SANTA CLARA CONVENTION CENTER
MAY 4-5, 2018

THE WORLD’S LARGEST
ENTREPRENEURSHIP CONFERENCE

Imagination AI

CHRISTA STEELE

Former CEO, Mechanics Bank & Founder, Boardroom Consulting LLC

TRACK KEYNOTE, FINTECH

Christa Steele is a board director of FIG Partners and Pacific Coast Banking School. Christa serves on the nominating, compensation, and audit committees of FIG Partners and is a qualified financial and audit expert. She is the past President, CEO and Inside Voting Director of Mechanics Bank with $500 Million in Market Capitalization. Christa led the successful financial turnaround and sell of the company in 2015 improving core earnings 43% in a single calendar year and doubling the value of the company in less than 2 years. Most notable accomplishments include being the youngest female CEO with over 6,000 banks in the United States to lead an organization the size of MCHB; recognized by the San Francisco Business Times as one of the most influential women in Bay Area business; and is a well-known blockchain advocate and financial technology enthusiast. Today, Christa serves as an advisor, observer and board member to public and private companies.