Frank Tabar joined Farmers and Merchants Trust Company in 2012 and currently holds the title of Senior Vice President and Strategic Risk and Operating Officer. Frank manages the Santa Barbara office of F&M Trust Company.
Frank has over 35 years of experience in financial services including positions with Santa Barbara Bank & Trust and Bank of the West, among others. He earned his Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from San US International University in San Diego, and his Master of Business Administration in Financial Management from National University, Los Angeles.
He has specialized training in trust and fiduciary risk and compliance and is a Certified Trust Auditor (CTA), a Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE) and a Certified Securities Operation Professional (CSOP). Mr. Tabar has also served several years on the boards of Santa Barbara Symphony, Santa Barbara Family YMCA, and Rotary Club of Santa Barbara Sunrise.
Frank is married to Mariko and they are the proud parents of a daughter, son and two grandchildren.