directors
Dawson is a past president of the California Bankers Association and of the Bankers' Association for Foreign Trade, the leading international banking association. He graduated magna cum laude from Vanderbilt University with a BA in Economics, where he was elected to Phi Beta Kappa, and is a Harvard Business School MBA graduate.
Dawson is also actively involved as a vice-chairman of One PacificCoast Bank, a community development bank based in Oakland, California, and with operations in Northern California and the Pacific Northwest. He is also chairman of Albina Community Bank, a community development bank in Portland, Oregon.