It’s all about building relationships. Recently, Mission Valley Bank’s Vice President and Business Banking Officer Paula Bahamon participated in a Women’s Collaborative Colloquium at CSU, Northridge with the purpose of elevating women business owners. Here is what the hosting organization, Women’s Collaborative Mentoring Program (WCMP), said about Paula --

“Paula Bahamon is an exceptional banker who understands how to support Women in Business. Last October, the WCMP held a Women’s Collaborative Colloquium at CSU, Northridge with the purpose to elevate women business owners. The Colloquium began with a leadership/mentoring award followed by industry expert panels and concluded with a speed mentoring (matchmaking). 

  Paula, was paired with three mentees for the speed mentoring event. Her consultative, thoughtful approach towards working with people illustrates her care to build long-lasting relationships. Even after 6 months, Paula continues to reach out and confer with mentees for on-going support with their businesses.  (READ MORE)   Businesses are highly impressed by her proactive approach in following up with industry-specific recommendations and referrals. As a successful community leader, Paula recognizes the challenges facing today’s businesswomen. Mission Valley Bank is leading the way for women; with care, support, and understanding.   The WCMP looks forward to working with Paula to enable local businesswomen to thrive!”

The Women’s Collaborative Mentoring Program (WCMP) offered at The Valley Economic Alliance (TVEA) is a premier result driven accelerator grant for Economically Disadvantaged Women-Owned Small Business (EDWOSB).

Paula can be reached at Mission Valley Bank's Corporate Offices (818) 394-2300.