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Ron Ernst

SVP, Risk Manager

Ron manages all operational aspects and existing portfolio relationships within the Specialty Finance Group. Prior to Square 1, he held senior management positions at Imperial Bank, Comerica Bank and Greater Bay Bank. Ron was a co-founder of Sand Hill Finance and has been instrumental in the formation of six separate companies/divisions over the past 30 years. Ron attended California State University of Chico where he earned a BS in Finance and Marketing. Ron joined Square 1 in 2013.

Outside the Square

  • Regularly competes in triathlons and road races.
  • Enjoys spending time coaching youth sports.
  • Serves as a board member for several local community nonprofits.


  • Accounts Receivable Finance


  • Northwest


51 East Campbell Avenue
Suite 141
Campbell, CA 95008

P: 408.447.8533

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