San Diego Financial Literacy Center

SCOTT YATES


Title: Vice President/ Branch Manager

Employer/ Organization: Silvergate Bank

Years Served: 2

Committees: Special Events and Finance

Education: Bachelor of Science – Finance and Marketing, University of Arizona

Other Boards Served: Founding member of Voices for Children’s Young Professionals Group, a member of the Kiwanis Club of Pacific Beach, and a member of the Navy League of San Diego

Profession: In this role, he leads the growth efforts of the branch and manages a team of dedicated business bankers who seek to find creative solutions for each customer while providing exceptional, personalized customer service. In addition, Scott contributes to the banks marketing, new product development, and customer experience enhancement efforts. 

Scott has over ten years of business banking experience in San Diego. Prior to joining Silvergate Bank in 2010, Scott worked for San Diego National Bank in a variety of roles. Scott received his Bachelor of Science in Finance and Marketing from the University of Arizona, where he was a member of Sigma Alpha Epsilon. 

Scott has maintained heavy involvement and held numerous leadership roles with local nonprofits throughout his career.