Banking Out Loud

About PCBB’s show and hosts

March 1, 2021

Welcome to PCBB’s podcast, featuring interviews and discussions with banking industry experts and your peers. Covering the trends, priorities, and evolution of the banking industry as well as the economic events that affect it, we’re here to provide the analysis and information that every banker needs.


About our hosts:


Virginia Robbins, Chief Platform Product Manager | PCBB

Virginia Robbins has more than 40 years of experience in product development, technology, and operational excellence for financial institutions. Virginia is the Chief Platform Product Manager and oversees product development for the advisory solutions division of PCBB.

She specializes in creating a customer-centric experience for: 

  • Bank Profitability and Performance
  • Risk Management (rate, credit, liquidity, stress testing and ALLL/CECL)

Prior to joining PCBB, Virginia served as EVP & COO for California Bank of Commerce, and held various senior positions creating profitable, customer-focused financial services for companies in northern California.  She received her MBA degree from St. Mary’s College and her BA in mathematics and economics from Boston University. She is also an AIPMM Certified Product Manager.



Sonia Portwood, EVP, Business Development and Strategic Execution | PCBB

Sonia Portwood has over 25 years of sales and marketing experience in banking, finance and capital markets. At PCBB, Ms. Portwood is responsible for all business development and the execution of strategic initiatives. Prior to joining PCBB, Ms. Portwood served as Vice President at Kensington Investment Group where she was involved in sales and served as its lead account manager for national clients. Earlier in her career, Ms. Portwood worked for Financial Oxygen, BISYS Professional Services, SunTrust Securities, Bank of America, and Deposit Guaranty National Bank. Ms. Portwood earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from Belhaven University.

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