Vartan Shahijanian
Chairperson  

Vartan Shahijanian is the Senior Vice President of the Private Bank of Union Bank. He has more than 30 years of banking experience and rejoined Union Bank in 2006 from Northern Trust, where he served as Vice President and Managing Director of its Mill Valley office – from 2003 to 2005. Vartan has served on the board of directors for the Horizons Foundation, the Leukemia Society, and as board President and Chair of the ALS-Association (Lou Gehrig’s Disease) of the Bay Area Chapter.  He currently serves on the board of University of San Francisco’s Center for the Pacific Rim, as well as the University’s Regional Council. Vartan received his bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from the University of San Francisco and is fluent in Armenian and Persian.