Friday, February 23, 2018

New Stockton Commission Chair

By Karen Robes Meeks

Sylvester Aguilar has been named chairman of the Port of Stockton Commission, the port has announced. A senior vice president and business banking relationship manager team lead for the Mid-Valley Business Banking Offices of Bank of the West, Aguilar is a Stockton native who serves on the boards of the CSUS College of Business Advisory Board, the Business Council and the Stockton Symphony Circle. He previously served as president of the San Joaquin Hispanic Chamber of Commerce.

Aguilar earned his bachelor’s degree from the University of the Pacific’s Eberhardt School of Business, graduated from Pacific Coast Banking School and finished his graduate work at Golden Gate University.

“I am humbled by the faith and confidence that my peers have placed in me,” Aguilar said. “Serving on the port commission is a distinct honor and I feel privileged and blessed to play a role in ensuring the continuing success of the largest economic driver in our region.”