Ernest Dow Biography and Net Worth

Director of OP Bancorp

Ernest E. Dow serves as Independent Director of the Company. He is a Certified Public Accountant and a Principal of Dow & Sohn CPAs. He has maintained his accounting practice for over 37 years providing accounting, auditing, tax and business consulting services for international and local companies operating in Southern California. Mr. Dow served as a director for Pacific Union Bank from May 2003 until the bank’s acquisition by Hanmi Bank in April 2004. Mr. Dow is a member of the California Society of Certified Public Accountants. Mr. Dow obtained his Bachelor of Science from California State University, Northridge, in 1976. Mr. Dow’s significant accounting experience provides among other things in-depth knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles and auditing standards to the Board. Mr. Dow was a member of Choi Dow Ivan Hong & Lee Accountancy Corporation (“CDIH&L”) from August 1992 to December 2007. In July 2008, the SEC entered an order finding that (i) CDIH&L and Dow did not possess the requisite qualifications to represent others and (ii) CDIH&L willfully violated Section 102(a) of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002. The order related to the failure of CDIH&L to register with the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (“PCAOB”) in connection with the preparation and issuance of an audit report with respect to a public company client in December 2004, and Mr. Dow’s participation in the preparation and issuance of such audit report. Under the order, CDIH&L was denied the privilege of practicing before the SEC and Mr. Dow was personally censured. However, Mr. Dow was permitted to continue to practice before the SEC as an independent accountant, provided that.

How do I contact Ernest Dow?

The corporate mailing address for Mr. Dow and other OP Bancorp executives is 1000 Wilshire Blvd Ste 500, Los Angeles, California 90017-2462. OP Bancorp can also be reached via phone at (213) 892-9999 and via email at [email protected] Learn More on Ernest Dow's contact information.

Has Ernest Dow been buying or selling shares of OP Bancorp?

Ernest Dow has not been actively trading shares of OP Bancorp in the last ninety days. Most recently, on Thursday, February 17th, Ernest Dow bought 720 shares of OP Bancorp stock. The stock was acquired at an average cost of $13.75 per share, with a total value of $9,900.00. Learn More on Ernest Dow's trading history.

Who are OP Bancorp's active insiders?

OP Bancorp's insider roster includes Brian Choi (Director), Ernest Dow (Director), Ock Kim (Director), Christine Oh (CFO), and Myung Park (Director). Learn More on OP Bancorp's active insiders.

Are insiders buying or selling shares of OP Bancorp?

During the last twelve months, OP Bancorp insiders bought shares 12 times. They purchased a total of 113,236 shares worth more than $1,412,017.20. During the last twelve months, insiders at the sold shares 2 times. They sold a total of 60,000 shares worth more than $755,500.00. The most recent insider tranaction occured on August, 29th when Director Brian Choi bought 10,000 shares worth more than $125,500.00. Insiders at OP Bancorp own 22.2 % of the company. Learn More about insider trades at OP Bancorp.

Information on this page was last updated on 8/29/2022.

Ernest Dow Insider Trading History at OP Bancorp

Transaction DateBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionShares Held After TransactionDetails
2/17/2022Buy720$13.75$9,900.00View SEC Filing Icon  
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Ernest Dow Buying and Selling Activity at OP Bancorp

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OP Bancorp Company Overview

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OP Bancorp operates as the bank holding company for Open Bank that provides banking products and services in California. It offers demand, checking, savings, money market, and time deposit accounts, as well as certificates of deposit. The company also provides commercial real estate, small business administration, commercial and industrial business, single-family residential, term, consumer, and home mortgage loans; trade financing products; and letters of credit, and SWIFT and export advice. In addition, it offers debit and credit card, online transfer and bill payment, electronic delivery of customer statements, and mobile banking solutions for iPhone and Android phones, including remote check deposit with mobile bill pay; direct deposits, cashier's checks, person to person payments, wire transfers, and automated clearing house (ACH) services; and cash management services, including balance reporting, transfers between accounts, wire transfer initiation, ACH origination, and stop payment services, as well as remote deposit capture, positive pay, zero balance accounts, and sweep accounts. As of January 27, 2022, the company operated nine full branch offices in Downtown Los Angeles, Los Angeles Fashion District, Los Angeles Koreatown, Gardena, Buena Park, and Santa Clara in California; and Carrollton, Texas. It also had four loan production offices in Atlanta, Georgia; Aurora, Colorado; and Lynnwood and Seattle in Washington. The company was founded in 2005 and is headquartered in Los Angeles, California.
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Today's Range

Now: $11.12
Low: $11.00
High: $11.19

50 Day Range

MA: $11.74
Low: $10.80
High: $12.84

2 Week Range

Now: $11.12
Low: $10.17
High: $14.86


13,712 shs

Average Volume

50,824 shs

Market Capitalization

$168.90 million

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