Mr. Wilhelmino R. Mendoza has served as the Bank’s President and Chief Executive Officer and Director since December 2013. He has also been Director of Gopel Finance Corporation and Factors Lending Corporation. Mr. Mendoza has worked in the banking industry for more than 40 years and has attended many leadership management and financial trainings and seminars, foremost of which are his attendance in the Pacific Rim Bankers Program at the University of Washington in Seattle, USA and a Leadership Program conducted by the National Defense College of the Philippines at Fort Bonifacio in Taguig, Metro Manila. He worked in various capacities in other banks. He started his banking career at the Philippine National Bank and rose to become manager of Republic Planters Bank. Afterwards he became Vice President and Region Head of Land Bank of the Philippines and Solid bank Corporation. He retired in 2013, as First Vice President and Area Head of BDO Unibank. For a time, he also worked as Senior Vice President and Consultant of A. Brown Company and other affiliates of the said group in Cagayan de Oro. Mr. Mendoza holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Ateneo de Zamboanga. He has attended the Corporate Governance Seminar and Advance Corporate Governance Course conducted by RBAP last September 2016 and October 2017, respectively.
Wilhelmino R. Mendoza
President and CEO
Ms. Sylvia C. Tala-o has served as the Bank’s Operations Manager since 2018 and promoted as Assistant Vice President last September 13, 2019. Ms. Tala-o joined SBI in 2011. She has been a Compliance Officer, Remedial and Collection Head, Business Manager, Main Office Manager, Credit Unit Head, and Marketing Officer of the Bank. Prior to joining SBI, she has been with Siam Bank from 2002 to 2011 where she held various officer positions. She holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Accountancy from Mindanao State University-Iligan Institute of Technology.
Sylvia C. Tala-o
Assistant Vice President
Bank Finance Manager
Ms. Argine May M. Ramo was appointed as the Bank’s full fledge Compliance Officer in July 2020. Prior to the appointment, she has been in acting capacity for two years since April 2018. Ms. Ramo was the Bank’s Internal Auditor in 2017, In-Charge of Office of Velez Branch in 2016, and subsidiary and general bookkeeper from 2014 to 2015. She holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Management Accounting and in Accountancy from Central Mindanao University. Ms. Ramo is a Certified Public Accountant and has attended various seminars that exposed her to banking regulations necessary for the effective management of the Bank’s compliance function.
Argine May M. Ramo
Mr. Harmon D. Galigao was appointed as Bank Operations Manager in March 2021. He was the Bank’s full fledge Internal Auditor in July 2020 after being in acting capacity for more than a year after rejoining the Bank in March, 2019. Mr. Galigao previously joined the Bank in 2014 as Administrative Teller, Credit Investigator and Appraiser, Account Officer and Assistant Internal Auditor until 2017. Prior to joining the Bank, he has been an Accounting Staff in Priometal Mindanao Corporation and Junior Internal Auditor in He and Sons Corporation. Mr. Galigao holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Accountancy from Pilgrim Christian College.
Harmon D. Galigao
Bank Operations Head
Ms. Geraldine S. Raypon holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Management Accounting from Liceo de Cagayan University. She joined the Bank in March 2012 as New Accounts Clerk and has been around every units of the Bank such as bookkeeper, cashier, and branch operations officer. She has been designated as the Bank’s Acting Internal Auditor since January 2021.
Geraldine S. Raypon
Mr. Ervin S. Balandan was appointed as Bank Credit Manager on June 2020. He joined the Bank in 2017 as Assistant Compliance Officer before being appointed as Credit Officer I in January 2018. Prior to joining the Bank, Mr. Balandan has been the Sales and Purchase Coordinator at Hamy, International in the Middle East from 2013 to 2015 and Operations Manager/Project Coordinator at AGB Development Foundation, Inc. He has also worked in the banking industry under RBT bank, Inc. from 2001-2009.Mr. Balandan holds a degree in AB Economics from Ramon Magsaysay Memorial College and Master in Management from Liceo de Cagayan University.
Ervin S. Balandan
Bank Credit Manager
Ms. Ellen S. Flores is one of the Bank’s Credit Officers. She has been posted in the Credit unit of the Bank since March 2014 and has been a bookkeeper for one year before becoming the Credit Unit Head in 2014. Prior to joining the Bank, Ms. Flores has worked as bookkeeper and accountant at Siam Bank, Inc. (A Rural Bank) from 2008 to 2011 and as bookkeeper at Rural Bank of Talisayan (RBT) Bank from 2011 to 2012. She has also attended various trainings and seminars necessary in the conduct of her current position. Ms. Flores holds a Bachelor of Science degree Major in Banking and Finance from Bukidnon State University.
Ellen S. Flores
Ms. Gerna Kristel T. Pineda has served as the Bank’s Administrative Services Unit Head since 2016. Prior to ASU Head, Ms. Pineda started as Loans Bookkeeper upon joining SBI in 2010; Loans Processor in 2011; Cashier/New Accounts Clerk in 2012 and Internal Auditor in 2014.Ms. Pineda has attended various seminars necessary in the performance of her position. She represents SBI in the People Management Association of the Philippines (PMAP).She has attended a seminar on Digitizing and Simplifying HR and Payroll Performance conducted by PMAP in 2018. Ms. Pineda holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration and Masters in Business Administration from Ateneo de Cagayan-Xavier University.
Gerna Kristel T. Pineda
Administrative Services Unit Head
Ms. Jasmin E. Dumaraog has served as the Bank’s Accountant from January 01, 2021. She joined South Bank in 2011 as Teller and has been around every units of the Bank such as bookkeeper, in-charge of office and assistant internal auditor. She attended various seminars necessary in the performance of her position. Ms. Dumaraog holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Accountancy from University of Bohol.
Jasmin E. Dumaraog
Mr. Robemar S. Castillon has served as Head of the Bank’s IT Unit since June, 2017. He has been with the Bank since 2012 as IT Specialist. He attended various seminars on regulations governing information and information technology. In 2017, he attended the Credit Information Corporation Trainings and Seminar conducted by CIC and Data Privacy Act Seminar conducted by National Privacy Commission. He has also attended CyberSecurity Awareness Training & Seminar, Cloud Computing and Fujitsu Business Solutions: Technology update conducted by private institutions. Mr. Castillon holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Information Technology from Mindanao University of Science & Technology.
Robemar S. Castillon
Information Technology Head
Ms. Jusel Ann L. Ylagan has served as the Bank’s Central Cashier since January 2019. Ms. Ylagan joined the Bank in November, 2014 as New Accounts Clerk and has been a Teller and Clearing Clerk. Prior to joining the Bank, she has worked at SM as Customer Service Assistant from 2009 to 2014. Ms. Ylagan holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Information Management from Xavier University – Ateneo de Cagayan University.
Jusel Ann T. Ylagan