Director of BancWest Corporation and Bank of the West since July 2006, as well as BancWest Holding Inc. and BNP Paribas U.S.A., Inc. since July 2016. Michael Shepherd is Chairman of Bank of the West, BancWest Holding Inc., and their corporate parents BancWest Corporation and BNP Paribas U.S.A. Mr. Shepherd joined Bank of the West in 2004 and held a succession of positions, including General Counsel, Chief Administrative Officer and President. He served as CEO from January 2008 until June 2016, when he assumed the additional role as Chairman of BNP Paribas U.S.A. Before joining Bank of the West, Mr. Shepherd was General Counsel of The Bank of New York Company, Inc. and of Shawmut National Corporation. He served in government as Senior Deputy Comptroller of the Currency, Associate Counsel to the President of the United States and Deputy Assistant Attorney General. Mr. Shepherd is also a director of First Hawaiian Inc. and of Pacific Life Insurance Company, where he is the Lead Director. He is a member of the Advisory Boards of FTV Capital and of Promontory Interfinancial Network. Mr. Shepherd is active in community affairs, including current service as a member of the Investment and Finance Committees of Stanford Health Care, the Business Executive Council of the University of California, and the Council on Foreign Relations. He also has served as a Member and President of the Federal Advisory Council of the Federal Reserve Board, as a Member of the FDIC Advisory Committee on Economic Inclusion, as a Director of the Presidio Trust and as a Director of The Clearing House. He received the HOPE Silver Rights Vision Award in 2015 and was the 2013 Recipient of the Distinguished Achievement Award of B’nai B’rith International.