Cem Bolkan serves as Beneficial State Bank’s Chief Credit Officer. He is responsible for managing the bank’s portfolio to ensure compliance with internal policy and regulatory requirements. Cem is a banking professional with over 10 years experience in financial services. Prior to joining Beneficial State Bank his professional experience included roles at Franklin Templeton Investments, Wachovia Small Business Capital, and Mechanics Bank.
In addition to his responsibilities at Beneficial State Bank, Cem is a founder and CFO of Alejos, LLC – a Northern California boutique winery. He is also actively involved with several non-profit youth sports programs in his local community.
Cem earned his Bachelors Degree and MBA with honors from the University of California, Davis.