Mr. Vescovo, SVP and Chief Audit Executive Officer, has been with the US Metro Bank since November 2021.
Prior to coming on board at US Metro Bank, Mr. Vescovo held the position of Executive Vice President and Chief Risk Officer for a large community bank headquartered in Santa Clarita, California. Prior to Bank of Santa Clarita he was the second in charge of the West Coast USA Offices of Integrated Compliance Solutions, LLC, a national audit and compliance consulting firm based out of New York. Prior to ICS Compliance, Mr. Vescovo was the CEO of his own bank consulting firm based in Ojai, California. Mr. Vescovo has also served as the Director of Internal Audit for Affinity Bank, a large regional bank headquartered in Ventura. Further, Mr. Vescovo spent five years in the public accounting arena first with Hutchinson and Bloodgood LLP (Glendale, CA) as the Manager of their Financial Institutions Consulting Division and then with Grobstein, Horwath and Company (now Crowe) as a Senior Audit Manager in their Financial Institutions Group.
Mr. Vescovo began his career in 1984 with the U.S. Treasury Department, Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, first as a National Bank Examiner and later as a Field Team Leader and Bank Portfolio Manager. During his 15 years with the OCC he became a Commissioned Bank Examiner in 1989.
Mr. Vescovo graduated from California State University, Northridge in 1985 with a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting and Business Administration. Further, he has been a Certified Internal Auditor through the International Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA) since May 2006.