Bank of Marin CFO Tani Girton Joins Professional BusinessWomen of California Board
NOVATO, CA – (March 12, 2015) – Bank of Marin Chief Financial Officer, Tani Girton, has joined the Board of Professional BusinessWomen of California (PBWC). Now in its 26th year, the organization was founded in 1989 by United States Congresswoman Jackie Speier. PBWC provides skill development and networking opportunities, as well as the inspiration and motivation to encourage women at all levels to achieve their ambitions and work toward gender equity in professional settings. PBWC hosted their annual conference this week in San Francisco.
Girton joined Bank of Marin in 2013 with more than 25 years of experience in financial services having been Executive Vice President and Treasurer at Bank of the West, and Vice President of Treasury Capital Markets at Charles Schwab & Company.
In addition to her financial experience, Girton is known for her commitment to mentoring employees and giving back to the community. During her tenure at Bank of the West, she founded the Women’s Connection, a program to provide employees with relevant education, mentoring and networking support. She also serves on the Board of Directors of Junior Achievement of Northern California and enjoys volunteering at local schools.
“I am delighted to represent Professional BusinessWomen of California as a board member and to help advance opportunities for women to succeed in the workplace,” said Tani Girton, Chief Financial Officer, Bank of Marin. “I am committed to fostering women’s career ambitions and am grateful to Bank of Marin for their support that allows me to help make a positive difference in our community.”
Consistently ranked a “Top Corporate Philanthropist,” Bank of Marin contributes more than 1% of pre-tax profit to charity. Its financial contributions are complemented by the donation of close to 10,000 employee volunteer hours during the course of the year. Officers of the Bank also serve on nearly 70 non-profit boards.